| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Tim DeChristopher was acting in what he believed was the best interest of the environment. Does he deserve a break in court?...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Way back in March, two months before Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center opened and before Lehigh Valley Music was scooping all the Musikfest headliner announcements, this blog announced two acts that would play there in February. Seven months later,...
| Jul 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Holy cutie-cake, Batman! Whoâ€™s that California surfer-sorority-sister looking blonde in that yearbook shot? Could it beâ€¦ Rachel Maddow?!! Yes, for those of us who know my liberal MSNBC friend, colleague and show host by her trademark short, brunette...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
This weekend, Chicago celebrates reading with Printers Row, the city's annual literary festival. Printers Row includes panel discussions, booths and vendors, author signings, events for kids and an evening of music, libations and readings. If I were in...
| Nov 25, 2010
Celebrities are cashing in on their fame by designing clothes, concocting fragrances, writing books and creating fine art. For those shopping for the celebrity obsessed, it has never been easier.
Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove and Naperville...
| Jan 11, 2011
Debbie Friedman, a self-taught Jewish folk singer and composer who transformed synagogue music and worship by infusing traditional prayers with a contemporary sensibility, died Sunday at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. She was 59.
The cause was...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:36 AM
These days, there's a good chance that a young mom or dad will point at Peter Yarrow and tell the kids, “That's Puff the magic dragon's daddy.”
Maybe, even, granddaddy. It's been nearly half a century since Peter, Paul and Mary, the now famed...
| Dec 4, 2011
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In the third installment of this lavish series, a teen girl is menaced by a powerful sorceress in a mystical fantasy world.
The Annotated Peter Pan
| Dec 8, 2011
They're two parts of the dynamic trio Peter Yarrow, Paul and Mary. Peter and Noel Paul Stookey stopped by the studio to talk about their new children's book "The Night Before Christmas." The book is written by Clement C. Moore, illustrated by Eric...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called honah lee, Little jackie paper loved that rascal puff, And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy......
| Sep 16, 2009
| 6:37 PM
BOSTON -- Mary Travers, one part of the folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary, who used beautiful, tranquil harmonies to convey the angst and turmoil of the Vietnam antiwar movement, racial discrimination and more, died after a yearslong battle with leukemia....
| Sep 17, 2009
Mary Travers, the clarion-voiced female third of the quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary whose harmony-laden recordings of politically minded songs by Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger ushered them to the top of the sales charts in the 1960s, died...