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  • Alabama Shakes: No Fear

    Alabama Shakes: No Fear
    Brittany Howard stomps, shakes, whispers, and roars, riding the wave thrown up by her fast-rising band, Alabama Shakes. There’s the vulnerability and passion of bedrock soul in the vocals, the dynamics of the blues and the fury of garage-punk in the...
  • More for Your Money: Getting out of a country in crisis

    When a crisis strikes a country you're visiting, it pays to have friends. By the time the U.S. government began evacuating its citizens from troubled Egypt last month, some tour operators, travel agents and private security firms had already moved their...
  • New Seabourn Quest to enter service in June

    New Seabourn Quest to enter service in June
    The Yachts of Seabourn will be putting its newest vessel, the Seabourn Quest, into service in June and actress Blythe Danner will act as the ship's godmother at a special naming ceremony. The Quest will embark on its maiden voyage after the ceremony in...
  • U.S. aviation security timeline

    Here are some significant events and policies in the history of U.S. aviation security: 1955 A United Airlines plane explodes after takeoff in Denver, killing all 44 aboard. Investigators blame Jack Graham for placing a bomb in his mother's luggage,...
  • Good deals for tourists in Athens

    Good deals for tourists in Athens
  • Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo

    Book review: 'The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories' by Don DeLillo
    It's impossible not to get a sense of déjà vu reading "The Angel Esmeralda," the first book of short stories in Don DeLillo's 40-year career. The themes here are echoes — of one another, yes, but even more, of the issues that have defined DeLillo'...
  • Do out-of-date travel books have any use for more modern journeys?

    Do out-of-date travel books have any use for more modern journeys?
    It's time for the travel two-step: First, deciding where in the world you'd like to go for your summer vacation. Second, finding the perfect travel guide to accompany you. I've been known to stand in a bookstore aisle for long agonizing stretches, reading...
  • 'Timon' of a galaxy far, far away ...

    In Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new rethinking of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the venerable London stage actor Ian McDiarmid plays Timon, "a psychological mess," the actor says, "a British lord in America, rich from birth and generous with money,...
  • No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'

    No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'
    Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tragedian's name: The...
  • Left-wing Greek leader gives up on forming a government

     
    Greece's Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza party gave up Wednesday on forming a government. Tsipras had pledged to tear up the country's bailout agreements with its international creditors....
  • Greek politicians still struggling to form government

     
    Greeks politicians struggled Wednesday to find common ground to form a new government after Sunday's election. The radical left leader, Alex Tsipras, has been meeting with other party chiefs to try to come to an agreement on a government....
  • Greece to hold new election on June 17

     
    Voters will go to the polls for the second time in two months in Greece on June 17. The repeat round follows an inconclusive election May 6 that left no party in overall control, heightening fears that Greece will default on its debt and leave the...