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  • Fashion event benefits YWCA

    Fashion event benefits YWCA
    YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's Ambassadors Council hosted its third annual New Look of Leadership fashion event Sept. 30 at Macy's State Street. More than 300 supporters enjoyed a reception and fashion show to help raise awareness for the work of the YWCA and its mission of empowering women and eliminating racism.
  • Chicago cabaret takes a richly deserved bow

    Chicago cabaret takes a richly deserved bow
    We often think of cabaret as a fragile art form, its emphasis on hyper-literate songwriting and jazz-tinged musicianship scuttling this music to the margins of American culture. But when you witness a small army of singers and instrumentalists...

    Reader of the Week: Clark Hulse

    Reader of the Week: Clark Hulse
    Who I am Clark Hulse, Chicago Humanities Festival board chair, from downtown Chicago. One unique thing about me I laughed all the way through "Moby-Dick." It's hilarious. I loved I've been reading novels by great novelists from places I knew...

    What's next for Chicago Humanities Festival?

    What's next for Chicago Humanities Festival?
    Call this interview "Festival 101," and think of it as the Chicago Humanities Festival event that's not on the schedule. In the organization's nondescript offices on North Dearborn Street, CHF Executive Director Phillip Bahar and Program Director Alison...

    Literary events

    Following are literary events around town selected by editors of Printers Row, our membership society for book lovers. Nov. 1: Patti Smith will receive the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize and discuss her memoir, "Just Kids," with Tribune music...