Tribune editorial: Coastal Commission firing raises public suspicions

We'll say this for the California Coastal Commission: It must have had a powerful reason for firing Charles Lester as director Wednesday night after facing down more than 100 of his advocates and six hours of impassioned testimony in his defense. 
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7