To understand the Cannes awards process, you'd need Rosetta Stone-type skill to decipher the games of compromise played during jury discussions. Luckily we have film contributor Milos Stehlik to help us sort through this year's prizes.
Will Allen was born to sharecroppers, but never intended to become a farmer himself. Instead he climbed the ranks of basketball until he played professionally. Then he took on the corporate world as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Proctor and Gamble.
You can attend Chicago Sinfonietta’s 25th UnMasked Anniversary Ball -- which is black-tie -- called Music UnMasked: The Colors of Sound this Saturday evening. Well, if you RSVPed by May 25 you could have (though it looks like there's still space).
There's a big debt crisis going on in Greece right now, one that so few people really understand that This American Life even teamed up with Planet Money for a whole episode to explain it.But you can skip that hour (sorry TAL!) because screenwriter and playwright Craig