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  • A dean of Japanese music talks boundaries, John Cage and life with Yoko Ono

    A dean of Japanese music talks boundaries, John Cage and life with Yoko Ono
    When composer Toshi Ichiyanagi arrived at my hotel near Suntory Hall for tea, he apologized for bringing a bag of his recent CDs, since it would add weight to my luggage. He laughed when he said that in halting English. He then smiled contentedly, knowing...
  • Clinton deserves black vote

    Clinton deserves black vote
    Political pundits have wondered whether Hillary Clinton will enjoy the same enthusiastic support from the African-American community in her presidential bid that President Barack Obama received. Others have wondered whether she deserves it. After her...
  • Obama still hasn't picked Chicago

    Obama still hasn't picked Chicago
    The competition for Barack Obama's legacy is not over until he announces whether his primary residence will be here or in New York. The ability to shape public opinion does not reside in a library, which will be built on Chicago's South Side. It resides...
  • Lehigh Valley natives Amanda Seyfried and Dane DeHaan to work together

    Lehigh Valley natives Amanda Seyfried and Dane DeHaan to work together
    Lehigh Valley natives who have become two of the hottest young Hollywood stars will finally get to work together. Allen High School grad Amanda Seyfried will join former Emmaus High student Dane DeHaan in the cast of the independent film "Young...
  • Obama library to be in Chicago, but site yet to be decided

     Obama library to be in Chicago, but site yet to be decided
    In the end, it wasn't about a view of the Hudson River in New York or the promise of oceanfront property in Hawaii. For Barack and Michelle Obama, the decision of where to build his presidential library and museum was about returning to their roots...
  • Two District 11 wrestlers honored with Christian Luciano Pinner Award

    Two District 11 wrestlers honored with Christian Luciano Pinner Award
    Jake Young of Freedom High and Julian Wismer of Notre Dame-Green Pond were recognized Tuesday with the Christian Luciano Pinner Award. The award honors the District 11 wrestlers who record the most pins during the season. Young, a senior, won in Class 3A...
  • University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story

    University of Virginia dean sues Rolling Stone over botched rape story
    A University of Virginia official, vowing to hold Rolling Stone accountable for one of the most prominent journalism scandals in recent memory, Tuesday sued the magazine and one of its writers for defamation stemming from a now-discredited story about...
  • How John Hinckley, Reagan's would-be assassin, could go free

     How John Hinckley, Reagan's would-be assassin, could go free
    John Hinckley Jr. is on the verge of pulling off a feat no other American has: shooting a U.S. president and going home a free man. Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Reagan in a bizarre attempt to impress actress Jodie Foster, is close to...
  • Corona del Mar High grad's new film probes bullying and social media

    Corona del Mar High grad's new film probes bullying and social media
    Caryn Waechter did not encounter bullying during her days at Corona del Mar High School in the early 1990s. But when she recently directed her first feature, "The Sisterhood of Night," she learned just how serious and common bullying can be for teenagers....
  • Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top

     Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top
    When a classical music group disbands, the cause almost invariably is financial — declining ticket sales and contributions, mounting deficits, rising costs, or some combination thereof. It's almost unheard of for any such organization to go out of...
  • Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say

    Obama's library to be built in Chicago, sources say
    President Barack Obama has selected the University of Chicago to host his library and museum, sources have told the Chicago Tribune. Despite a flurry of reports Thursday that Chicago had won the library, there was no official confirmation by the Obama...