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  • Tracy Baim: a gay-media torchbearer

    Tracy Baim: a gay-media torchbearer
    The signs were there: The newspaper Chicago Today ceased publication on Sept. 13, 1974 (my birthday), and the Chicago Daily News published its final edition on March 4, 1978 (Chicago's birthday). You might think some of us would have taken these as...
  • Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility

    Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility
    Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share. Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
  • On the error scene: Looking good for a dead man

    On the error scene: Looking good for a dead man
    From time to time, we make mistakes. Yes, that’s perhaps a surprising revelation – not that we make mistakes, but that we readily admit to it. That’s difficult in any line of work, of course, but we’re committed to owning up to...
  • O'Mara helping George Zimmerman in court of public opinion

    O'Mara helping George Zimmerman in court of public opinion
    A month ago, this moment seemed about as far off as the next NASA moon landing: George Zimmerman is beginning to look like a regular guy. Zimmerman took the stand at his bond hearing last week and quietly apologized to Trayvon Martin's parents, risking a...
  • Laurence Luckinbill Plays "Abraham" in Solo Show in South Windsor

    Laurence Luckinbill Plays "Abraham" in Solo Show in South Windsor
    Tony award-nominated actor Laurence Luckinbill will play the Jewish patriarch Abraham in a new one-man play, "Abraham," by the actor on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Unity of Greater Hartford, the spiritual center at 919 Ellington Road (Route 30) in...
  • John Rich dies at 86; director of landmark sitcoms

    John Rich dies at 86; director of landmark sitcoms
    As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing "The Dick Van Dyke Show"in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in 1970. On the same day he received a phone call from Mary Tyler Moore wanting to set up a meeting to...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...
  • What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest

    What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Sunday Memoir writing: How do you turn a life story into something more than a slog through boring facts? Perhaps Carol LaChapelle has an answer. 11 a.m., University Center/Multimedia Room — Judy Hevrdejs, reporter Tavern recipes: Susan and Drew...
  • Wooded Island is haven for birds — and birders

    Wooded Island is haven for birds — and birders
    If warblers had Outlook calendars, the month of September would be marked, "Fly south." And some would have an extra note: "Stop at Wooded Island." They do, in profusion. For anyone curious to see the colorful birds that pass through Chicago on their...
  • Area senior communities have deep roots

    Area senior communities have deep roots
    Today's retirement communities often exceed buyers' wildest expectations. Amazing fitness center? Check. Multiple dining venues? Check. Transportation, university courses, lively locations? Check, check, and check. You may be interested to know that many...
  • Google and History

     
    Clarence Darrow, the lead defense attorney for the McNamara brothers in The Times bombing, vs. Gloria Allred in Google searches for the last 12 months....