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  • Zoos and Shedd Aquarium join elephant campaign

    Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo and the Shedd Aquarium announced Tuesday they are joining a fight to protect African elephants through the newly launched 96 Elephants Campaign. The campaign aims to help the endangered animals in their homeland, educate...
  • Our summer list for Chicago-area museums

    Our summer list for Chicago-area museums
    Summer is traditionally a slow time for museum exhibit openings. This could be because of the heat or the humidity or the marked decrease in school field trips during the season. No matter. Area museums and zoos do make concerted efforts to bring in...
  • Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady

    Chicago Public Library to receive national medal from first lady
    First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to present the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions, including the Chicago Public Library, at a White House ceremony on Thursday. In an announcement today, the White House described...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo's baby dwarf antelope needs a name

    Lincoln Park Zoo's baby dwarf antelope needs a name
    One of the newest arrivals at the Lincoln Park Zoo needs a name, and the facility wants public input. The zoo says a female klipspringer — a rather adorable kind of dwarf antelope — was born at the zoo on March 30. The baby’s...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment

    Man charged with firing gun in Lincoln Park apartment
    A Lincoln Park doctor with a cache of guns in his apartment claimed that “a nervous tic” caused him to fire into a neighbor’s unit on Wednesday, according to a police report. Michael Olivieri, 53, told officers he had placed a revolver...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo's baby klipspringer gets name

    Lincoln Park Zoo's baby klipspringer gets name
    The Lincoln Park Zoo’s tiny baby klipspringer has a name: Asha. The zoo said more than 3,600 online votes finalized the title of one of its newest additions, a dwarf antelope born at the zoo at the end of March. “Asha means hope in...
  • Museum stars in 'Mammoths' play

    Museum stars in 'Mammoths' play
    The museum in "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England" is no stately edifice adorning a public park, no shimmering repository of great artifacts. The collection in the play's Pratt Museum — on the campus of a Massachusetts college and...
  • David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories

    David Layman, exhibit designer, tells our harrowing stories
    The signs spread across the floor of a high-end Chicago printer's office on this winter Friday afternoon probably should seem disjointed or abstract. "< LEFT Worker Rigging a Steel Beam," says one. "V BELOW North Tower Foundation Slab." "World Trade...
  • Holidays Hit Home with the Top 13 Chicago Traditions

    When he was young, John Rivera used to think Santa Claus took up permanent residence in downtown Chicago, not at the North Pole. “That’s what it felt like,” says Rivera, 47. “I’d see Santa on TV and at Marshall Field’...
  • Cabin fever cures

    Cabin fever cures
    It's already been a long winter, and it's only January. Looking to embark on Operation Get the Ants Outta Your Kids’ Pants as you muddle through the rest of it? We’ve got your back. Want to commune with nature…inside? Visit Garfield...
  • Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon

    Review: 'The Once and Future World' by J.B. MacKinnon
    Chicagoans thrilled last month to news that a healthy 60-pound infant was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo. King, the new addition, is a rare eastern black rhinoceros, an endangered species native to South Africa that has been poached to the brink of...