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Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 02:31 pm
While the film adaptations of The Hunger Games took full advantage of the dystopian adventure craze that swept through the youth literature sector, the similarly-plotted Divergent movies petered out...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 11:11 am
Dan Bejar a/k/a Destroyer. Photo credit: Jennier HycDan Bejar, the enigmatic and distinctive Canadian songwriter who has been touring and recording under the name Destroyer since the mid-1990s, will a...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:19 am
 In the fall of 1977, not long after Elvis Presley died, I took a call on one of the two phones in our Illinois Times office on Eighth Street, a few doors from Lincoln’s home. Both phones had l...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:18 am
 Last June, after Democratic candidates had lost four straight special Congressional elections, America’s purveyors of conventional political wisdom simultaneously jumped to the conclusion that...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:17 am
 For a while now, the book on Chris Kennedy has been that he may not be cut out for a career in politics, despite his famous last name and pedigree as the son of Bobby Kennedy and nephew of John...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:16 am
DEAD PUNCHES President Trump’s State of the Union speech was filled with dead punches for President Obama. It is clear that he fears President Obama, but when will he learn that all of his punches a...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:15 am
 Trump was pretty good – for Trump – in his State of the Union speech, but did you see the Democratic response from Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III? Could we bring that Kennedy to Illinois...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:14 am

Dominican Sisters in Iraq are hopeful and persistent in challenging circumstances

 Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State, or Daesh, in early December. Shortly after that, two western Dominican Friars arrived in the country to visit the Ir...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:13 am
 On Thursday, Feb. 1, from 7-9 p.m., hear former white supremacist Joseph Pearce chronicle his life from racist revolutionary to his rejection of that ideology. Pearce, a former leader of the Nat...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:12 am
 On Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m., catch a hilarious performance by professional stage hypnotist Jeff Harpring. Jeff’s comedy hypnosis shows offer an interactive brand of humor where volunteer...

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