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  • Winter 2014 in Classical Music: Ten classical events to warm a Chicago winter

    Winter 2014 in Classical Music: Ten classical events to warm a Chicago winter
    This is the winter of our content. "Our," as in Chicago classical music lovers. "Content," as in pleasure unbounded. The coming three months promise a rich array of performances that should appeal to just about every listener taste, whether the music is...
  • Winter 2014 in Jazz Music: Two Marsalises, Gregory Porter and Jack DeJohnette

    Winter 2014 in Jazz Music: Two Marsalises, Gregory Porter and Jack DeJohnette
    The tempo of Chicago jazz never slows, as this winter's highlights show: Patricia Barber: An inimitable singer-pianist-songwriter, Barber returns to her weekly engagement at the Green Mill Jazz Club. Riding the critical success of her 2013 album "Smash"...
  • Winter 2014 in dance: Temperatures are rising

    Winter 2014 in dance: Temperatures are rising
    Things heat up quickly after New Year's. Dance things, that is. These are just some of the events you might want to mark on your calendars. Striding Lion Performance Group: The multidisciplinary troupe remounts Annie Arnoult Beserra's vivid multimedia...
  • Linda Johnson Rice, Ebony and Jet chairman

    Linda Johnson Rice, Ebony and Jet chairman
    Linda Johnson Rice remembers flying to Paris at age 7 for the couture shows with her mother, Eunice Johnson, on a buying trip for the Ebony Fashion Fair. Around age 9 she was getting to know Michael Jackson, also 9, because her father, John H. Johnson,...
  • NBC's 'Chicago P.D.' adds fuel to Dick Wolf's 'Fire'

     NBC's 'Chicago P.D.' adds fuel to Dick Wolf's 'Fire'
    "Chicago Fire" sparked NBC's prime-time lineup last season with its mix of adrenaline-driven action sequences and personal drama revolving around the truck-and-rescue squad of a fictional Chicago firehouse. Creator and executive producer Dick Wolf now...
  • Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents

    Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents
    People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve. Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
  • South Side teen's life, death emblematic of many struck down last year

    South Side teen's life, death emblematic of many struck down last year
    Maria Gutierrez wipes away tears as she watches video of her son Angel staring at the camera, singing in a powerful voice that rattles her cellphone speaker. In a corner of her apartment, a poster depicts him smiling under a Cubs cap, a pair of wings...
  • Northbrook's stormwater project gets award

    Northbrook's stormwater project gets award
    Northbrook's $5 million stormwater update near the intersection of Techny and Pfingsten roads recently was named one of the projects of the year by the Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association's Chicago Metro Chapter. The project,...
  • Chicago Theatre Week tickets go on sale Jan. 7

    Tickets for the 2014 Chicago Theatre Week go on sale Jan. 7, the League of Chicago Theatres announced on Friday. The League, in partnership with Choose Chicago, expects over 100 productions to participate in the week of discounted theater tickets, Feb. 11...
  • Local Voices: Jan. 9 edition

    Local Voices: Jan. 9 edition
    Letters to the editor for the Jan. 9 TribLocal print edition from Glenview, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Niles. The web of social media The Internet is where thoughts go to die. Or do they? Thoughts are arbitrarily, or premeditatedly, typed into...
  • Cook County clerk performs year's first marriage

    Cook County clerk performs year's first marriage
    Rocky Martinez’s friend is a funeral director, so it made sense that she’d need to stop by the county’s vital records office last month to pick up a death certificate. But Martinez’s longtime fiancee, Laura Villanueva, had told...
  • Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days

    Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days
    Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday: It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...