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  • Empowering kids from place of creativity

    Empowering kids from place of creativity
    When Rachel Switall was earning her master's degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she partnered with students who lived in Cabrini Green to create a magazine called Peaceful Times. This was close to 20 years ago, when a series called...
  • Chicago libraries to be closed Wednesday

    Chicago libraries to be closed Wednesday
    All branches of the Chicago Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, May 7, officials said this week. That includes the Harold Washington Library Center, Woodson Regional and Sulzer Regional Libraries. The branches are being closed for a day of staff...
  • A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston

    A guide to walking tours in Chicago, Evanston
    How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
  • Chicago Public Library brings Mini Maker Labs to branches

    Chicago Public Library brings Mini Maker Labs to branches
    Teens can keep their creative juices flowing this summer at one of the Chicago Public Library’s new Mini Maker Labs, popping up at several neighborhood branches from July through late November. Inspired by the CPL’s award-winning Maker Lab...
  • Chance the Rapper leaves little to chance

    Chance the Rapper leaves little to chance
    Chance the Rapper is going to make sure he gets this right: rap music, a pop-star ascent from Chicago, a record deal, that whole fame thing — and on his own terms. Chance, whose full name is Chancelor Bennett, has been drawing increasingly large...
  • Holiday closings for Monday

    Holiday closings for Monday
    Monday is the official Christmas holiday for many public agencies and businesses. The following public services will be affected: Government offices: Federal, state, county and city offices will be closed. Postal Service: There will be no regular...
  • Recommended events

    Saturday Stella Radulescu and Nina Corwin will be featured readers during the Myopic Poetry Series at 7 p.m. at Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave.; free. Sunday This month's "Two With Water Rx Reading Series" will feature readings by local authors on...
  • Love-Hate for Monday, July 18th, 2011

    Love-Hate for Monday, July 18th, 2011
    Love-Hate makes its home on Trib Nation each Monday. Here are the submissions from our readers... I love ... ...the many speakers hosted by the Harold Washington Library.  Often top-tier authors appear to discuss their work.   And it is free. -- Tom...
  • Chicagoland literary events: July 23 - 29

    Saturday Poets Dave Landsberger and Kathleen Rooney will write impromptu poems on any topic 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce booth at Wicker Park Fest, Milwaukee and North avenues; $5 suggested donation will benefit 826CHI. Sunday...
  • Chicagoland literary events: Aug. 27 - Sept. 2

    Saturday Jeanne M. Dams will discuss her newest Hilda Johansson mystery "Murder in Burnt Orange" from 2-4 p.m. at the Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, 7419 W. Madison St.; free. Sophie Robinson will be the featured reader during the "Myopic Poetry Series"...
  • Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays

    Chicago libraries now closed on Mondays
    The city’s branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned. The change in plans, quietly announced this week, is the result...