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  • Protest marks China takeover of Tibet

    More than 100 Tibetan-Americans and supporters made their way through Chicago’s downtown today to memorialize the date in 1959 when Chinese forces occupied the country and forced the Dalai Lama into exile. The marchers started about 11 a.m. near...
  • Switch off, chip in, be happy, say activists

    Switch off, chip in, be happy, say activists
    If you want to be happy, elect your boss, take a break from your mobile phone and give to charity — that's the advice from a new global movement for happiness whose members include the Dalai Lama. Action for Happiness was co-founded by Richard...
  • Spreading some peace around

    IRVINE — It all started when someone asked Kelly Smith what she would do if she had a magic wand to change the world. Her answer — to help kids learn and realize what's special about them — sparked a dream that blossomed into the Center...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • On Faith: DMV triggers thoughts on the wounded

    Every few years, we all end up at the DMV, the great leveler, where ethnicity, income or community standing is inconsequential. In a recent visit, amid a crowd of every age and personal background, I was struck by how similar we all are — both in...
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Drew Friedman: The caricaturist will present and sign his new book, "Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hitched: Rebel...
  • Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed

    Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed
    Some things to know about our group: Spirituality Discussed is a book group meeting at the Warrenville Public Library on the third Monday of each month. We have 17 active members from suburbs such as Wheaton, Naperville, Aurora, Batavia and Romeoville. In...
  • Dalai Lama, Branson, Theron on deck at UCI

    UC Irvine announced this week the addition of three events in the coming months that will surely draw crowds. Charlize Theron, ("Monster" and "Cider House Rules") will speak at UCI on Dec. 4. The Academy Award winner and United Nations messenger of peace...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. MONDAY Francine Prose and Mark...
  • Jennifer Beals visits John Williams

    Jennifer Beals visits John Williams
    Jennifer Beals, of "Flashdance" and "The Chicago Code," stopped by the Showcase Studio on May 3, 2011, to visit with John Williams. She was joined by Tim Boyd of The Theosophical Society and, while discussing her screen career, Jennifer and Tim also...
  • Dalai Lama to visit UC Irvine

    The Dalai Lama will continue with his visit to UC Irvine on Wednesday afternoon despite having to cancel other university visits, a UCI official confirmed Tuesday. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama will give a talk on compassion and global leadership as...