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The Theater LoopBroadway in Chicagoannounced Tuesday that it has rebranded the Drury Lane Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., as the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. The company, which is owned by the New York-based Nederlander Organization and James L.......
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Billy Elliot the Musical" ★★★★ Extended run at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.; Running time: 2 hours, 50 minutes; Tickets: $30-$100 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.com • When Elton met Billy (posted March 13,...
HARLEY SHAIKEN is a professor specializing in labor and the global economy at UC Berkeley.POLLS TELL US that 58% of eligible workers would join a union if they could, yet union membership in the private sector plummeted to 7.4% in 2006, a record low. What explains this yawning gap? The fact that, for many Americans, joining a union has...
Writers and editors George MacDonald Fraser, 82; author of the "Flashman" series of historical adventure novels (Jan. 2) Gilbert A. Harrison, 92; editor of the New Republic, helped launch new talent (Jan. 3) Philip Agee, 72; former CIA official wrote...
Fugitive Days Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist Bill Ayers With a New Afterword by the Author Beacon Press: 316 pp., $15 paper With time running out on his bid for the White House, John McCain used the final presidential debate to play his Bill Ayers...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAFTER the insane fame and wealth of "Friends," David Schwimmer is back to what he considers to be his essence -- trying to make it as a working actor-writer-director, albeit one who never again has to worry about making it. It's a nice life, if also an...
Tags: Politics, Los Angeles Times, BBC, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow
Voices, and a few virtuosos (September 3, 2005) It's tempting to mock this uneven collection of conversations as an attempt by Studs Terkel, now 93, to squeeze every penny out of every inch of recording tape he's used in four decades of collecting oral...
South Lake High SchoolUnder a societal microscope, we find that the seemingly monotonous workings of everyday occupations are quite intriguing, sometimes for that very monotony. Working is the voice of those who are behind our country, the nameless laborers of each day....
Studs Terkel, who made his name listening to ordinary folks talk about their ordinary lives -- and who turned that knack for conversation into a much-honored literary career -- died Friday. He was 96. Terkel died of old age at his home in Chicago, his...
The Associated PressLiterary and cultural critic John Leonard, an early champion of Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and many other authors, and so consumed and so informed by books that Kurt Vonnegut once praised him as "the smartest man who ever lived," has died. He...
Shiver me timbers R.L. Stine, author of the beloved "Goosebumps" series of creepy, crawly stories, is heading to "HorrorLand." The ghoulish theme park will be the springboard for 12 new tales, with Scholastic Books planning to release the first two...
Words of farewell Re “Studs Terkel, 1912-2008,” Obituary, Nov. 1 I first met Studs Terkel when I became senior vice president at Playboy Enterprises and started spending a lot of time in Chicago. He was easygoing and acerbic, witty and...
Tags: Crimes, Sacramento, Encino, Hate Crimes, Minority Groups
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