| Feb 27, 2009
Mr. Skin - Chicago Restaurant Week - The Australian Bee Gees - Elizabeth Werner - Bernie Kopell - Time for Talent: Eamon Daly
Tuesday, February 24
Chicago Restaurant Week
5201 S. Harper...
| Mar 27, 2008
They could be seen as the military odd couple.
The Marine colonel is tall and lean. His parents fled Castro's Cuba for U.S. democracy. He talks in measured, confident tones. His expertise is in staff work: making bureaucratic organizations run smoothly....
| Apr 22, 2009
It was Disco night on American Idol, and due to the judges Matt save last week, two people are going home on the Wednesday show. That means more pressure for the contestants. Here are our experts with a recap of the night and their thoughts.
| Apr 25, 2009
As I suspected, Lil and Anoop headed home. I think the next to go might be Matt, but we'll see. I was very surprised to see Allison in the bottom three this week. Hopefully her fans will help her out next week!
Lil Rounds performed "I'm Every Women"...
| Nov 18, 2008
The Rose Bowl might have the most popular flea market in Southern California, but its reputation comes with a steep admission price of $8 to $20. For more than 40 years, however, there's been a weekly and less crowded alternative at the Saugus Speedway...
| Apr 9, 2008
The Rolling Stones, as it turns out, are not the only senior citizens singing rock 'n' roll. Another, rather unexpected group is singing lyrics that are more cutting edge and performing on-screen antics that are considerably more amusing. You won't...
| May 3, 2008
By Katie Peterson
A Phone Call to the Future: New and Selected Poems
By Mary Jo Salter
Knopf, 222 pages, $26.95
'A Phone Call to the Future" combines selections from five earlier books and a generous helping of new works by Formalist poet Mary Jo...
| May 19, 2008
Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...
| Jul 7, 2008
It says volumes about the state of Eddie Murphy's comedy career that Meet Dave, his latest, is his least hateful film in years. For an actor known for making funs of gays, women, fat people, white people, gays, Asians and homosexuals, that's saying...
| Feb 6, 2008
LESLIE FEIST has a metaphor for the Grammy Awards -- and it's not one that features her in a starring role.
"Maybe it's because I'm Canadian, but it's kind of like you're the little sibling and you've got your cool older brother who's gonna have the...
| Apr 11, 2010
Disco and the Remaking
of American Culture
W.W. Norton: 338 pp., $26.95
Recently, I attended a wedding reception during which a 10-year-old boy, to entertain the adults on the dance floor, started making the point-to-the-sky...
| Aug 13, 2006
Ever stayed past the end of a movie, perhaps to catch the music credits, a blooper reel, or, in the case of the latest X-Men picture, a final scene that sets up the next film in the series? If so -- and we've all done this -- you've undoubtedly...