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  • Director John Hughes Dies at 59

    Director John Hughes Dies at 59
    LOS ANGELES -- Writer-director John Hughes, Hollywood's youth impresario of the 1980s and '90s who captured the teen and preteen market with such favorites as "The Breakfast Club," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Home Alone, died Thursday, a spokeswoman...
  • 'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots

    'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots
    Editor's note: This 2008 article is from the Tribune's archives. Larry Gelbart died Friday, September 11. He was 81. Larry Gelbart spent the first 15 years of his life on Chicago's mostly Jewish West Side, now the North Lawndale district. The family...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, March 2006

    We explore the roots and evolution of fascism with two experts: Stanley Payne, professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Peter Fritzsche, professor of history at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. (03/31/06)...
  • Extension 720 Classic, Audio Archives, February 2006

    David Galenson, professor of economics at the University of Chicago, and Joshua Kotin, graduate student in English language and literature and editor of the Chicago Review discuss the nature of artistic genius and evaluate the careers of such diverse...
  • Oscar trivia

    Oscar trivia
    Economies around the globe are melting down. The U.S. is embroiled in multiple armed conflicts with no easy exits. So who cares what five Oscar winners have played superheroes in their careers? Chances are, you do. That's why you're reading this. Test...
  • Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle

    Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle
    Carl St.Clair can clearly recall being in the third grade in his hometown of Yoakum, Texas, and being "marched down to the Grand Theater where we all got to see 'Ben-Hur.' I was totally captivated," he says. "The score was overwhelming to me." Fifty...
  • Prodigal Sons: 3 of 5 stars

    Kimberly Reed, who began life as Paul McKerrow, thought bringing a film crew home to Montana offered the chance to document her acceptance or rejection by her long-estranged brother Marc, a guy who had never been able to compete when Paul was the star...
  • The mystique of Sedona

    Mysteries dwell within the towering red rocks of northern Arizona. And it doesn't take a Sedona visitor long to stumble upon them. "The woo-woo factor is strong here," psychic Craig Junjulas told me the morning I arrived. "Huh?" I said, doing a double...
  • Classically Trained: Stories from a more musically golden age

    Classically Trained: Stories from a more musically golden age
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — No passersby recognized him, but I didn't find that surprising. They were too busy hustling to and from the last day of Oktoberfest celebrations at the Old World Village. But a few stopped momentarily to hear the group of five...
  • Musical youth

    The weather's heating up, the days are ticking until the end of the school year, and the kids are getting restless. Fear not, the Imagination Celebration is in full swing. This year is the 25th anniversary of the full-county, multiweek collaboration...
  • Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'

    Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'
    If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down:...