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  • The outcome of the European Parliament elections

    The outcome of the recently concluded European Parliament elections is described in press and political circles in Europe and North America as a shock or crisis, but the actual reaction is better named hysteria, as if "Europe" is all over, and the rise of...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local roundup: Pilots earn season-opening victory; Woodside High grad signs with CFL's Stampeders

    Local baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots began their Coastal Plain League season Tuesday night with a 3-2, 10-inning victory over the host Wilson (N.C.) Tobs. Shortstop Andres Nelo, who plays in college for Lee, had a big role for the...
  • Miguel Zenon, Ernest Dawkins, Tammy McCann added to Jazz Fest

    Miguel Zenon, Ernest Dawkins, Tammy McCann added to Jazz Fest
    Saxophonist and MacArthur Fellowship winner Miguel Zenon, veteran drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath, pianist Myra Melford and Chicago cellist Tomeka Reid will play the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, running Aug. 28-31 in Millennium Park and the Chicago...
  • Services, not retail, pushed for downtown Winnetka

     Services, not retail, pushed for downtown Winnetka
    To keep downtown Winnetka financially healthy and competitive, barriers limiting certain services should be lifted and some retail and office space should be removed, business commission members looking to the future suggest. Major changes are needed,...
  • Federal probe threatens Quinn's re-election

    Federal probe threatens Quinn's re-election
    Deadlocked in a tough campaign in September 2010, Gov. Pat Quinn launched a $55 million anti-violence grant program, doling out money to groups on the South Side and south suburbs, home to core Democratic voters. Weeks later, Quinn piled up a 500,000-...
  • Orange County master shipwright dies before vessel is complete

    Orange County master shipwright dies before vessel is complete
    A master shipwright who spent the last years of his life fighting Newport Beach City Hall over whether he could restore a 72-foot boat in his residential yard has died. Dennis Holland lost a battle with prostate cancer Monday night, a family friend told...
  • LA-Based GIT Applies Indie Film Financing Formula to TV Series

    Cable and streaming services' ascendency has truly caused tectonic shifts in Hollywood. And as all good Los Angeles residents know, when the earth starts shaking, it's time to rethink where you plant your feet. Still sloughing off decades of ingrained...
  • Dennis Holland dies at 68; boat builder fought to restore ship at home

    Dennis Holland dies at 68; boat builder fought to restore ship at home
    Dennis Holland, a legendary Orange County boat builder who simultaneously battled cancer and city hall as he tried to knit together one last vessel, has died. He was 68. The master shipwright lost his years-long fight with prostate cancer Monday night....
  • In appreciation of Scott Spencer

    In appreciation of Scott Spencer
    He's best known for "Endless Love," a novel that immerses its readers in an intense, visceral meditation on first love, one much richer and more complex than either of the book's two film adaptations. (The first, uniformly christened a disaster by...
  • Orchestra Hall's 2014-15 jazz season lineup released

    Orchestra Hall's 2014-15 jazz season lineup released
    Orchestra Hall has presented jazz since the early days of the 20th century, but only in the past two decades has the music been championed as part of a bona fide series. Major and emerging stars have been booked for the series' 21st annual season,...
  • Talent, Biz Making Waves in Chilean Biz

    MAITE ALBERDI, DIRECTOR Resonant docu-feature "Tea Time," now in post-production, about old dears who've had a cuppa together for decades, stood out at pix-in-post showcase BAL Goes to Cannes. Now shooting "Children," about a group of youngsters with...
  • Stand-up Scene: If a joke lands in 'Purgatory,' it's still funny

    Stand-up Scene: If a joke lands in 'Purgatory,' it's still funny
    "I'm going to ditch my wife and marry Ian Abramson," I hear some dude say while filing out of the Upstairs Gallery in Andersonville Saturday night, where wide grins are etched across everyone's faces. We have just witnessed "7 Minutes in Purgatory," an...