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  • 2012: A Kubrick odyssey

    2012: A Kubrick odyssey
    Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
  • Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest

    Ricky Jay keeps his magic tricks, and thoughts, close to the vest
    About midway through the documentary "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay" (opening Friday at the Music Box Theatre), Jay emerges backstage after a performance and is greeted by a roomful of people. As he acknowledges his well-...
  • Chess winners from Dulaney High, Cockeysville Middle, Cromwell Valley Elementary

    Thirty students and nine teams received trophies as the top competitors in the systemwide Baltimore County Public Schools Chess Championship held at Cockeysville Middle School on April 27. This year's competition saw a larger number of students than...
  • The master of the lids

     The master of the lids
    According to Gisberto Bertucci, there are two ways to get anywhere in the universe: your imagination or through a black hole. "Why would God create such a large landscape if we can't see it?" he mused Friday morning on a bus trundling down Coast Highway...
  • Harlan: Bring objectivity to commission appointments

    This Tuesday, the Costa Mesa City Council will revisit the appointment of one planning commissioner and select four new members of the Parks and Recreation Commission. Based on the council majority's initial appointments a few weeks ago, I think we can...
  • UMBC chess team ties for first at Pan-Am championship

    UMBC chess team ties for first at Pan-Am championship
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County chess team tied four other college teams for first place at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship on Sunday — maintaining its record as one of two colleges with the most top finishes in...
  • Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest

    Rev. James R. LeVeque, Episcopal priest
    The Rev. James R. LeVeque, a retired Episcopal priest and mathematics instructor, died of kidney failure Saturday at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The Charles Village resident was 81. Born in Cassopolis, Mich., he attended the Howe Military School in Howe,...
  • The best of Chicago fringe theater in 2012

    The best of Chicago fringe theater in 2012
    Life on the fringe can be precarious, and this year three small Chicago theater companies with a combined 31 seasons among them decided to call it quits: BackStage Theatre and Caffeine Theatre (both on our best-of compilations in the past) and New Leaf...
  • Chess players face off at Maple Community Center

    Chess players face off at Maple Community Center
    More than a hundred chess players, ranging in age from kindergarten to 12th graders, faced off at the American Chess Academy Holiday Championship Sunday at the Maple Community Center in Glendale. Armen Ambarsoumian, president of the academy, said the...
  • Dr. Howard H. Patt, surgeon

    Dr. Howard H. Patt, surgeon
    Dr. Howard H. Patt, a former Baltimore surgeon and longtime Mount Washington resident, died April 25 at Sunrise of Santa Monica, a senior living community in California, of complications from a fall. He was 95. "Howard was always a very calm, relaxed and...
  • 50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide

    50 years of Chicago's WVON: A Chicago voice that echoes nationwide
    In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...