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  • Best bets for Jan. 9

    Best bets for Jan. 9
    Dance Ballroom! South Beach Style: Straight from the streets of Miami comes this fast-paced show featuring salsa, merengue, rhumba, mambo and jive. With sequined costuming, intricate ballroom dancing and an amazing score of music from several decades...
  • Best bets for Jan. 10

    Best bets for Jan. 10
    Music Gino Vannelli and Jon Secada: Accompanied by a seven-piece band, Vannelli will perform such hits as "I Just Wanna Stop," "Living Inside Myself" and "People Gotta Move." Local Latin popster Secada's string of crossover singles includes “...
  • Jerome Stone, helped start Alzheimer's Association, dies

     Jerome Stone, helped start Alzheimer's Association, dies
    Jerome Stone helped build his family packaging business, Stone Container Corp., and is also credited with a leading role in the creation of the Alzheimer's Association. Mr. Stone, 101, died of natural causes Thursday, Jan. 1, in the Gold Coast...
  • New resolutions for Chicago jazz

    New resolutions for Chicago jazz
    If New Year's resolutions help us to aspire higher, Chicago jazz could use a few: Boost the Chicago Jazz Festival, Part 1. The Chicago Jazz Festival made significant improvements in 2014, as in its belated embrace of social media, with a dramatically...
  • Andy Warhol Foundation finishes spree of art giveaways

    Andy Warhol Foundation finishes spree of art giveaways
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts said it has finished one of the biggest art giveaways of all time, sending the remaining contents of what rocker Lou Reed once dubbed "Andy's Chest"...
  • Best bets for Jan. 16

    Best bets for Jan. 16
    Music Graham Nash: A rare solo appearance from an integral figure in Crosby Stills Nash and Young. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer consistently captured America’s most poignant political, sociological and musical movements. His folk-rock...
  • York needs more teachers next year

    York County School Superintendent Victor Shandor told the School Board Monday that the division needs to hire four additional teachers next year based on an estimated 250 additional students. More teachers are needed to keep within the division's...
  • 'David Bowie Is' sets MCA attendance record

    'David Bowie Is' sets MCA attendance record
    Perhaps it was the fashion. ¬†Perhaps the fame. Or perhaps that lipstick-blotted tissue and tawdry coke spoon? Whatever it was: “David Bowie Is,” the blockbuster exhibition of the pop star’s legacy and accouterments, was a record-...
  • Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: Stretching notions of puppetry

     Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: Stretching notions of puppetry
    Puppets have been around for centuries. But Blair Thomas, the artistic director of the brand-new Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, points out the term "puppeteer" only came into existence about 100 years ago, when Ellen Van Volkenburg of...
  • Big Read takes flight with 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    Big Read takes flight with 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
    The Big Read — a national program that promotes the community-wide reading of a book — kicks off 2015 in Broward County with "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. For those few who have never read it, this classic novel is an emotional tale...
  • Thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations stuns 'Alumbrones' filmmakers

    Thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations stuns 'Alumbrones' filmmakers
    When the U.S.-based filmmakers of the documentary "Alumbrones" traveled to Cuba two years ago to profile a group of artists from Havana, they had no idea about the changes in store for the two countries by the time the movie would be released. "I was...