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  • Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014

     Ruth Horwich, 1920-2014
    A fixture in Chicago's art community for more than 55 years, Ruth Horwich championed young artists and donated significant pieces to the Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Her most...
  • Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player

    Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player
    Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl." But among the...
  • South Side creates its own Museum Campus

    South Side creates its own Museum Campus
    The idea sat roughly in the middle of the city's Cultural Plan 2012, a bullet point among scores of bullet points: "Development of a 'Museum Campus South' that connects major institutions on the South Side." Now it's being put into action. At a news...
  • The Promontory, River Roast to open Wednesday

    The Promontory, River Roast to open Wednesday
    Two eagerly anticipated restaurants will make their debuts on Wednesday. The Promontory (5311 S. Lake Park Ave.) is a restaurant and concert venue from Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden, the duo responsible for Longman & Eagle and Dusek's. Jared...
  • Farewell for now, as I turn the page

     Farewell for now, as I turn the page
    I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me. For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
  • 2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings

    2 dead, 6 injured in city shootings
    Two men were killed and six people were wounded in shootings on the North, South, Southwest and West sides late Monday and early Tuesday morning, according to police. About 9:55 p.m., a 34-year-old man was approached by someone as he walked down the...
  • 'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species

    'The Book of Eggs' offers look at eggs of 600 bird species
    Who cares whether the chicken or the egg came first? The egg is far more interesting — at least in author Mark E. Hauber's hands. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable

    Unaccompanied immigrant children are most vulnerable
    With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own, without their parents, so many that the president has declared it an "urgent humanitarian...
  • Let the free market regulate Uber

    Let the free market regulate Uber
    Ask people about Uber and you are likely to hear either that the Web-based ride-sharing service offers a superior product that should not be regulated any more, or that, in the interest of fairness, it should be subject to the same rules as taxi...
  • Lyric adds two world-premiere operas for 2015

    Lyric adds two world-premiere operas for 2015
    Lyric Opera of Chicago will present the world premieres of two commissioned operas in 2015 as part of its Lyric Unlimited initiative to connect with a wider audience through the creation and performance of new works with broad appeal. The new pieces,...
  • Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste

     Daley Dog a tough swallow at Taste
    When the shrieks of politicians become unbearable — think cats gnawing upon the heads of gentle woodland creatures — I can still show you refuge. A place where fellow Chicagoans and even gullible tourists from exotic lands like Canada can...
  • Classical Corner

    Classical Corner
    Baroque Band: The New York-based Spanish violinist Joan Plana, concertmaster of the Chicago period-instrument ensemble, leads the season finale, a program of Italian Baroque concertos. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.; 7:...