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  • Oprah departs

    Oprah departs
    Oprah Winfrey, the queen of everything Oprah, announced she is shutting down'Harpo Studios' in Chicago and laying off 200 people. A city that gave her a chance, embraced her, facilitated her rise to world media domination and, I have to believe, gave...
  • Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore

    Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore
    Starlets draped themselves in a bevy of gorgeous gowns at the Oscars. And while you won't be able to get your hands on many of the custom pieces the celebrities wore as they paraded down the red carpet, we've found dresses that share the same trends...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Water Street Studios displays work inspired by the self and Fermilab

    Water Street Studios displays work inspired by the self and Fermilab
    Meghan Moe Beitiks was inspired by neutrinos, personal roles and identities and self-perception when she created "Observations of Final States in Interactions." The work, on display at Water Street Studios, examines parallels between neutrinos and the...
  • Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit

    Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit
    The stage was a witness box barely 3 feet wide, but Robin Thicke sang, played the piano and even danced a little in his seat during his testimony Wednesday for his copyright trial against Marvin Gaye's children. Thicke took the stand in a federal...
  • Oscar-winning writer Graham Moore, of Chicago, discusses his depression

     Oscar-winning writer Graham Moore, of Chicago, discusses his depression
    Growing up in Chicago's Lincoln Park as a movie fan with Hollywood aspirations, Graham Moore had rehearsed this moment many times. Those practiced Oscar speeches, delivered into shampoo bottles, never involved a laundry list of thank-yous. "This topic...
  • Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center

    Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center
    Restoration America initially wanted the city of Elgin to turn over more than 19 acres for free for development of something described as a "holistic treatment center" and a "private, individual and family center for wellness." According to the proposal...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees

    Oscars 2015: Diversity onstage stands in stark contrast to nominees
    When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the Oscar nominations in January, the absence of any minority group nominees in the acting categories — for only the second time since 1998 — triggered a backlash of criticism...
  • Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable

    Academy Awards telecast is all too predictable
    How unfortunate that, in presenting the award for best director during the Academy Awards ceremony, Ben Affleck chose to quote Frank Capra's observation that "the cardinal sin is dullness." None of the directors nominated, he added, could be accused...
  • Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby

    Private moments lived in public: On Oscars' red carpet, in the lobby
    A heavy rainstorm forced stars to walk the Oscars red carpet under a tent, but the stormy weather couldn't dampen spirits as Hollywood turned out for the biggest night on the movie industry's annual calendar. For the stars who gathered to celebrate at the...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'

    Oscars 2015: 'Imitation Game' writer urges kids to 'stay weird'
    One of the most touching acceptance speeches at the 2015 Academy Awards came from adapted screenplay winner Graham Moore, who took his 45 seconds on stage to encourage kids to “stay weird, stay different.” “When I was 16 years old, I...