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  • Empty lot incubates uncommon film fest

    Empty lot incubates uncommon film fest
    There are more than 175 movies-under-the-stars screenings scheduled for Chicago's parks this summer. Most will feature standard Hollywood fare, from "Meet the Parents" at Fulton River Park July 26 to "Shrek Forever After" at Smith Park Aug. 11. But...
  • Literary honors for Skloot, Ebert

    Literary honors for Skloot, Ebert
    Author Rebecca Skloot and film critic Roger Ebert will be honored at the Oct. 20 Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner, the Chicago Public Library and Chicago Public Library Foundation announced Tuesday. The Chicago Sun-Times' Ebert will be given the Carl...
  • Chicago Bear among picks for library board

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije to the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, part of the latest round of appointments as he works to fill out membership on various public bodies. In a news release, Emanuel...
  • 'Adventures of Augie March' is new One Book, One Chicago pick

    'Adventures of Augie March' is new One Book, One Chicago pick
    Forget that Packers-Bears rivalry. The greatest grudge match in history was waged by Thomas Wolfe and F. Scott Fitzgerald over the proper way to write fiction. In a letter to Fitzgerald, Wolfe called himself a “putter-inner.” He tried to cram...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Aug. 20 - 26

    Saturday Book artist Narae Kim will give instructions to all ages on Japanese-style book binding at 2 p.m. in the Albany Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library, 5150 N. Kimball Ave.; free but registration required. 312-744-1933, chipublib.org Keith...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Sept. 3-9

    Saturday Chris "Elio" Eliopoulos will sign his graphic novel "Okie Dokie Donuts: Open for Business!" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Challengers Comics + Conversation, 1845 N. Western Ave.; free. Monday All branches of the Chicago Public Library will be...
  • Bringing the newspaper to life: An invitation to join us at Chicago Live!

    Bringing the newspaper to life: An invitation to join us at Chicago Live!
    As you read Tuesday’s Tribune, imagine what you would talk about if you could meet the people in the stories you find most fascinating – the political leaders, the sports stars, the artists. Imagine the Tribune “coming to life,”...
  • Philosophies of East and West Course

    Philosophies of East and West Course
    Join us on a journey studying the major cultures and philosophies of East and West emphasizing their rich and useful modern day applications. Highlights include the philosophies of India, Tibet, China, Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, and Native America....
  • Sighting: Seth Meyers at The Boundary

    Sighting: Seth Meyers at The Boundary
    "Saturday Night Live" star and Northwestern alum Seth Meyers watched Sunday's Bears-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game at The Boundary in Ukrainian Village. Meyers was in town for Northwestern's homecoming. Elsewhere around Ukrainian Village, punk band Social...
  • Photos from Chicago theater scene, circa 1980s

    A young, curly Gary Sinise in a Steppenwolf production. A black-and-white shot of "City on the Make,"  a play based on the writings of Nelson Algren, by Northlight Theatre in 1984. Through this weekend, an exhibition of photographs from the formative...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...