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  • Update: Epic Sound's Jada-Amina Harvey makes it to semifinals, Kuumba Lynx wins finals

    Update: Epic Sound's Jada-Amina Harvey makes it to semifinals, Kuumba Lynx wins finals
    The words and rhymes of 12 high school poets competing in the individual finals of the Louder Than a Bomb slam poetry festival echoed off the marble walls of the Chicago Cultural Center Wednesday night. Jada-Amina Harvey, a member of Kenwood Academy's...
  • Fall music preview: Getting a sound classical education

    Fall music preview: Getting a sound classical education
    How many of you feel you need more grounding in some basic elements of classical music? Let's have a show of hands. I thought so! Some of you may simply want to know what distinguishes a symphony from a sonata, or what makes music “modern,”...
  • Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category
    If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...
  • Obama plans rare trip to Kenwood home this weekend

    Obama plans rare trip to Kenwood home this weekend
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, who recently lamented that he couldn’t sleep in his own bed during the NATO summit in Chicago, will have the chance Friday when he returns for three fundraisers. The first event is a 5 p.m. reception at...
  • Obama in town to raise funds and sleep 'in my own bed tonight'

    Obama in town to raise funds and sleep 'in my own bed tonight'
    President Barack Obama is in Chicago for three fundraisers tonight, and plans to sleep in his own bed for the first time in a long while. About 350 people were in the Chicago Cultural Center ballroom at 78 W. Washington St. for the first event, where...
  • President raises funds, sleeps in own bed and strolls neighborhood

    President raises funds, sleeps in own bed and strolls neighborhood
    After raising millions at three fundraisers Friday night, President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed this morning and walked in his Kenwood neighborhood before going back to Washington. A little before noon Obama walked about four blocks to the home...
  • Broadcast museum opens with question about $6 million state jobs grant

    Broadcast museum opens with question about $6 million state jobs grant
    Two years after a $6 million jobs grant from the state jump-started construction on its new building, the Museum of Broadcast Communications has a lot to show for it: 18,000 square feet of television and radio exhibits, recordings and memorabilia that...
  • City elevator inspections miss big number of lifts

    City elevator inspections miss big number of lifts
    More than half of Chicago's elevators did not receive their required inspection last year, despite a reform program launched in 2009 to reduce a massive backlog of examinations, a Tribune analysis of city records found. Of roughly 26,000 elevators, lifts...
  • Despite blitz, Chicago elevator inspections may take years to do

    Despite blitz, Chicago elevator inspections may take years to do
    The city has launched a "blitz" of elevator inspections, stepping up its review of thousands of devices that have not received annual checkups, but officials acknowledge it could still take years to examine all of them. Of roughly 26,000 elevators, lifts...
  • Draft of Cultural Plan lays out ambitious campaign

    Draft of Cultural Plan lays out ambitious campaign
    The draft for the Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 cites 10 priorities "for Chicago to realize its potential as a cultural leader" and identifies 36 recommendations for achieving them. Released Monday, the 64-page draft and 38-page supplemental materials...
  • Winter agenda: Events for the season

    Winter agenda: Events for the season
    STAGE The Christmas Schooner Have yourself a City of Big Shoulders Christmas at the Mercury Theater, the current home of the beloved Chicago musical, “The Christmas Schooner.” Created by John Reeger and Julie Shannon, “Schooner”...