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  • Foster children to enjoy ‘Dino’s Christmas Extravaganza’ tonight

     
    “Dino's Christmas Extravaganza,” in partnership with Calvary Assembly, announced today that it has offered free show tickets to more than 400 foster children in Orange County.  The show is a limited-run  Christmas musical including danc...
  • Evanston seeking donations for holiday toy and food drive

     
    Evanston officials are urging residents to donate toys and food for the city’s annual holiday toy and food drive sponsored by the mayor and local …...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Are government workers overpaid?

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to debate the issue of pay for......
  • Barbra Streisand to be feted as Recording Academy's MusiCares Person of the Year

     
    The Recording Academy has chosen Barbra Streisand as its MusiCares Person of the Year in conjunction with the 2011 Grammy Awards, and will salute her musical and philanthropic achievements Feb. 11 with an all-star fundraising dinner and concert...
  • At 60, L.A. church blends Arabic, English and Spanish

     
    Each Sunday at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Christian Cathedral in Los Angeles begins with two services, representing the old and new at the decades-old congregation. The morning starts with an 8 a.m. liturgy in Spanish, followed by a larger service.....
  • Legion’s play aids disabled Marine

     
    Ex-Marine Cpl. Yuriy Zmysly and his wife Aimee decorated their Oak Lawn home for the holidays for the first time this year. It’s no easy …...
  • Study: Poverty soars 62 percent in Elmhurst

     
    Think poverty is exclusively an urban or rural issue? Not so, according to a new study that indicates poverty is on the rise in the …...
  • All Osceola high schools rated as B’s or A’s

     
    All Osceola County high schools — even the handful that made D's or an F last year — received A's and B's from the state today. Almost all Osceola high schools improved. Two schools jumped an amazing three letter grades. F-rated Poinciana High...
  • Illinois Senate approves civil unions, measure heads to Quinn

     
    Posted by Ray Long and Monique Garcia at 12:23 p.m.; last updated at 3:32 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Civil unions for same-sex couples would be allowed in Illinois under historic legislation the state Senate swiftly sent today to Gov. Pat Quinn,......
  • Billie Joe Armstrong, Stephen Sondheim among Grammy nominees for musical show

     
    The nominations for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday evening. Amid the more than 100 categories covering almost every imaginable field of recording, there is exactly one devoted to theatrical musicals. This year's nominees in the...
  • Eminem tops Grammy nominations with 10, Bruno Mars bags 7

     
    Eminem, once a music-industry pariah, cleaned up at the nationally televised nominations Wednesday for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards. Nearly a decade after he divided Grammy voters because of his explicit lyrics and was denied an album of the year......
  • Christmas Caroling in the Jail

     
    JUST (Justice, Understanding, Service, and Teaching) of DuPage, a nonprofit organization that provides social services and educational programs to inmates within the DuPage County Jail, …...