‘The Dining Room’ captures everyday life

In “The Dining Room,” life passes by in a series of vignettes. People dine, people talk, people go through life changes. That’s the appeal of the play, said David Kilpatrick, who is directing the play that opens March 8 in the Weber Center’s Black Box Studio Theatre. Every home has a special place where families […]

Chinese dining a popular part of city’s ‘Christmas Story’

The iconic holiday movie Jean Shepherd’s “A Christmas Story” depicts the closing scene inside Chop Suey Palace, where the young Ralphie Parker and his family spend Christmas dinner. Before the meal arrives, they’re serenaded in a politically incorrect rendition of “Deck the Halls” and “Jingle Bells.” Reluctant employee carolers are chastised by the lead server, […]