| Sep 29, 2011
Updated Friday, Sept. 30, at 1:16 p.m. From the family, details of local memorial service for former Gov. Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Service: Funeral Service Honoring Former Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Open to Public and Media Date: Monday, October......
| Apr 13, 2012
After more than a year of delays, Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday will be asked to revive a proposed "wage theft" law. The wage theft proposal is intended to help low-income workers, cheated out of pay, recover overdue earnings......
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Christopher Houlihan, who has been called "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of American organists," will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Abingdon Episcopal Church in Gloucester.
While studying at Trinity College in Hartford,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach concludes with two recitals. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, organists from the North Shore AGO chapter will perform at Alice Millar Chapel (1870 Sheridan Road, Evanston)....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Few tapestries woven in Europe during the Renaissance surpass in sheer beauty, technical mastery and narrative charm one that Pieter Coecke van Aelst designed in 1548.
It depicts God accusing Adam and Eve of perfidy in the Garden of Eden. Like a...
| Nov 3, 2014
Petite Opera Productions is, true to its name, small.
The Park Ridge-based company, dedicated to introducing new audiences to opera in nonstuffy settings, doesn't usually fly in a guest performer and pay expenses for a nearly monthlong stay.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Bach Organ Project: The WFMT-sponsored cycle of the complete solo organ works of J.S. Bach continues with David Schrader performing. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. The series runs through Oct. 26. $25; 773-279-2120, wfmt.com...
| Mar 4, 2014
France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Despite its bucolic name, the quiet hamlet of Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts, on a friendly island in the West Indies, has a history written in blood.
In the 18th century, Sandy Point offered Caribbean Sea shelter to the oft-battered slave ships that plied...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:09 PM
If you like your chapels with stained glass and gargoyles, then stay away from the "God Box."
That's the nickname of master modernist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's only religious building. Its official name: the Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St....
| Sep 12, 2009
It wasn't much of a conversation when Danielle Morris answered the telephone on Sept. 12, 2001. The caller, a New York cleric, could barely speak through his weeping. Morris, too, was overcome.
She thought of the New York Port Authority officers she...