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  • 'The Voice of the Prairie' at the Colony Theatre in Burbank

    'The Voice of the Prairie' at the Colony Theatre in Burbank
    The Midwestern plains are inundated. The lives of thousands of farmers and small-town citizens will never be the same. But wait: It's 1923, not 2008. And the disruptive waves are coming from the newfangled radio, not the swollen Mississippi River. John...
  • Impaired mental function more common in elderly men

    Impaired mental function more common in elderly men
    In storyteller Garrison Keillor's corner of Minnesota, all the children may be "above average." But a study of older Minnesotans in the county surrounding the famed Mayo Clinic suggests that the ones who stay "above average" mentally are more likely to be...
  • Check out the complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule

    Here is a complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule. Tickets can be purchased at www.vafest.org or by calling 671-8100. Virginia International Tattoo Sneak Peaks. Noon April 14. A pipe band from the Tattoo will perform a half-hour show. Tidewater...
  • A decade later, 'Best Little Town' still fits Bayfield to a T

    There are still no traffic lights. In fact, there are still no traffic lights in the entire county. There's still no McDonald's, no Wal-Mart. The lake still sparkles, the beaches still squeak, the restaurants still serve those menacing whitefish livers."...
  • 99 THINGS TO DO

    1. Carry a loaded squirt gun. 2. Catch fireflies and keep them overnight in a glass jar with a bit of grass and a wax-paper lid. 3. Treat yourself to an ice cream sundae at Gayety’s, 3306 Ridge Rd., Lansing; the Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor, 7347 W....
  • La pura vida beckons in L.A.

    IT USED TO BE that Angelenos were much too cool to express outright pride in their city, feeling that boosterism is for yahoos from the Midwest. But when I was in L.A. last week, I got an earful about what a good place it is from friends who never said...
  • Teachers union graded

    Today, Tokofsky and Snell discuss how UTLA can lend itself to improving L.A. schools. Previously, they weighed options for students enrolled in low-performing campuses. Later in the week, they'll discuss vouchers, breaking up the school district and more....
  • Garrison Keillor, healthcare: 'Time to fix'

     
    by Mark Silva Garrison Keillor, who has suffered a brush with mortality, has a prescription for a nation in need of the sort of care that he got: Reform, with "common humanity.'' The comic writer, amateur singer and impresario of......
  • Comment of the Week

     
    Under Just when you thought it was safe to bake your holiday pies again Bob shared this great quote:Deep (and true, IMHO) thought from Garrison Keillor two weeks ago: "Pumpkin pie is the essence of mediocrity. The very best pumpkin......
  • '30 Rock': Being Tina Fey [Updated]

     
    It was over before it began. This week was supposed to be the premiere of Liz Lemon’s destined-to-be a hit talk show called “Dealbreakers,” but it didn’t turn out that way. Liz’s insecurities -- among them her penchant for ju...
  • Philanthropist and poetry lover Ruth Lilly dies

     
    Ruth Lilly, the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday night at her home in Indianapolis. She was 94. During her lifetime, Lilly gave away the bulk of her fortune, around $800 million. In 2002, the heiress........