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  • In time of drought, turning to Native traditions to plead for rain

     In time of drought, turning to Native traditions to plead for rain
    SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif. — The woman in line at the bank said she had already sold all her cattle and was now selling her land. It was one too many tales of drought hardship for Laynee Reyna, also known as She Who Makes Things Happen — a...
  • Before bitcoin uproar, Dorian Satoshi Nakamato was a civic activist

    Before bitcoin uproar, Dorian Satoshi Nakamato was a civic activist
    As people continue to debate the claim by Newsweek that Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, 64, of Temple City is the creator of bitcoin, he has been often depicted as a private, seldom-seen man. But far from being a recluse, Nakamoto is somewhat of a civic...
  • Harold Ramis dies at 69; writer, director of successful film comedies

    When Faber College was about to expel the misfit Deltas of "Animal House," the rambunctious character Bluto Blutarski rallied them, but it was writer Harold Ramis who provided Bluto's stirring words: "What? Over? Did you say over? Nothing is over...
  • New audiobooks worth a listen

    New audiobooks worth a listen
    Jenni Laidman rounds up three fiction audiobook worth checking out. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to...
  • Indira Freitas Johnson, Evanston artist

     Indira Freitas Johnson, Evanston artist
    Art is more than a creative outlet for Indira Freitas Johnson. For this self-taught artist and sculptor, it's an opportunity to connect communities and cultivate peace. "Very often we think peace is such a big word and concept and wonder, 'What can my...
  • Letters: Readers share impressions of Myanmar

    We enjoyed the article on Myanmar ("End of an Era?" by Amanda Jones, Dec. 15), and we were glad to see that the traveling was slightly off the beaten path. We recently spent two weeks there and recommend seeing this newly opened culture. I beg to differ...
  • Myanmar travel: Seeing Bagan, more before Westernization ruins it

    Myanmar travel: Seeing Bagan, more before Westernization ruins it
    BAGAN, Myanmar — Mr. Aye has a round, aged face and a wide, betel-nut-stained smile. Like many Burmese, he punctuates his speech with giggling, which can be alarming to a Westerner. "Just three years ago, hehehe," he says, "if I'd been seen...
  • Review: Long Beach Opera's 'King Gesar' channels a legend

     Review: Long Beach Opera's 'King Gesar' channels a legend
    In the world of postmodern opera production, setting "Carmen" on a cruise ship or "La Bohème" on a submarine is no longer considered eccentric. Stage directors are paid to come up with concepts. And so for his Long Beach Opera production of Peter...
  • Review: L.A. Phil and Disney Hall return to the music

    Review: L.A. Phil and Disney Hall return to the music
    After a week of the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrating its 10th anniversary, Walt Disney Concert Hall is, at last, Walt Disney Concert Hall once again. That is to say that the orchestra's season opening program Thursday night conducted by Gustavo...
  • Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69

    Harold Ramis, Chicago actor, writer and director, dead at 69
    Harold Ramis not only may be the most successful comedy writer-director that Chicago has produced, but some wouldn't even confine that statement to Chicago. “Harold was clearly the most successful comedy writer-director of all time,” said...
  • A shrine within a shrine reveals evidence of Buddha's birth

    A shrine within a shrine reveals evidence of Buddha's birth
    Ancient bricks, tile roofing and wood charcoal discovered beneath a Nepalese pilgrimage site are providing new evidence for the time of Buddha's birth, according to archaeologists. In research published Monday in the journal Antiquity, scholars wrote...