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  • Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago

    Grant Park premiere honors composer's longtime love affair with Chicago
    Unless I miss my guess, no American city has done more to advance a composer's international reputation than Chicago has done for William Bolcom in recent decades. Under two successive regimes, Lyric Opera of Chicago has commissioned and premiered three...
  • Encore Theatre in Libertyville closing

    Encore Theatre in Libertyville closing
    Before Jack Miller, 15, joined the Encore Theatre group in Libertyville when he was in fourth grade, he was rather shy, he said. "I honestly didn't have anything I thought I was good at," Miller said. "Being in Encore helped me gain the confidence I...
  • Janel Landon, communications consultant, 1948-2014

    Janel Landon, communications consultant, 1948-2014
    Janel Landon was a communications consultant who did work for Republican political interests in Illinois and nationally and also taught at several Chicago-area universities, including the College of Communication at DePaul University. She had been a...
  • Jonathan Stern, vice president of development, Columbia College Chicago

    Jonathan Stern, vice president of development, Columbia College Chicago
    Columbia College Chicago has selected Jonathan Stern as vice president of development. In his new role, effective Aug. 4, Stern will help lead the college’s development program involving all fundraising activities, including the coordination and...
  • Freddy Rodriguez works 'The Night Shift'

    Freddy Rodriguez works 'The Night Shift'
    On the whole, actor Freddy Rodriguez doesn't have much in common with basketball star LeBron James. But Rodriguez, a Bucktown native, points to one important similarity: At a young age, he, too, faced the potentially life-changing decision of whether to...
  • Art for life

    Art for life
    There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile, violent summer months? Some activists hope art is the answer, allowing young people to express themselves while simultaneously...
  • Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love

    Times may be tough, but that's no reason not to study what you love
    During periods of economic hardship, worries about post-graduation jobs can lead students to play it safe, choosing the most marketable major they can find. So it's no coincidence that practical fields of study like engineering and business are booming....
  • New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience

    New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience
    Technology gets schooled New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience University students across Illinois are taking advantage of cutting-edge technological advances that are changing the way they learn. In a Northwestern University...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"

    Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"
    With so many Kickstarter projects looking for funding, you'd think there would be more devoted to the business of comic books. Apparently there aren't all that many, which is why Todd Allen's "Economics of Digital Comics" has gotten so much attention....
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Lucas museum is a great opportunity for city's art students

    Regarding the George Lucas museum and speaking as an artist, art teacher and lifelong resident of Chicago, I think it's high time Chicago gets a venue that houses one of this country's great culture treasures. Up until now, if one wanted to see the...