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  • A special Jeff for a critic

    Hedy Weiss, the longtime and indefatigable theater and dance critic at the Chicago Sun-Times, is to receive a special Joseph Jefferson Award in November in recognition of her years of coverage of Chicago theater. The special award will be presented to...
  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
  • A recipe for salad dressing

    A recipe for salad dressing
    Q: I have been searching (for years) for a recipe for the clear French salad dressing served at the George Diamond's Steakhouse restaurant on Wabash just south of Congress. I hope you can find this one for me; it was a favorite. —Gerry Cload, New...
  • Literary honors for Skloot, Ebert

    Literary honors for Skloot, Ebert
    Author Rebecca Skloot and film critic Roger Ebert will be honored at the Oct. 20 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner, the Chicago Public Library and Chicago Public Library Foundation announced Tuesday. The Chicago Sun-Times' Ebert will be given the Carl...
  • Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners

    Chicago-area writers among the Society of Midland Authors' award winners
    Former longtime Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Barnhart and his writing partner, Gene Schlickman, were among five Chicago-area writers winning recognition from the Society of Midland Authors, which announced winners of its annual Author Awards Wednesday...
  • City sees bright side of summits

    City sees bright side of summits
    The May summits of world leaders in Chicago are an unmatched opportunity to build the city's global image and to attract more foreign visitors, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his supporters said Wednesday in a pitch for cooperation that stayed away from potential...
  • Prosecutors begin attacking Blagojevich defense

    Prosecutors begin attacking Blagojevich defense
    Prosecutors in the corruption retrial of Rod Blagojevich wasted no time Tuesday trying to shoot holes in the defense strategy that the former governor was merely trying to cut a political deal, not sell a U.S. Senate seat, and was unaware that any of...
  • Tribune subpoenaed over Cellini juror

    The Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times have been subpoenaed by attorneys for William Cellini, who are seeking notes, tape recordings and other documents related to post-trial interviews with one of the jurors who convicted the Springfield insider....
  • 'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners

    'Madness' and 'Candide' are top Jeff Award winners
    Director Penny Metropulos' stirring take on Alan Bennett's "The Madness of George III" and Mary Zimmerman's revisionist production of "Candide" at the Goodman Theatre shared top honors for large theaters at the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Awards, with the...
  • '21 Jump Street': Channing Tatum-Jonah Hill bromance disarms critics

     
    Based on the '80s cult TV series, the new action-comedy "21 Jump Street" also draws on buddy-cop conventions, "Superbad"-style high jinks and stoner bromances. Starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as undercover rookie cops, the film is charming critics....
  • 'Prometheus' comes up short of 'Alien' aspirations, critics say

     
    "Prometheus" director Ridley Scott has said that "Prometheus" shares DNA with his 1979 sci-fi horror show "Alien." The big question then is whether "Prometheus," starring Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, can match "Alien," and for...
  • 'Mirror Mirror': Snow White tale is fair (not fairest), critics say

     
    The first of two Snow White films this year, "Mirror Mirror" stars Julia Roberts and Lily Collins and outfits the classic fairy tale with humorous elements, modern updates and visual flair courtesy of director Tarsem Singh ("Immortals"). Many movie...