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Elizabeth Taylor

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  • 'Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar' by Richard Ford

    "Work, as you will see, is imagined broadly in these stories - as labor, as chores, as business, as duty, as habit, as memory, as art, and as priestly avocation," writes Richard Ford in his introduction to this wonderful anthology of stories about work,...
  • 'Porn Gallery' Across From Elementary School Causes Uproar

    'Porn Gallery' Across From Elementary School Causes Uproar
    LOWER EAST SIDE, NY (PIX11) -- An art gallery owner is bringing sex-ed to a Lower East Side elementary school and it has the community outraged.  Dino Eli, owner of Windows Gallery on Orchard Street, is apparently banking on the refrain that “any...
  • Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer

    Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer
    One day in 1962, the Hollywood legend Darryl F. Zanuck turned to his 27-year-old son, Richard, seeking advice. Whom, the elder Zanuck asked, should he appoint head of production of 20th Century Fox, which had fallen on hard times and was losing...
  • Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011, June 4-5

    Trib Nation at Printers Row Lit Fest 2011, June 4-5
    I was just finishing up the Page 2 note for Wednesday and wanted to fill you in on details about the Printers Row Lit Fest and the Trib Nation tent where you can hang out and talk with us that weekend. First off, the Chicago Tribune’s Printers...
  • Young adult books at Printers Row Lit Fest

    Young adult books at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Calling young readers - and grown-ups who read those types of books. Printers Row Lit Fest is the place for you! Our programming this year reflects the explosion in wonderful books for young readers who are beginning to develop their own taste in...
  • Around Town: Conrad's gone -- where to eat?

    Now that Conrad’s is closed, folks are wondering. Where to eat? Where will we eat at midnight? Where will the Presbyterians eat after church? Where will Paco go for lunch? (Paco’s Barbershop is awesome. Confidential to Vons: We can...
  • The Story Behind Writing The Story

    The Story Behind Writing The Story
    How often does one encounter a book set on the 2100 block of Sheffield Avenue? And the crime at the heart of the book takes place on my birthday, and is covered in the Chicago Tribune. The novel hits every hot button -- a retired orthopedic surgeon is...
  • Wish to read our Algren Award winner's award-winning story?

    Wish to read our Algren Award winner's award-winning story?
    The Nelson Algren Short Story Prize 2011 goes to Billy Lombardo, for his beautifully written story, “Clover." Here's an interview with him after the award. Lombardo, a teacher at the Latin School of Chicago, is a resident of Forest Park, and...
  • Laurel Park celebrates 100th birthday

    Laurel Park celebrates 100<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> birthday
    Deep in the bowels of Laurel Park, beneath the oval where Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Barbaro once tread, runs a tunnel. It's a long-forgotten passage that bigwigs once used to escape the raucous crowds above. Queen Elizabeth II, who raced a horse at...
  • Elizabeth Taylor remembered by celebrity friends at private service in Burbank

    Elizabeth Taylor remembered by celebrity friends at private service in Burbank
    Some 400 people, including many famous friends, gathered in a theater at the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank to remember the illustrious life and career of Elizabeth Taylor. Actors Colin Farrell and Michael Caine and singer Elton John joined family...
  • The stars align for kabbalah

    The stars align for kabbalah
    Second of two parts When Philip Berg decided in the early 1970s to teach kabbalah to the masses, he predicted that orthodox rabbis would stone him and his wife, Karen. For a long time, that seemed a pompous overstatement. Few people had even heard of the...