First Lady

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini is an expansive historical novel that follows one freedwoman’s journey from simple seamstress to the First Lady’s confidante. The book opens in 1860 with the more

Jan 24, 2013 3:49 PM Books

Margaret “Daisy” Suckley’s branch of the family had slipped into genteel poverty in the shadow of their more prominent relatives. Then one day, the quiet monotony of her existence is broken by a phone call from more

Jan 9, 2013 12:28 AM Film Reviews

I found myself in a nearly sold-out Alchemist Theatre last night. It was the first of two performances of Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre’s Wizard of Oz spoof. Checking things out online, I couldn’t help but notice that both performances of the show (the.. more

May 11, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

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Sep 10, 2008 12:00 AM Art for Art's Sake 6 Comments

If millions of people are truly outragedover sexism in politics following the defeat of Sen. Hillary Clintonfor the Democratic presidential nomination, it’s obvious what the nexttarget should be: the brazen denigration of another accomplished wom... more

Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments