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  • Variety Fetes Jerry Weintraub with Creative Leadership Award

    Variety has selected producer/showman Jerry Weintraub to receive its 2013 Creative Leadership Award. The kudo will be presented to Weintraub in tandem with the Oct. 22 publication of its Variety's annual Hollywood's New Leaders report highlighting up-...
  • Disney Hall's Danny Kaye, Sylvia Fine exhibit sings their praises

     Disney Hall's Danny Kaye, Sylvia Fine exhibit sings their praises
    "Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn," currently ensconced at Walt Disney Concert Hall's Ira Gershwin Gallery through Feb. 23, is a treasure trove of lyric sheets, performance materials, scripts, correspondence, business papers, posters,...
  • Photo essay | Education in wartime Syria

     
    MADAYA, Syria (AP) — Clutching his books close to his chest, 12-year-old Abdo al-Fikri eagerly walked into a classroom last month in Madaya, an opposition-held village in northern Syria, his brother and sister trailing behind him. It has been a year...
  • In the Arts: LCAD fundraiser will help Typhoon Haiyan victims

    LCAD fundraiser will help Typhoon Haiyan victims The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) will host a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan relief from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Students, faculty and staff will create and donate works, which will be sold at "Art...
  • UNICEF Taps 'Austin & Ally' Thesp as Trick-or-Treat Program's Celeb Ambassador

    The students at Glassell Park Elementary School in Los Angeles who assembled to talk about UNICEF's annual Trick-or-Treat program exploded in excited screams. And while the 63-year-old campaign that collects donations during Halloween for children in need...
  • Danny Glover Honored at UNICEF's Snowflake Ball

    Under suspended strings of glistening snowflakes, the glitterati gathered for UNICEF's 9th annual Snowflake Ball at Gotham's Cipriani Wall Street on Dec. 3. "Every single snowflake up there, like every child, is special and unique," emcee Bryant Gumbel...
  • Marion Cotillard wears Dior, Dame Edna helps Stella McCartney

    Marion Cotillard wears Dior, Dame Edna helps Stella McCartney
    Marion Cotillard wore a striking dress from Dior Haute Couture to the "Waltz With Monica" premiere at the 13th Marrakech International Film Festival on Wednesday. The elegant dress adds a touch of whimsy with orange-and-black-striped silk layered under...
  • Stars Strive to Shine Just Right in Awards Season Spotlight

    So is Robert Redford really a "fun guy"? And does Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly project "a mellow, laid-back vibe?" I pondered these earth-shaking questions as I read recent examples of that dubious literary genre, the "celebrity interview," wherein...
  • Michelle Obama, Katy Perry and more in holiday spirit on red carpet

    Michelle Obama, Katy Perry and more in holiday spirit on red carpet
    The holiday spirit is making its way to the red carpet. We all know Lady Gaga has a penchant for dressing up like a Christmas tree (note the Vera Wang red cocoon jumpsuit and evergreen topper she wore in London on Sunday) but I'm talking about something...
  • For new moms and hospitals, baby nursery vs. 'rooming in' is a debate

    For new moms and hospitals, baby nursery vs. 'rooming in' is a debate
    After giving birth by cesarean section — a major abdominal surgery — Kristine Coogan felt like she wasn't the ideal person to care for her infant that first night. But to her surprise, Coogan said, the nurses declined to take her newborn...
  • From the paper: Caring for babies, basic needs

    Caring for babies If we really want to see improvement in Chicago's future, we need to start with Chicago's parents and babies. Study after study has shown that our brain's architecture is built and embellished while we're in our moms' bellies and...
  • William Petersen, Michael Shannon Among Thesps Making Return to Chicago Stages

    Can't go home again? That old adage apparently doesn't apply to actors who started in Chicago theater before going on to Hollywood success. In the past six months alone, Windy City auds have seen the return of an impressive ensemble of well-known big- and...