| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:00 AM
A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of a family's struggle to retain dignity in a harsh and changing world on Chicago's South Side in the 1950s. It's based on playwright Lorraine Hansberry's own battles against racial segregation, it's name taken from the...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:37 PM
School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
| Nov 24, 2013
Diners and waitresses beam upon recognizing the familiar face of the woman eating a short stack of blueberry pancakes and sipping peppermint tea at an off-the-highway eatery in New Haven.
"What play are you in?" asks the gentleman as he catches the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Raven-Symone, darling of "The Cosby Show" and "That's So Raven," stirred things up a bit Friday with a tweet about gay marriage that's being interpreted as her official coming out as a lesbian.
"I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
NEW YORK — When Condola Rashad was a little girl, her mother would often take her to work. The youngster would sit and play or watch curiously as the woman she called Mom scurried about her job.
It was similar to the experience of many children,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:33 PM
The Robert Harling play fueled a movie version that has remained much-loved, thanks in large part to its all-star gathering of actresses, and it also fuels this Lifetime remake that unites many African-American performers.
A Louisiana beauty shop...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Danny Rutigliano (Broadway's "The Lion King," the national tour of "How to Succeed in Business...") will be featured in the cast of the new musical comedy "The Fabulous Lipitones," which will receive a workshop at Goodspeed Musicals' Normal Terris Theatre...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Closer to 80 than 70, the man works.
Nov. 8: Red Bank, N.J.
Nov. 14: Great Falls, Mont.
Nov. 15: Missoula, Mont.
Nov. 16: San Bernardino, Calif.
That's Bill Cosby's performance itinerary for the past two weeks. Then come the next two weeks. Nov....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bill Cosby is sitting down on the job as he embarks on his first television special in three decades.
Armed with a chair, a bottle of water and a box of Kleenex, Cosby is center stage for "Far From Finished," which he performed at the Cerritos Art...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Bill Cosby doesn't just want to entertain his fans. He wants to educate and inspire them, as well.
On Sunday, the legendary comedian will share his life stories and humorous tales at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. But please, don't refer to his 45-...