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  • July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees

    July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees
    Bee Walk and Talk in the Garden Saturday, August 20 11:00 a.m. First Floor Garland Room Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St. and in the Lurie Garden www.luriegarden.org Tips: Plant at least five plants of one variety to attract bees and supply...
  • September 2: Adopt A Pet - Friends of Animal Care and Control

    September 2: Adopt A Pet - Friends of Animal Care and Control
    Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control Big Night September 14 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chicago Cultural Center Preston Bradley Hall 78 East Washington Chicago fcacc.org Chicago Animal Care and Control 2741 S. Western Avenue Chicago (312) 747-1406...
  • Gunned-down mob reporter kept a dark secret

    The Tribune's Prohibition-era mob reporter Alfred "Jake" Lingle got a little too close to his subject. On June 9, 1930, he was murdered in cold blood at the southwest corner of Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue. (Today the location is the pedway...
  • What's for lunch? Brain food

    What's for lunch? Brain food
    Now that you've made it through the annual August-September drumbeat of back-to-school madness, pause a moment and think about your own education. Maybe you should use your lunch break and treat yourself to some "brain food." Taking a break midday to...
  • Top weekend show: 'Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace'

    “Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace”: That’s the title of a new book by Downbeat associate editor (and Tribune contributor) Aaron Cohen. Focusing on Franklin’s landmark 1972 gospel album, the book is a jumping off point for...
  • Film festival gets hometown love on opening night

    Film festival gets hometown love on opening night
    The stars were out in force for the opening night of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival. The evening began with the premiere of "The Last Rites of Joe May" at the Harris Theatre at Millennium Park. Chicago connections were prominent with...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Oct. 15 - 22

    Saturday Anderson's Bookshop's mother-daughter book club will discuss "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry at 2 p.m. at Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove, 5112 Main St., Downers Grove; free. 630-963-2665, andersonsbookshop.com. Franki Elliot will host...
  • Tonight's top show: 'Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll'

    Tonight's top show: 'Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll'
    “Flying Saucers Rock ‘n’ Roll”: If you know that’s the title of the rockabilly classic by Billy Lee Riley you’ll likely enjoy the new book of the same name by Jake Austen. The Rocktober magazine editor and “Chic-...
  • November 1: Midday Fix - Planting Bulbs

    November 1: Midday Fix - Planting Bulbs
    "The Lurie Garden's Fall and Winter Superstars" Saturday, November 5 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. First Floor Garland Room Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St. Chicago www.luriegarden.org Now is a good time of year to look around your garden and think...
  • Steppenwolf to honor Julianna Margulies

    Steppenwolf Theatre said Wednesday that the actress Julianna Margulies will be the guest of honor of its annual Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon. The star of "The Good Wife" (a CBS drama set, but not filmed, in Chicago) will be interviewed by...
  • 40th Gazebo Holiday Market benefits women and children

    40th Gazebo Holiday Market benefits women and children
    The century-old Junior League of Chicago celebrated its 40th Gazebo Holiday Market with a Martinis & Mistletoe preview party at the Chicago Cultural Center. Santa greeted everyone at the door for this festive affair that offered an exclusive first look at...