| Jan 13, 2012
"I did my first triathlon when I was 50" is not a sentence you hear often. But for Elizabeth Brackett, it's the truth.
"I really started getting into them over the last 10 years," said Brackett, who, at 70, has three world championship triathlon titles...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 8:21 AM
The universally acclaimed Joyce Carol Oates returns to Chicago on the heels of "A Widow's Story" (Harper Collins, publication date: Feb. 15). The author's poignant, intimate memoir about the unexpected death of Raymond Smith, her husband of forty-six...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Bravo named tonight’s episode “Scream Therapy,” but there isn’t much screaming and there is only a tiny bit of therapy. But there is ‘unloading,’ some non-sequiturs disguised as logical conclusions, and despite all of...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Lady Antebellum's desperate late-night call for companionship, "Need You Now," was named record and song of the year among five awards the country trio collected during the 53rd Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday from Staples Center in Los Angeles.
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
I'm not saying that an actor can't ugly up to play a role, but this news is ridiculous: Rob Lowe will star as accused wife killer Drew Peterson in Lifetime's TV movie "The Drew Peterson Story, aka Lady Killer."
Ahhh, Lifetime, I do love your torn-from-...
| May 15, 2011
In December 2004, TV viewers started to tune in to a reality show that documented the dramatic details of producing a runway collection, and with it came a familiarity with infectious little catchphrases such as "make it work, people" and "auf...
| Jan 8, 2012
Stealth wealth. Fashion gaming. Elsa Schiaparelli. Raf Simons. What else? Here's a list of stylish people, trends and ideas to pay attention to in 2012.
Surrealism. Opening May 10, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute's exhibition...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Jul 10, 2011
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A night after winning top honors at the Directors Guild, "The King's Speech" picked up the trophy for outstanding cast at the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, and Colin Firth nabbed lead actor honors for his performance in the film....
| Jan 14, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Relatives and friends of a teen-aged girl who went missing from the Austin neighborhood nearly four years ago teamed up with Chicago Police Saturday to renew a public plea for information related to Yasmin Acree’s whereabouts.