Arts & Entertainment
The Evanston Symphony Orchestra opens its 69th season, “Romanticism Endures,” with a new violinist in the concertmaster’s chair and a young pianist from the North Shore as soloist.
Oct. 23 2:17 p.m. |
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart.
In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.”
Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene.
You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
There is a subject that neither men or women dares to discuss, yet it’s an issue that studies show one in two men will experience in their 50’s and 60’s, which will then affect their spouse: erectile dysfunction.
Oct. 23 8 a.m. |
This state tournament preview contains information about the New Trier, Loyola, Regina, North Shore Country Day, Evanston and Niles West girls tennis programs.
Oct. 23 7:42 a.m. |
Eric Van Dril
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the village of Lincolnwood board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 21.
Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould signed autographs for nearly 400 fans at the Lincolnwood Meatheads location the night of Tuesday, Oct. 21.
Oct. 22 4:31 p.m. |
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, announced that its board has appointed Jeffrey J. Anderson as the 5th President and CEO of the graduate school
Help Squad invites savvy readers to share money-saving tips on credit cards, phones, Internet and cable services.
Halloween is coming. With Halloween comes trick-or-treating. And trick-or-treating comes with warnings, such as: Accept only wrapped and packaged candy; Stay within your neighborhood and only go to homes you know;
Go out in daylight. The implication is that trick-or-treating might be dangerous.
Oct. 20 10 a.m. |
More and more lately, when President Obama says stuff, I think to myself, “Uh-oh.”
Oct. 20 8 a.m. |