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  • Interview: 'The Call' star David Otunga finds himself in the center of the ring

    Interview: 'The Call' star David Otunga finds himself in the center of the ring
    David Otunga had little time to order food Friday during lunchtime at Howells & Hood in the Tribune Tower — not with his hectic press tour running late and a live TV appearance up next — so the Elgin native and WWE Superstar settled for just a...
  • Chen honors long-neglected composer

    Chen honors long-neglected composer
    A conductor who understands the challenges female musicians of color face is leading the first Chicago Symphony Orchestra performances this week of a work by a black woman composer who faced similar obstacles during her lifetime. Mei-Ann Chen chose as...
  • Luxury buyers find options at Millennium

    Luxury buyers find options at Millennium
    Luxury real estate in downtown Chicago came roaring back in 2012, experiencing its best year since 2008. According to a recent report, sales of million-dollar homes rose by 15 percent last year, and while the rebound has been welcome news to sellers, it...
  • For pianist Osorio, passion drives a life in music

    For pianist Osorio, passion drives a life in music
    Jorge Federico Osorio knows firsthand the power of classical music to move young minds and hearts. "Many years ago I was playing a concert in a church in the Mexican city of Leon," the Mexican-born, Highland Park-based pianist recalls. "When I began...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio

    Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio
    Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says. The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
  • CSO presents mixed bag of French, Spanish fare

    CSO presents mixed bag of French, Spanish fare
    After devoting the three weeks of Riccardo Muti's spring residency mainly to core Austro-German repertory, the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra probably were in need of a change of pace. And so, for that matter, were audience members. To...
  • Riccardo Muti takes on German, Austrian masters, con brio

    Riccardo Muti takes on German, Austrian masters, con brio
    A Riccardo Muti residency at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is never entirely about making music. In this second of three season-ending weeks, for example, the music director has gone from directing a Verdi chorus at a riverfront park in Chinatown, to...
  • Winter dance preview: Special engagements liven scene

    Winter dance preview: Special engagements liven scene
    Special projects by hometown favorites and some intriguing visitors distinguish themselves in a busy calendar in dance as this season continues. Here are 10 engagements worth anticipating: Mummenschanz: The one-of-a-kind troupe, nominally based in...
  • CSO and Mena invite audience to go with the flow

    CSO and Mena invite audience to go with the flow
    Any coherence to be found in the weekend Chicago Symphony Orchestra program is thematic, not musical. Which is to say that the four works led by guest conductor Juanjo Mena Thursday night at Symphony Center represented unrelated styles and periods but all...
  • Motor Row memories

    Motor Row memories
    When Henry Ford arrived by train in Chicago's Central Station in 1905, he was just steps from the South Michigan Avenue site that would be his first store outside Detroit. His new plan to sell automobiles from bright showrooms would change Chicago and...
  • Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline

    Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline
    Holiday shoppers on Michigan Avenue this month can get a unique gift: Viewing parts of the Wrigley Building that haven't been visible to the public since the "fraternal twin" towers were completed in 1921 and 1924. The ongoing renovations, which have...
  • Talking on the phone while driving — a cautionary tale

     
    From Sunday's print column Sauganash resident John Blaha candidly admits his guilt and carelessness. In mid-January he was pulled over in the North Michigan Avenue shopping district by a Chicago police officer and written up for driving while talking on.....