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  • St. Vincent de Paul Center to Host Summer Safety Festival

    St. Vincent de Paul Center to Host Summer Safety Festival
    St. Vincent de Paul Center invites families and neighbors to the 11th Annual Summer Safety Festival, sponsored by Alderman Michelle Smith and Children's Memorial Hospital, being held on the Center's campus at the corner of Halsted and Webster on Saturday,...
  • April 10: Focus on Family - Ralph's World

    April 10: Focus on Family - Ralph's World
    Ralph Covert For more information about the show: www.timemachineguitar.com Concert: Sunday, April 22 Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Chicago www.ralphsworld.com
  • Community Conversation: Music in our lives

    Community Conversation: Music in our lives
    Tuesday's Trib Nation luncheon was built around the idea of music and the roles it plays in our lives and communities. Our 13 guests included music lover Jennifer Keeley, rap artist and former Chicago aldermanic candidate Che "Rhymefest" Smith, Chicago...
  • Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz

    Chicago Live liveblog: Bikes, Mayor Emanuel, and singer Chris Walz
    Should we liveblog Chicago Live! tonight? Yes we should. Mayor Emanuel's on, we're talking transportation, music, comedy and Chicago life. At our weekly news variety show with The Second City, our guests include the Old Town School of Folk Music's...
  • June 14: Author - Bob Riesman, I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    June 14: Author - Bob Riesman, I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy
    Bob Riesman Event: Tribute to Big Bill Broonzy Friday, June 17 8:00 p.m. Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Avenue Chicago www.oldtownschool.org To purchase a copy of the book: I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy A major...
  • Songs of Good (WIN THE ESSAY CONTEST!) Cheer

    Songs of Good (WIN THE ESSAY CONTEST!) Cheer
    Let's just quote my colleague Mary Schmich: "Because no friendly singalong would feel right without an edge, every year we offer a contest. This allows audience members to do the only thing that's more fun in life than singing, i.e. competing." Eric Zorn...
  • Charlotte the Cheesehead Orphan Deer, and other Tribune news singalongs of 2011

    Charlotte the Cheesehead Orphan Deer, and other Tribune news singalongs of 2011
    As you might expect, we talk about the news a lot around here. But the story of Charlotte the Deer, the subject of our colleague John Kass's recent columns, has gotten a fair bit of talker traction -- for us and, apparently, for you. Last week, Kass...
  • Jazz meets classics: A Chicago pianist teams with Orion Ensemble

    Jazz meets classics: A Chicago pianist teams with Orion Ensemble
    When Chicago pianist Miguel de la Cerna was growing up on the South Side, the sound of jazzand blues, gospel and funk, R&B and soul was everywhere. It blasted out of clubs and apartments, car radios and storefronts, inspiring a kid growing up near 41st...
  • June 8: Music Lounge - Anna Fermin

    June 8: Music Lounge - Anna Fermin
    Anna Fermin To purchase a copy of the CD: Someday Afternoon Appearing: June 9 7:00 p.m. Old Town School of Folk Music 4545 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago For tickets: www.oldtownschool.org Visit Anna's website: www.annafermin.com
  • Exclusive: Lineup and highlights from Bud Light stage at Taste of Chicago 2012

    Exclusive: Lineup and highlights from Bud Light stage at Taste of Chicago 2012
    You heard it here first: Now that our 2012 RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote winner has been slotted in, these bands comprise the best of the previously unannounced Bud Light Stage lineup at this year’s Taste of Chicago. You’ll be at all of...
  • The Sulzer Regional Library

    The Sulzer Regional Library
    The branch: The Sulzer Regional Library is in the Lincoln Square neighborhood on the city's North Side. Built to replace the Hild Regional Library, which now houses the Old Town School of Folk Music, the Sulzer opened in 1985, and the large brick building...
  • `Go, Cubs, Go' songwriter to get post office named for him?

     
    News release: WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) introduced a bill to name a North Side Chicago post office for the late songwriter and performer Steve Goodman. Quigley’s effort to memorialize and celebrate Goodman’s life at the...