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  • Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert

    Runnicles subs impressively at CSO concert
    With a major European tour set to launch in less than a week, the last thing the Chicago Symphony Orchestra management needed was the sudden withdrawal of a guest conductor. That's what took place earlier this week when Jaap van Zweden canceled his...
  • 'Miss Julie' opens Chicago International Film Festival

    'Miss Julie' opens Chicago International Film Festival
    Nobody will mistake this one for Al Pacino in "Stand Up Guys," or Uma Thurman in "Motherhood," to name two recent, featherweight Chicago International Film Festival opening-night selections. For its 50th edition, which begins Thursday and continues...
  • A sneak peek of Chicago's Fashion Focus 2014

    A sneak peek of Chicago's Fashion Focus 2014
    Chicago designer Christina Monley just returned from New York Fashion Week, where she opened new doors to her line of women's clothing, Christina Karin. "We picked up a few new great stores, including the Four Seasons shops," Monley said. Now Monley...
  • Pet escape: How to deal with it -- and prevent it

    Pet escape: How to deal with it -- and prevent it
    A California company is hoping to take the pet microchip to a new level: an implantable chip with GPS tracking. Although microchips have helped reunite countless lost pets and their owners in the 30 years since their introduction, they do have...
  • Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture

    Fine Arts Society shows richness of Chinese culture
    It began three decades ago as a small local competition designed to encourage Chinese music students to learn Chinese repertory along with the Western classical works their teachers were drumming into their young heads. Since then, it has grown into a...
  • Mario Caruso, Chicago

    Mario Caruso, Chicago
    Age: 76 Writing letters since: 1977 Life story in 100 words or less: Grew up in Chicago Heights with two brothers, two sisters and his parents. Parents owned a mom-and-pop grocery store, where the whole family worked. Completed seminary school in...
  • Big events abound during weekends of Kennedy project

    There’s no good weekend, let alone multiple weekends, to slow traffic to a crawl on a major Chicago thoroughfare. But Illinois Department of Transportation officials said they made sure to steer clear of some big events — including...
  • CHF's 'Stages, Sights and Sounds' fest starts tomorrow

    CHF's 'Stages, Sights and Sounds' fest starts tomorrow
    "Stages, Sights and Sounds," the annual children's theater fest from the Chicago Humanties Festival, start its runs tomorrow through May 24th. Performances include puppetry by Spain's Pablo Vergne and Japan's Nori Sawa, plus well-known local artists...
  • Israeli Jazz Fest nearly doubles in size

    Israeli Jazz Fest nearly doubles in size
    Last year, audiences crowded into shows at the first Israeli Jazz Festival to play Chicago, so it was no great surprise to learn that the event would be coming back. But few would have expected that this fledgling attraction would nearly double in...
  • Chicago was on fire, but the star was really hot

    Chicago was on fire, but the star was really hot
    Is it really possible that just one major motion picture has ever been made about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871? Hollywood loves disaster pics. But aside from 1937's "In Old Chicago" (from 20th Century Fox), it doesn't appear that any other studio...
  • World Music Festival Chicago to feature 62 acts

    World Music Festival Chicago to feature 62 acts
    Vieux Farka Toure (from Mali), Bombino (Niger) and Pablo Menendez & Mezcla (Cuba) will headline the 16th annual World Music Festival Chicago, running Sept. 11 through 21 in venues across the city. The festival, presented by the city’s Department...