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  • The time is right for making memories

    The time is right for making memories
    Music is a large part of the holiday scene, of course, and so it was a bit strange to be standing on Michigan Avenue two Saturdays ago amid the mob that grows larger every year to experience the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival and listening to Hlengiwe Mkhwanazi atop a float singing a short portion of "Summertime," which she sings at length (and beautifully) indoors during the Lyric Opera's current production of "Porgy and Bess."
  • Interview: 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit

    Interview: 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit
    Sabrina Carpenter got the impression that she was waving to a whole bunch of people who had no idea who she was when she took part in the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival parade in Garden Grove, Calif., in 2013. It was her first parade, and her Disney...

    Interview: Boy-bander Kendall Schmidt branches out

    Interview: Boy-bander Kendall Schmidt branches out
    Kendall Schmidt thinks a sweater may have been a bad choice for his “Windy City Live” performance. The actor and singer — best known as one-fourth of the Nickelodeon boy band Big Time Rush — was clearly sweating on Thursday as he...

    Magnificent Mile Lights Festival: 'Nice to start the holiday season'

    Magnificent Mile Lights Festival: 'Nice to start the holiday season'
    The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival drew an enthusiastic throng to downtown Chicago on Saturday evening, including out-of-towners who came to watch the spectacle. "The floats are neat. I like the lights," said Melanie Davison, who traveled from St....

    Dylan's Candy Bar opens for holiday sugar rush

    Dylan's Candy Bar opens for holiday sugar rush
    It's like the Fun Size of openings: Dylan's Candy Bar has unlocked its doors and stocked some jars at 445 N. Michigan Ave., just in time for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, when it will be giving away gummy-bear ornaments with any $25...