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  • Clarinetist Ben Goldberg's austerely beautiful music

    Clarinetist Ben Goldberg's austerely beautiful music
    The smart and soulful music that clarinetist Ben Goldberg played Saturday night at Constellation defied easy categorization. In that Goldberg performed alongside pianist-keyboardist Michael Coleman and drummer Hamir Atwal, the band – which they...
  • 'TightWire' takes Chicago Tap Theatre to the circus

    'TightWire' takes Chicago Tap Theatre to the circus
    "TightWire" opens promisingly. A smoky, sepia-toned stage emerges from the darkness, and we hear the chugging of cleat-clad feet offstage, re-creating the rhythms of an approaching train. Then the dancers appear in a single-file line, led by the...
  • Restaurant review: Taboon Bistro in Orlando

    Restaurant review: Taboon Bistro in Orlando
    Finding Taboon Bistro is a treasure hunt, the same search I encouraged readers to pursue when Wa restaurant occupied the space in a mixed-use complex on the backside of Universal Studios. Low-to-the-ground signs can steer you to the parking lot, but after...
  • Review: Godfrey Daniels kicks off 40th year with lively, relaxed concert by favorites Ellis Paul and Vance Gilbert

    Review: Godfrey Daniels kicks off 40th year with lively, relaxed concert by favorites Ellis Paul and Vance Gilbert
    It was snowy outside, but on Friday night the stage of Moravian College’s Foy Hall became a cozy living room. Two comfy chairs holding acoustic guitars, a lamp, a table with a record turntable, and a grand piano off to the side was the setting for...
  • Theater review: 'Hank Williams: Lost Highway' at Sonnentag at the IceHouse

     Theater review: 'Hank Williams: Lost Highway' at Sonnentag at the IceHouse
    Pioneering singer Hank Williams was crooning country tunes before the genre even had that name. He sang the "hillbilly music" of the 1940s, and his star burned brief and bright. At 14, he had his own radio show. At age 21, married. Age 28, divorced. Age...
  • With fist jabs and shifting smiles, 'Power Goes' is politics of LBJ

    With fist jabs and shifting smiles, 'Power Goes' is politics of LBJ
    Herding cats: Now there's a skill politicians could use today. Lyndon Baines Johnson, our folksy dictator-president of the '60s, had it by the ton, alternately muscling and charming his victim-cohorts into obedience, passing the legislation he wanted,...
  • TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy

    TV review: 11 kids' shows that promote literacy
    The best way for kids to appreciate words and language is by reading to them. But TV can be another tool to help kids develop and enhance their literacy skills. Check out these excellent shows for little kids that encourage learning about letters, words,...
  • 'Insurgent' is series' middle chapter without its own clear purpose

    Picking up right after last year's "Divergent," "Insurgent" finds young rebel outcast Tris (Shailene Woodley) on the run from her society's murderous leader (played by Kate Winslet) along with her fellow "divergents," her brother (Ansel Elgort) and...
  • Review: Orlando Philharmonic, conducted by Leslie B. Dunner

     Review: Orlando Philharmonic, conducted by Leslie B. Dunner
    The season-long series of auditions for Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra music director came to a close Saturday when Leslie B. Dunner conducted "Rimma Plays Sibelius." Dunner, the fifth of five finalists to conduct the orchestra, gave depth and emotional...
  • 'Outside Mullingar': Spark of intensity lights an Irish fire

    'Outside Mullingar': Spark of intensity lights an Irish fire
    "Outside Mullingar," a recent play by John Patrick Shanley ("Doubt") and the newest attraction from the Northlight Theatre in Skokie, starts out in a manner familiar to anyone with affection for dramas set in rural Ireland, suggesting a comfortable and...
  • Theater review: 'Coercion' from Playwrights' Round Table

     Theater review: 'Coercion' from Playwrights' Round Table
    In "Coercion," which had its world premiere Friday in Orlando, playwright Louise Wigglesworth tries to wrap her head around the thorny — and topical — problem of bullying. Her drama is set in a public high school, which brings its own side...