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  • Just announced: Theater on the Lake lineup

     
    From the Chicago Park District: The lineup for this summer's Theater on the Lake! Each summer, the Chicago Park District’s open-air stage is home to the best dramatic, comedic and innovative performances the city of Chicago has to offer, all...
  • Happy birthday, Marilyn Monroe

     
    Happy 85th birthday, Marilyn Monroe, reader of Ulysses and Bertrand Russell....
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • 'Normal People Don't Live Like This' by Dylan Landis

    'Normal People Don't Live Like This' by Dylan Landis
    Normal People Don't Live Like This Dylan Landis Persea: 182 pp., $15 paper The power of a girl -- so large, so threatening that civilizations build their religions and bureaucracies, their rules and regulations, their apples and snakes and burkas...
  • Theater Beat: 'And Her Hair Went With Her,' 'Blue Night in the Heart of the West,' '1001' and 'I'd Rather Be Right.'

    Theater Beat: 'And Her Hair Went With Her,' 'Blue Night in the Heart of the West,' '1001' and 'I'd Rather Be Right.'
    If you want to catch two wicked talents get into trouble, head for the Fountain Theatre, where Tony winner Tonya Pinkins and "Cold Case" actress Tracie Thoms are tearing it up in "And Her Hair Went With Her," Zina Camblin's vivid if uneven look at African...
  • Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery

    Landscapes are the draw at National Gallery
    FOR much of the 19th century, scores of French painters, laden with knapsacks and portable easels, trekked through the Forest of Fontainebleau to capture the shifting wonders of nature with their brushes right on the spot. Some came for weekends; some...
  • 'Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel' by Yann Martel

    'Beatrice and Virgil: A Novel' by Yann Martel
    Beatrice and Virgil A Novel Yann Martel Spiegel & Grau: 218 pp., $24 When I was little, maybe 6 or 7, my mother read a book that pushed her over the edge. She literally rose from the book and ran into the lobby of the hotel in which we were staying,...
  • 'The Suicide Run: Five Tales of the Marine Corps' by William Styron

    'The Suicide Run: Five Tales of the Marine Corps' by William Styron
    The Suicide Run Five Tales of the Marine Corps William Styron Random House: 198 pp., $24 The business -- and I use the word advisedly -- of posthumous publication is a troubling one. We honor our dear dead. Yet there are certain kinds of attention...
  • Fashion finery at the dog park? We'll take sensible shoes, thank you

     
    We've never thought of off-leash dog parks as a place to show off one's clothing -- more like a place to get splattered with muddy paw prints and covered in fur. Those perils to fine clothing haven't stopped some fashionable......
  • Hipster puppies: Dog park style

     
    Photo: Daniel Resch, 22 (left), and Johnique Shackelford, 23, both of Silver Lake, at the Silverlake Dog Park, with Gonzo, a Pomeranian-chihuahua mix -- whom Johnique likes to dress up in "pirate-y things." As for the people, Daniel is waring a vintage...
  • The golden bowl

    The golden bowl
    Say "bouillabaisse" to a knowledgeable cook and you're likely to hear, "We can't make that here. We don't have the right fish." French food purists will tell you you need rascasse, that terrible-looking scorpionfish that lends the broth its velvety...
  • Novel landscapes

    One was a convent-bred beauty with melting black eyes who abandoned her husband and ran away to Paris, where she went through lovers like handkerchiefs. The other, homely and bookish, devoted her prime to theology, then scandalized Victorian London by...