| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:20 AM
As I write this, I'm in the process of gearing up for a huge next couple of weeks.
Between now and my next column, Hampden will have had both A Taste of Hampden (Oct. 25), and Hampden HalloweenFest (Oct. 31).
A Taste of Hampden is a food benefit for...
| Aug 15, 2014
“Penny Dora and the Wishing Box,” Michael Stock and Sina Grace’s new all-ages Image Comics series, has its roots in […]...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Boca Raton Chess Club, 6:45 p.m., Regents Park, 6363 Verde Trail, Boca Raton. Free for casual play. Visit BocaChess.com or call 561-479-0351.
Conversational Turkish lessons, 3-4 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 26; join in any time, World Class...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
City Chic, an Australia-based seller of plus-size women's clothing, has opened its first Southern California store -- which is also its first in the U.S. -- in Culver City. And there are more to come.
The Culver City boutique, in the Westfield Culver...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In late 1948, before the bulldozers came, 19-year-old photography student Don Normark stumbled upon a tranquil enclave of poor Mexican Americans in the hills above downtown Los Angeles.
Its residents eyed him curiously at first, this skinny man with a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85.
Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85.
Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the Portuguese influence in the islands of Cape Verde, from where...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Gifted artist, respected educator, and beloved family man, Harvey Clemans was known for his warmth and sense of humor. His strength and determination were apparent throughout his life, particularly as he fought to live as long and as well as he could with...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Jazz pianist Horace Silver, synonymous with Blue Note Records when hard bop -- a style he helped pioneer -- became the label's bread and butter, died at age 85 of natural causes at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y. His son Gregory confirmed the pianist's...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Before Mother's Day sneaks up on May 11, put some extra TLC into preparations to spoil that leading lady known as Mom with a gift that is as special as she is.
Check out the ideas here, and then think about maintaining favorite child status by adding...