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  • Natasha Richardson dies at 45

    Tony-winning actress Natasha Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, died Wednesday, March 18 after suffering an apparent head injury from a skiing accident. She was 45. "Liam Neeson, his sons, and the entire family are shocked and devastated by the...
  • Broadway to Honor Lengendary Actor Paul Newman

    On Friday night, Broadway theaters will dim their lights at curtain time to honor late, legendary film actor Paul Newman. Newman, who died late last week from complications of lung cancer, starred in a number of Broadway productions early in his long and...
  • Gore Vidal's 'Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir'

    IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...
  • Life as Gore Vidal finds it, sans apology

    "I guess there is something wrong with me, Mr. Beckman, because I can't for the life of me see what business it is of anyone else what I do." So says the protagonist of "The Zenner Trophy" -- an exceptionally bright young man about to be expelled from a...
  • Struck by the power of a story well told

    Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
  • 10 things you might not know about Stanleys

    10 things you might not know about Stanleys
    The Chicago Blackhawks are competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, named for Lord Stanley, the governor general of Canada who instituted the trophy. Another Stanley -- Morgan Stanley, the financial services firm -- is reportedly targeted in a federal...
  • Whats to Come in 2010

    What’s to Come in 2010
    Packed New Orleans street cars may be a sign of what's to come 2010. "We're living right," says Mary Beth Romig with the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says it's non-stop adventure in the city next year starting with day one -- the...
  • 10 things you might not know about drunkenness

    10 things you might not know about drunkenness
    With the Cubs and Sox in the playoffs, Chicago is trying to curb booze-fueled idiocy around the ballparks by asking nearby bar owners to suspend alcohol sales in the eighth and ninth innings of any possible series-clinching home game. Here are 10 takes on...
  • Hemingway's Key West house named literary landmark

    Hemingway's Key West house named literary landmark
    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Ernest Hemingway's Key West home, where the American author lived in the 1930s, has been designated a literary landmark. Hemingway, who lived in the Spanish-colonial home with his second wife Pauline and their two sons,...
  • The Pontchartrain Hotel Reopens

    The list of people who've walked through these rooms is endless. "Bob Hope, Joe Fontane, Yule Brenner, Phyllis Diller, Gaga Gabor, Tennessee Williams." If only walls could talk. "Ginger Rogers. Frank Sinatra actually tickled the ivories in the piano bar,...
  • Chicago's Feltre School

    Chicago's Feltre School
    Chicago's Feltre School offers discussion of the great works, in a no-commitment setting. One thing to know about our book club: The discussions are intelligent without being fussy, and fun without being frivolous. Author we'd most like to meet: Yann...
  • Season of smoke

    Just about every night this time of year, the most seductive smell breezes into my apartment like a taunt. Somewhere some neighbor has fired up a hardwood grill for dinner while I'm trapped with neither backyard nor Weber. It always makes me think the...