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  • This weekend is bringing a 'Measure' of 'Proof'

    This weekend is bringing a 'Measure' of 'Proof'
    This is a busy theater weekend in Chicago. Playwright David Auburn's "Proof" comes home to Hyde Park after 13 years, and at the Goodman Theatre, William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" takes a trip, perhaps a strange trip, to 1970s New York, an era...
  • Belarus Free Theatre explores oppression through the prism of sex

    Belarus Free Theatre explores oppression through the prism of sex
    The sex lives of modern cities — Berlin in the 1920s, New York or San Francisco in the 1970s — tend to be characterized in terms of underground cabarets and over-the-top discos, of fast times fueled by carefree hedonism. But the sex life...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo and Billy Crudup read to aid Belarus Free Theater

     
    Tom Stoppard, Don Delillo, E.L. Doctorow and Billy Crudup read in New York Wed Jan 19 to support the Belarus Free Theater....
  • Fox wounds hunter by pulling gun trigger with its paw

     
    A fox who had been shot and wounded by a hunter in Belarus wound up shooting the hunter with his own gun in a strange story reported by The Times' outdoor sports blog, Outposts. The hunter had shot the fox......
  • Theater review: 'Show Your Face!' at REDCAT

     
    A snowsuit speaks volumes in “Show Your Face!,” REDCAT’s object-puppet show from Slovenia’s Betontanc and Latvia’s Umka.LV theater companies. This toddler’s sky blue winter onesie endures estrangement and torture at the hands (literally) of...
  • Ed Harris, James Cromwell to show support for Belarus Free Theatre

     
    In the weeks since the arrest of some members of the Belarus Free Theatre — rounded up as part of a wider crackdown on activists after a widely contested election in the Eastern European country — theater professionals around the......
  • Ruslan Salei -- a.k.a. 'Rusty' -- was more than a hockey player

     
    Being cut up by Ruslan Salei was a rite of passage for a beat writer, or anyone else who wandered through the Anaheim Ducks' dressing room. There would be the nod, the verbal jab and the closing smirk ... quick and surgically neat....
  • Bahrain, Belarus newly dubbed as 'Internet enemies'

     
    After a tumultuous year of protests and crackdowns, the island nation of Bahrain has been newly labeled as an “enemy of the Internet” by a nonprofit that advocates for press freedom, Reporters Without Borders. Also on the list are Belarus,...
  • Russians, others sentenced to prison in post-Kadafi Libya

     
    Two dozen men from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia were sentenced Monday to long prison terms in Libya for their work in support of the late Moammar Kadafi's regime, Russian media reported....
  • Are the media free? What people said around the world

     
    Where do people believe that their media are free? A Gallup Poll in 133 countries asked whether residents believed journalists in their countries were free to report the news. Worldwide, nearly two of three people said yes. But the numbers differ...