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  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: Jan. 28

    Fun things to do in Higland Park and Deerfield from Feb. 1-4. Mosaic artwork With Valentine's Day just weeks away, it's not too early to think about that special gift. Join instructor Richard Cohen at Jewett Park Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m....
  • Promoting chess is a strategic move

    Bravo to the editorial board for putting a spotlight on chess and Chicago’s future role in world competition (Editorial, May 28). Around the world, chess players are recognized as celebrities, much as we recognize our own athletes or movie stars....
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Tops Film Comment's Survey of Critics

    CBS Films' "Inside Llewyn Davis" topped Film Comment's annual survey of 120 critics, journalists, film-section editors and the magazine's staff and contributors, followed by Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Sony Pictures Classics' "Before...
  • Best of 2013: Mark Olsen picks 'Spring Breakers,' 'Her'

    Best of 2013: Mark Olsen picks 'Spring Breakers,' 'Her'
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: SPRING BREAKERS loops between raging party & spaced-out bummer, fun & its consequences. Smart about being dumb, it's of &...
  • Making deadly games of thrones with "The Lion in Winter"

    Making deadly games of thrones with "The Lion in Winter"
    “Try; you can hear the thinking through the walls,” King Henry II says in the solid-as-a-rock Palm Beach Dramaworks production of “The Lion in Winter” playing through Jan. 5 in West Palm Beach. We almost feel that we can. For...
  • Letter: Chess park a waste to the city

    Well, another $500,000 wasted by the Glendale City Council. In the early 2000s, the City Council unanimously approved that allocation to develop a “chess park” and it was opened in 2005 with a ceremony that promised regular use as Glendale...
  • Excitement over chess propels Stoneleigh to championship win

    Sue Thompson deserves her own trophy for her part in Stoneleigh Elementary's first place win for the second year in a row in Baltimore County Public Schools' fourth annual systemwide Chess Championship last month. Thompson uses the game in her first...
  • Baltimore County Chess Championship winners

    Below are the local winners in various categories in the fourth annual BCPS Chess Championship held April 26 at Cockeysville Middle School: Individual winners - high school division: Nathaniel Huynh, Dulaney, first; Steven Zhang, Dulaney, third; 4....
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Kirschner

    Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew Kirschner
    Professor Andrew Kirschner teaches educational leadership at Nova Southeastern University where he trains students to become deans and principals of school systems. But during his time as a mentor at the Jim & Jan Moran Club of Boys & Girls Clubs of...
  • 'Yes Is the Answer' asks the question: Who's afraid of prog rock?

     'Yes Is the Answer' asks the question: Who's afraid of prog rock?
    "Yes Is the Answer" is a collection of 20 essays related to progressive rock and its somewhat less regularly derided cousin art rock. Fifteen of the writers care about the subject, or used to. The other five came along to kibitz — a chess term for...
  • Summary: "Crooning" by Frank D. Gilroy

    Summary: "Crooning" by Frank D. Gilroy
    The unnamed scriptwriter who narrates Frank D. Gilroy's Kindle single "Crooning," set in 1958, doesn't think filming a movie in Havana is a very good idea. But producer and want-to-be-star Dick Powell (a fictionalized version of the real-life actor),...