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Warsaw (Poland)

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  • "Keeping the Feast' author discusses depression, advocacy and finding happiness

    "Keeping the Feast' author discusses depression, advocacy and finding happiness
    By releasing the paperback edition of "Keeping the Feast" on Feb. 1, it's almost as if Paula Butturini and her publisher knew that I would need a good book to survive Chicago's 2011 snowpocalypse. Stuck inside for two days, I needed something to warm...
  • Finding shards of light 'In Darkness'

    Finding shards of light 'In Darkness'
    Agnieszka Holland's Holocaust movies, like "Angry Harvest" and "Europa Europa," are a world away from concentration camp tear-jerkers like Robert Benigni's Oscar-winning smash "Life Is Beautiful." Holland's films are uninhibited and sexual, gutsy and...
  • From the Vaults -- 'Yiddle With His Fiddle'

     
    “Yiddle With His Fiddle,” a 1936 Yiddish-language production that was filmed in Poland and stars American actress Molly Picon, is -- at face value -- an endearing movie with catchy tunes. But hovering over the gaiety is the specter of......
  • Warsaw art museum buys Zbigniew Libera's 'Lego' concentration camp

     
    Zbigniew Libera's "Lego: Concentration Camp" has been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland. The art work has provoked widespread criticism since debuting in the mid-90s....
  • Art review: 'Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone' at Hammer Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972" at the UCLA Hammer Museum....
  • Suspicions linger two years after death of Polish president

     
    Two years after a plane crash in Russia killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of government officials and military leaders, some Poles refuse to accept Polish and Russian investigators' conclusions that the crash was caused by weather and...
  • Zimmer announces more layoffs

    Zimmer announces more layoffs
    WARSAW -- The largest employer in a four-county region announced it will be laying off more people. Zimmer announced that is eliminating positions as part of its global restructuring and transformation plan. Zimmer's headquarters are located in Warsaw. ...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Growing a Farmer How I Learned to Live Off the Land Kurt Timmermeister W.W. Norton: 309 pp., $24.95 I consider myself a bit of an expert in this arena, having grown up and lived exclusively in big cities, all the while dreaming about becoming a...
  • The Siren's Call: Island in the city

    The Siren's Call: Island in the city
    The novels of Richard Zimler shine compelling light on overlooked aspects of history — and along the way they provide plenty of myth and lore to delight any student of esoterica. "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon" (2000), for instance, describes the...
  • Feds: Man who fled here after extortion conviction returned to Poland

    Feds: Man who fled here after extortion conviction returned to Poland
    A man convicted a decade ago of extortion and racketeering after using violence and threats—including kidnapping and beating one man with a baseball bat—to take money from four people was brought back to his native Poland today by U.S....
  • Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department

    Hometown Secrets: Notorious gangster robs Warsaw Police Department
    To some John Dillinger was a ruthless bank robber, to others he was a hero taking a stand against the government -- but to people in Warsaw he is the man who robbed their police department. There is nothing but a parking lot there now but in 1934 the...