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  • Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer

    Justin Kaplan dies at 88; Pulitzer-winning Mark Twain biographer
    Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88. Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized
    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
  • Q&A with James Franco: Why poetry? Why not?

    Q&A with James Franco: Why poetry? Why not?
    Before his poetry reading Wednesday night, James Franco, who has been in town rehearsing for his Broadway debut in "Of Mice and Men" with director (and Steppenwolf ensemble member) Anna Shapiro, spoke to the Tribune about his side job as a poet, his...
  • Barhamsville fashion designer, reflexologist perfects 'wearable art'

    Barhamsville fashion designer, reflexologist perfects 'wearable art'
    BARHAMSVILLE – Barhamsville reflexologist and fashion designer Leslie Babbitt-Belcher, better known as “Babbitt,” has integrated a new medium, “wearable art,” both on canvass and with her designs. Babbitt’s current...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
  • Let Them Drive As You Drink Up The History Of Beer With Boston Brew Tour

    Let Them Drive As You Drink Up The History Of Beer With Boston Brew Tour
    With the wild success of both the UConn men's and women's basketball teams, there is reason to celebrate of late, so why not give fans another opportunity to raise a glass. In Cambridge, Mass., the Boston Brew Tour beckons. This one is for the adults....
  • Playwright Eric Dufault Nabs PONY Fellowship and the N.Y. Apartment That Comes With It

    The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have named scribe Eric Dufault as the 2014-15 recipient of the PONY Fellowship, the hefty annual grant program that has a track record of identifying rising talent early, including Katori Hall...
  • Naperville makes list of best spots for college grads

    Naperville makes list of best spots for college grads
    Attention, college graduates: If Chicago's hot Wrigleyville, Wicker Park or Bucktown neighborhoods aren't for you, consider Naperville. That is, if you don't want to live in major city. Editors at Livability.com, which focuses on small- to mid-sized...
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stew, Suzan-Lori Parks and a Beastie Boy Pack the Public Theater's 2014-15 Slate

    A new musical from the writer-composer and director behind Tony winner "In the Heights," another by the creatives of Off Broadway-to-Broadway transfer "Passing Strange," a new play by a Pulitzer winner and a tuner that teams "Hairspray" songwriters with a...
  • How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?

    How Many Sports Musicals Can You Name?
    How many musicals can you name that have been centered on a sport? And how many succeeded? "Damn Yankees" remains the champ with 1,019 performances, but there have been other attempts at making sport figures sing. >>"Lysistrata Jones" in 2011 centered...
  • Las Vegas: Polaroid museum recalls genius of the 'Apple of its day'

    Las Vegas: Polaroid museum recalls genius of the 'Apple of its day'
    Those instant cameras that Polaroid popularized in the mid-20th century (“Meet the Swinger! The Polaroid Swinger!”) are now right where they belong: in a museum in Las Vegas. You’ll find the museum in the two-story Polaroid Fotobar...
  • The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes

    The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes
    There may be no atheists in foxholes, but there soon will be a few humanists. The U.S. Army has heeded the plea of Maj. Ray Bradley that he (and others of his kind) receive a “preference code” similar to those accorded to members of...