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  • ‘60 Minutes’ on Easter: musical miracle in Congo

     
    Other stories focus on the European debt crisis and Polo model Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, who is trying to make polo more popular in the United States....
  • U.N. panel accuses Syria of gross human rights violations

     
    A United Nations panel on Monday accused Syria of gross human rights violations in its crackdown on anti-government protests, including torturing and killing children, shooting unarmed demonstrators and raping detainees. The 39-papge report offers the...
  • Congo election violence kills five as voters go to the polls

     
    Chaos and violence mar elections in Congo: At least five people were confirmed dead in violence as Democratic Republic of Congo held presidential and parliamentary elections, amid frustrations due to voting delays and chaos....
  • Theater review: 'Ruined' at Geffen Playhouse

     
    The brothel setting of Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Ruined,” the powerful and still horrifyingly topical drama that opened Wednesday at the Geffen Playhouse, is a sanctuary of sorts for the women employed there. Victims of the bloody...
  • Ben Affleck's message to Congress about securing peace and prosperity in Congo

     
    Last month's capture of Callixte Mbarushimana -- the executive secretary of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR -- represented positive news for Congo, where rebel soldiers from Rwanda brutally rape and mutilate women. [Read our...
  • 'The Nativity' by Congo Square: Gospel music and the Gospel story, updated and still fresh

     
    Kathleen Purcell Turner and Pierre Clark in "The Nativity" by Congo Square Theatre Company at the Goodman Theatre. THEATER REVIEW: "The Nativity" ★★★ Through Dec. 31 by Congo Square Theatre Company in the Goodman's Owen Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St.;...
  • The holidays so far: Some shows are on rewind, others break new ice

     
    “Irving Berlin's White Christmas” is new to Chicago, playing through Jan. 2 at the Bank of America Theatre; contact www.broadwayinchicago.com. • HOLIDAY GUIDE: Making a list of our top-10 most anticipated shows of the season (posted Nov. 24) So...
  • Learning to forgive: "Pushing the Elephant" at Reeltime film series

     
    Evanston's long-running REELTIME film and discussion series will present a free screening of Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel's PUSHING THE ELEPHANT, a new documentary about …...
  • Did President Obama make the right call on Libya?

     
    Sentinel editorial board members often disagree on issues. U.S. intervention in Libya is a good example. Senior editorial writer Paul Owens supports it; opinionseditor Mike Lafferty opposes it. Here’s some of our back and forth on the issue. Feel...
  • One song: Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, 'Goldin Browne' [MP3]

     
     Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, “Goldin Browne” (In the Red Records) The lyrics to “Goldin Browne” bear noting in full, though they hardly do justice to Kid Congo Powers’ sinister delivery: “Dark colors,...
  • Fashion's Night Out

    Fashion's Night Out is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and put the fun back into shopping. For one night only, this Thursday, September 8, 2011 designers, celebrities, models and fashion editors...
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    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...