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Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
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WGN NewsPaula McLain To purchase a copy of the book: The Paris Wife: A Novel Events: Tonight 6:30 p.m. Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park 200 North Oak Park Avenue Oak Park www.ehfop.org Friday, March 11 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lake Forest Bookstore...
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"At the age of 10, I slept next to a coffin that Father had made for Grandma." So begins "The Little Red Guard," a gripping, lyrical memoir by Wenguang Huang, a Chicago-based journalist and writer. As the keeper of his grandmother's "shou mu," or...
A handwritten draft of one of Edgar Allan Poe's earliest poems and a letter to author Washington Irving are among a handful of items that will be part of an exhibit opening April 26 at a Richmond, Va., museum devoted to the writer. "This is the kind of...
Tags: Poetry, Edgar Allan Poe, Museums, Arts and Culture, Fiction
Occupy Wall Street protesters took to the streets Tuesday as several groups set up shop outside city banks and other businesses to mark International Workers Day, or better known as "May Day." Among the locations demonstrators targeted were the...
Jacket CopyIn the Mixed Taste series, presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, there are combined presentations by two speakers, each of whom talks on their separate field of expertise....
The first house I owned was quite small, but it came with a wonderfully mysterious basement. Among the treasures housed therein was a wringer washer, a green metal cabinet that opened with a deliciously coffin-like squeal and a collection of textbooks...
According to an article in the New York Times, Generation Y is extremely sedentary. Census data shows that young people are less likely to move to a different state, less likely to relocate for employment and less likely to take risks, whatever that...
This almost never happens. Revivals, remakes and sequels are, by common consent, inferior products. Every once in a while, though, something comes along — the recent staging of "South Pacific," or "Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole —...
Drawing Rick Santorum's caricature brings back a famous quote that Gertrude Stein said about Oakland, Calif. "There's no there, there." There's no there, there, in Santorum's face. Weak mouth, weak smile, tiny dots for eyes, weak chin. He's got it all....
The historic lunchroom at the Woman's Industrial Exchange reopened Tuesday. It is now called the Woman's Industrial Kitchen, and it's operated by Irene Smith, owner of the popular Souper Freaks food truck. The downtown luncheon room, famous for its...
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