QT Summer Travel Advisory: Thirteen days remain until the Aadi Festival in Mahadanapuram, India, during which a temple priest breaks coconuts over the heads of followers. There is no truth to reports that followers leaving the ceremony can be heard expressing a sudden interest in President Obama's birth certificate.
Actress Katy Albert is satisfied with her "pays-the-bills job" at a catering company, but also admits she doesn't want to be there when she's 35. The hard part is figuring out where she does want to be and how to get there.
I always regretted missing Regina Taylor's play Crowns when it first appeared at the Goodman Theater back in 2004. At the time, it was a huge success with audiences and drew more attention to Taylor's growing career as a playwright.