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Hyde Park
Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL « Show less

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  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Riccardo Muti returns to lead the world premiere of a CSO-commissioned work, Italian composer Giovanni Sollima's "Antidotum Tarantulae" Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra, with Yo-Yo Ma and the composer as duo-soloists....
  • Emanuel wants 1 pitch for Obama library

    Emanuel wants 1 pitch for Obama library
    As President Barack Obama prepares to launch a foundation to oversee plans for his presidential library and museum, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making it clear that he will play a key role in determining where the project is built if Chicago is chosen as the...
  • John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge

    John W. Rogers Sr., 1918-2014; Tuskegee airman became lawyer, judge
    John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge. "He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...
  • Winter 2014 in theater: New plays and a new 'Phantom'

    Winter 2014 in theater: New plays and a new 'Phantom'
    Picking a mere 10 shows from the plethora of work on offer this winter in Chicago's theaters is no easy task. Here's a mere sprinkling of the different kinds of live entertainment on offer in the city in the coming weeks, including a few shows that look...
  • Blues diva Shemekia Copeland shows how it's done

    Blues diva Shemekia Copeland shows how it's done
    The defining moment of Shemekia Copeland's illuminating show Friday night at SPACE came toward the end, when she put down the microphone and left the stage. Singing practically a cappella, with only a whisper of accompaniment from the band, Copeland...
  • Audrey Petty's interviews put flesh on city's ghostly high-rises

    Audrey Petty's interviews put flesh on city's ghostly high-rises
    A few years ago, when Audrey Petty began interviewing former residents of Chicago's public housing projects and compiling the conversations into an oral history of the Robert Taylor Homes, Cabrini-Green and other notorious (now-razed) high-rises, a...
  • Chicago-area classical concert recommendations

    Chicago-area classical concert recommendations
    Avalon Quartet: The string foursome, in residence at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, continues its Bartok quartet cycle with Quartet No. 4. Mozart's Quartet in B flat (K.589) completes the bill. 2 p.m. Sunday, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of...
  • New Year's resolutions for Chicago jazz lovers

    New Year's resolutions inspire improvements, and Chicago jazz could use a few. Here are one listener's resolutions for what ought to happen in 2014: Upgrade Jazz Fest The perpetually cash-strapped Chicago Jazz Festival made a quantum leap forward in...
  • Best jazz shows of 2013

    Best jazz shows of 2013
    We've enjoyed an exceptional year in live performance. Here are the top shows, with information on where you can hear these artists next time (where applicable): Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Orchestra Hall, May 24 at Symphony Center:...
  • Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia

    Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia
    When Janet Rowley was accepted into the University of Chicago's medical school in 1944, the quota for women was already filled — three in a class of 65. So she had to wait a year. Dr. Rowley made up for that early setback by becoming an...
  • Ventra reader outages reported on CTA, Pace buses

    Ventra reader outages reported on CTA, Pace buses
    The CTA and riders are reporting Ventra Card reader outages on some buses during rush hour and into the evening, after several dozen Pace buses experienced similar problems Friday. The CTA has "reports of scattered outages of (Ventra Card) bus readers,"...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season

    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Dozens more shows for the season
    Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...