| May 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
R. Conrad Winke and Heidi Davis Marshall
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Columbia College Chicago
Columbia College Chicago was founded in 1890 as the Columbia School of Oratory, a coeducational institution teaching methods of physical culture,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:07 AM
PerformInk has called Artistic Director Brian Posen one of the most influential people in the Chicago theater scene & New City named Brian as one of the top 30 Players who really perform in Chicago. Posen is the Artistic Director of Stage 773, Street...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:19 PM
“There are so many times in my life,” filmmaker Rory Kennedy tells her sister Courtney in the movie “Ethel,” “where people have said, ‘I want to introduce Robert Kennedy's daughter. ...” To which her sibling...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:46 PM
When author Nami Mun was 13, she ran away from her family's Bronx apartment. She survived by holding down odd jobs and living wherever she could — on benches, in shelters or squatting in abandoned buildings. In her early 20s, she found steady...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:04 PM
UPDATE: On Wednesday evening, Oct. 24, Chicago police said Jose Arevalo had been located. On Thursday night police said Bernard Wideroe had been located. No other information was released in either case.
Chicago police are asking for the public’s...
| Oct 21, 2012
For the 48th Chicago International Film Festival's opening night Oct. 11, attendees were treated to a star-filled red carpet at the Harris Theater that included Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi. Academy Award-winning producer Tom...
| Oct 21, 2012
Only one writer received a standing ovation at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards in Chicago on Wednesday night.
It wasn't the marquee award-winners who brought the well-heeled crowd to its feet in the giant room at the UIC Forum.
It wasn't Walter...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation hosted the 13th annual Carl Sandburg Literary Awards dinner at the UIC Forum on Oct. 17. Emcee Bill Kurtis introduced more than 65 noted authors, all with ties to Chicago, to the crowd...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
There is no shortage of stories, speeches, quotes and advice about the value of following one's dreams.
In his 2005 commencement speech to Stanford University, the late Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, said, "...Most important, have the courage to follow your...
| May 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
A Columbia College student was injured when an art display fell on her head late this afternoon in the South Loop, authorities said.
Emergency crews were called to the scene in the 600 block of South Wabash Avenue about 4:45 p.m. for a building collapse,...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:04 AM
He is barbaric. His long hair hangs past his shoulders. His beard is unkempt. He chugs from a drinking horn and spits at the crowd.
He is Nordic Thunder.
And like a warrior with many scars to prove it, he refuses to give up without a fight. His next...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Loyola University is saying bye bye to bottled water. After a year-long campaign titled "UnCap Loyola," students voted March 28 to prevent sales of the bottles on campus starting in the fall.
But advocates of the ban say it's about more than reducing...