One of the pioneers of Chicago Off-Loop Theater, costume designer Patricia Hart, died at dawn Sunday morning (April 10) after a two-year on-and-off battle with brain cancer. She was 64.Hart was born in St.
Cambodian-Americans in Chicago are determined to keep their art and culture alive in this new country. What makes their dedication so fierce is that a genocide nearly succeeded in wiping out all of the artists.Several men sit on a mat in a computer lab at the Cambodian Association of Illinois.
If confronted with an "it's me or the dog" ultimatum, it looks like about 1 in 7 Americans would go with Fido.At least that's what a national survey done for the Associated Press and Petside.com indicates.When asked "just hypothetically, if you had to choose between a spouse or significant other, an
Don Kirshner, who brought rock 'n' roll to those of us in "the sticks" with his Rock Concert series in the early '70s, has died.According to the Associated Press: "a business associate says ... Kirshner has died of heart failure at a Florida hospital at age 76."
Thirty-one ounces of iced refreshment in one big ... well, we can't really call it a "gulp" can we?That's what Starbucks' new "Trenta" holds (and no, 'bucks isn't offering Trenta-sized hot coffee drinks at any of the shops where it's rolling out the bigger cups; just iced drinks).
We'll leave it to our friends at Monkey See and other pop culture outlets to get to the true meaning of this breaking news:"Regis Philbin says he's retiring from his weekday talk show." (Associated Press "alert")There's nothing about it yet at the website of Live!
The nation honors the memory of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. And among NPR's offerings that day will be a fascinating story from actress Nichelle Nichols -- known to fans around the world as "Lt.