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  • Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra

    Yo-Yo Ma gives musical challenge to Chicago's Civic Orchestra
    The young musicians of the Civic Orchestra, as enamored as they were of the prospect of being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma, didn't see it coming. The world's most celebrated cellist, who's the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's creative consultant, was chatting...
  • Chicago summer classical music preview: Ravinia, 'Aida' and Carlos Kalmar

    Chicago summer classical music preview: Ravinia, 'Aida' and Carlos Kalmar
    This is one summer when local classical music lovers — and this means you — may want to skip the usual out-of-town cultural expeditions, avoid the hassles of air and car travel, and simply take advantage of the listening bounty that awaits...
  • Wilmette, April 25-30: Several unlocked autos burglarized, and more

     
    The following incidents were taken from Wilmette Police Department reports on April 25-30. AUTO BURGLARY An unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway in the 900 …...
  • Teen disruptive to students on bus, and more

     
    The following items were taken from Naperville police records April 13. Disorderly conduct An 18-year-old man from the 100 block of West Oakley Drive, Westmont, …...
  • Cops nab naked man after escape from hospital

     
    A man under guard at a hospital punched a police officer and ran naked two blocks to a car dealership, where he was turned away …...
  • 'Fight for $15' to begin Thursday in Chicago

     
    UPDATED BELOW WITH A RESPONSE FROM THE ILLINOIS RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION Thursday at noon, low-wage food and retail workers will rally with supporters at St. James Cathedral in Chicago (map) to kick off a union organizing campaign and to demand......
  • Shopping: H&M launches eco-friendly Glamour collection [Updated]

     
    H&M launches Glamour collection; Cleobella opens in Sunset Beach; Sephora has a Tangerine Tango pop-up; Oliver Peoples hosts surf photographer Jeff Divine. And more....
  • Locks on Michigan Avenue bridge: Vandalism or harmless romanticism?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds If you've strolled across the Michigan Avenue Bridge lately, you may have noticed several new additions. Couples have started attaching padlocks to the bridge's railings as symbols of their eternal love. About 50 locks are attached...
  • Eschew on this: The grand marshal of world-weariness says it’s OK to hate parades and stay home

     
    Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......
  • Funds for Mag Mile median gardens not blooming

     
    By Jessica Reynolds The tulips on Michigan Avenue are a staple of spring in Chicago, but a decline in contributions to the project's sponsoring organization may force future plantings to be scaled back. John Chikow, president of the Greater North......
  • NATO debate tonight

     
    UPDATE -- The debate video is posted here. It was a vigorous, informative and very civil exchange and watching it will be an hour well spent. This, from an e-mail press release, looks interesting: CHICAGO -- After some difficulties lining......
  • March 19 blotter: person threatened with a knife, and more…

     
    Assault A person reported being threatened with a knife sometime between 8:55 p.m. and 8:57 p.m. March 16 in the 900 block of Davis Street. …...