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  • Model maker recreates the 1964 World's Fair

    Model maker recreates the 1964 World's Fair
    Sometimes people get stuck in the past. And sometimes the past gets stuck inside people. Rob Bianco has the 1964 New York World's Fair stuck inside of him. He was a teenager living on Long Island when the fair opened a half century ago today with a...
  • Authors A-C

       - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Hayes Dean, Cheo Feliciano, Hal Cooper

    Phillip Hayes Dean Actor, director wrote one-man play 'Paul Robeson' Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, a playwright, director and actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a...
  • Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake

    Billy Crystal revives '700 Sundays' for posterity's sake
    When he turned 65, Billy Crystal decided to reprise "700 Sundays," his Tony Award-winning 2004 one-man show. The title refers to the number of Sundays he had with his father, Jack, before he died of a heart attack when Crystal was just 15. "I never felt...
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing about because we believe...
  • A $1 million Passover gift

    A $1 million Passover gift
    Eric Afriat brooded Monday night about missing his mother's Passover celebration in her West Boca Raton home, and considered ditching his seat in a Hollywood poker tournament. Monday night's poker session went especially late, running from noon until 1:...
  • Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock

    Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock
     Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat? Because he won a million bucks. Poker players always endure ups and downs in long tournaments, but very few had the challenge Eric Afriat did.  He missed the Passover celebration...
  • Morse Museum free all Easter weekend

     Morse Museum free all Easter weekend
    The Morse Museum of American Art will offer a free Easter Weekend Open House this Friday through Sunday, April 18-20. Public hours for the open house are 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Easter Sunday. In...
  • It took so long to make it: Jimmy Webb in Delray Beach

    It took so long to make it: Jimmy Webb in Delray Beach
    Jimmy Webb is one of America’s foremost storytellers, a reporter of unique sensitivity most famous for dispatches sent back from a lonely, love-parched landscape in such hit songs as “Wichita Lineman,” “By the Time I Get to...
  • Top 3 Concerts: Hardwell, Kristian Bush, Taking Back Sunday

    HARDWELL When it comes to electronic dance music, Sands Bethlehem Event Center has gotten the best: In February 2013, it had Tiesto, who then had recently set the record for the biggest single-headliner DJ concert in U.S. history. Now comes Hardwell,...
  • Dina Lohan pleads guilty to drunk driving, speeding

    Dina Lohan pleads guilty to drunk driving, speeding
    Dina Lohan pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated drunk driving and speeding Tuesday, earning herself 100 hours of community service before her sentencing hearing comes up in early June.  "I'll never be back here again. You can quote me," the 51-year-...