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  • Datebook for Feb. 26

    Datebook for Feb. 26
    Things to do and see around the county. ART ANTIOCH FINE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY: 41380 Route 83. (847) 838-2274; http://www.antiochfinearts.org. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. The annual...
  • Robin Williams' daughter Zelda doesn't question his suicide: 'I don't think there's a point'

    Robin Williams' daughter Zelda doesn't question his suicide: 'I don't think there's a point'
    Robin Williams' daughter Zelda Williams isn't questioning why the comedian committed suicide. "I don't think there's a point.... It's not important to ask because it's [done]," she said, tearing up in her interview with NBC national correspondent Kate...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy addresses Joan Rivers' 'In Memoriam' absence

    Oscars 2015: Academy addresses Joan Rivers' 'In Memoriam' absence
    In the wake of fan outrage that Joan Rivers was not included in the Oscars' annual "In Memoriam" segment honoring Hollywood figures who have died in the last year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement to The Times on Monday:...
  • Pawscars honor top animal actors, including prolific primate

    Pawscars honor top animal actors, including prolific primate
    Honoring actors brings out red carpets, couture and — sometimes — creatures. A monkey who's starred in 25 movies over two decades was top dog at the sixth annual Pawscars, the animal version of the Oscars. Waving a statue over her head in...
  • Northbrook Junior High School presents 'Aladdin Jr.'

    Northbrook Junior High School presents 'Aladdin Jr.'
    In-Genie-ous? Fans of the Disney 1992 hit film "Aladdin" can get wishes granted by seeing the Northbrook Junior High School interpretation of "Aladdin Jr." Four shows from March 4-7 feature the talents of an estimated 80 students. That number includes...
  • Leonard Nimoy deserves a split-fingered sports salute

    Leonard Nimoy deserves a split-fingered sports salute
    The news hit Joe Nelson like a photon torpedo. Leonard Nimoy had died, and with him went a character for the ages. "I had a little extra sadness," Nelson said. That character was Mr. Spock, of course. And sports fans all over the galaxy should have...
  • Pluto.TV: Curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV

    Pluto and the several other companies reimagining the experience of watching videos made for the Web are unlikely to unseat YouTube any time soon. But the competition is welcome news to the fast-growing online video community. "YouTube has blown the door...
  • Sex ed films through history

    Sex ed films through history
    More than 100,000 sex education films have been made over the last century or so, according to Brenda Goodman's documentary "Sex(ed)," a fun if somewhat brisk historical overview of the genre that screens Saturday at Chicago Filmmakers. Goodman, who...
  • Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright

    Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright
    He was the surly pizza man who interrupted a class at Ridgemont High to deliver a double-cheese-and-sausage to the cool-guy student played by Sean Penn. He was the Olsen twins' prissy, Spanish-accented nanny, Manuelo, on "So Little Time." He was the...
  • $6.5 million Metra station proposal tops 2014 'Year in Review'

    $6.5 million Metra station proposal tops 2014 'Year in Review'
    As 2014 comes to an end, the Lake Forester looks back at the biggest stories we reported on this year. Proposal to make Metra station safer stalls without funding A city report specifying exactly how much money would be required to upgrade the West Lake...
  • The 'Folles' in our stars

    The 'Folles' in our stars
    Just as the same-sex marriage ban in Florida ends, the run of "La Cage aux Folles" at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre begins. The musical centers on a long-term gay relationship, and the Wick production features Lee Roy Reams and Walter Charles, both of...