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  • Al Jolson tribute at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale

    Al Jolson tribute at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale
    Al Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death.
  • Victoria Jolson book signing at Lauderdale Main Library

    Victoria Jolson book signing at Lauderdale Main Library
    Victoria Jolson - SoFlo socialite and Al Jolson daughter-in-law - will be at a book signing of her memoir "Beneath the Laughter." The book follows her rise from The Deep South to London to Manhattan to Beverly Hills and her friendship with celebs...

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...

    Humble theaters become movie palaces

    Humble theaters become movie palaces
    In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation. In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...

    Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies

    Ann P. 'Nip' Melocik, physical ed teacher, dies
    Ann P. "Nip" Melocik, a retired parochial school physical education instructor, died Wednesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Loch Raven Village resident was 80. The daughter of a restaurateur and a homemaker, the former Ann...