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  • Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years

    Classical recording label Cedille marks 25 years
    For a quarter of a century, the feisty little indie label Cedille Records has stood out as a plucky survivor in a domestic classical recording business that has been buffeted by a slumping economy, vanishing retail stores, the inexorable advance of pop music and other factors.
  • Saxophonist Zenon gives 36th Jazz Festival its pinnacle

    Saxophonist Zenon gives 36th Jazz Festival its pinnacle
    The final night of the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival reached its apex early, when Puerto Rican saxophonist and MacArthur Fellowship winner Miguel Zenon played the Chicago premiere of music most of the world has not yet heard. Though two major...

    Beyond Labor Day, it's still summer

     Beyond Labor Day, it's still summer
    Labor Day may be saying the party is over. The resumption of school, the sweaters in stores, the readying of pop-up stores for Halloween — they are all singing the same sad song. But I'm sticking my fingers in my ears and yelling "LA, LA, LA!"...

    Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago

    Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago
    The challenge in visiting the Art Institute of Chicago is to get beyond the obvious. Easier said than done. You could spend your time cruising from one iconic work to another, from "Nighthawks" to "American Gothic" to a Calder mobile overhead to Renoir'...

    Ald. Tunney polls community on moving Pride Parade downtown

    Ald. Tunney polls community on moving Pride Parade downtown
    Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) is asking the public: Should the annual Pride Parade move from the Lakeview neighborhood he represents to downtown? In a survey he posted on his aldermanic website, Tunney said he wants to hear from community members, including...