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  • Snow jobs: 2 great ways to enjoy the chill

    Snow jobs: 2 great ways to enjoy the chill
    Hit the ice Polish up your blades and hit one of our favorite rinks -- if you own your own skates there are no fees involved. Millennium Park: Chicago's most dramatic spot to skate thanks to Anish Kapoor's nearby "Cloud Gate," but also its most crowded....
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
  • Bethlehem's human resources director passes away

     
    Bethlehem's Human Resources director Kathleen Ann Garman died Sunday at Reading Hospital. Garman, 56, of Reinholds, had been hired in 2011 to replace longtime director Jean Zweifel after her resume rose to the top of 140 applicants. She had graduated from...
  • 'Raunchy' performance gets her the win

    'Raunchy' performance gets her the win
    At some point, the 17-year-old competing in the national high school theater competition in New York had to let her training and lifetime love of performing take over. In the end, all her time at the Huntington Beach High School Academy for the Performing...
  • Should Burbank ban plastic bags?

    Should Burbank ban plastic bags?
    Burbank residents are being asked to weigh in on a plan to implement a citywide ban on plastic bags. The Burbank Green Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council are co-hosting a community forum Wednesday to discuss plastic pollution and get...
  • Kelsey Grammer films 'Transformers 4' in Chicago

    Kelsey Grammer films 'Transformers 4' in Chicago
    Whatever the 100 or so extras were frantically running away from during “Transformers 4” filming Sunday at Cloud Gate (better known as The Bean) in Millennium Park, Kelsey Grammer, who plays a villain in the film, was nonchalantly walking...
  • Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 1' star Nikki Reed

    Q&A: 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn--Part 1' star Nikki Reed
    Can you believe “Twilight” star Nikki Reed got married a month ago (to “American Idol” contestant Paul McDonald), totally stealing the thunder from the wedding of Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) in “...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival moving to Millennium Park

    Chicago Jazz Festival moving to Millennium Park
    After more than three decades at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park, the Chicago Jazz Festival will be leaving the venue for Millennium Park, according to the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). Though in recent...
  • Why the Chicago Jazz Festival left Grant Park

    Why the Chicago Jazz Festival left Grant Park
    For decades, the defenders of the status quo have insisted that the Chicago Jazz Festival must remain anchored in Grant Park. They said the dreadful acoustics there were just fine. They said the dilapidated Petrillo Music Shell served the fest well....
  • Where are Q101 DJs now?

    Where are Q101 DJs now?
    Their given names are James, Christine, Brian and Todd--but many Chicagoans remember them best for their colorful DJ names--JVO, Electra, Sludge and Fook. They were some of personalities manning the mics of Q101, the rock radio station that ruled the...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival 2013 lineup announced

    Chicago Jazz Festival 2013 lineup announced
    Drummer Jack DeJohnette, trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith, pianists Jason Moran and Robert Glasper and saxophonists Donald Harrison, Charles Lloyd, Jimmy Heath and Rudresh Mahanthappa will headline the 35th annual Chicago Jazz Festival, running Aug. 29...