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  • Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Khatia Buniatishvili | Pianist The sultry young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili sneaked...
  • Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound

    Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound
    New Trier's boys and girls varsity basketball teams are experiencing something of a role reversal this winter. Both continued to play their new roles well last weekend with Central Suburban South victories against Glenbrook South. The experienced...
  • Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South

    Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South
    Maine South's girls basketball team has rebounded from a rough patch in December. Rebounding has been the key. "We looked at a lot of data," Hawks coach Mark Smith said. "If we rebound more than 30 times a game, we're 8-0. We really emphasize that...
  • Hundreds gather for MLK day of service

    Hundreds gather for MLK day of service
    Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday. The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
  • Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative

    Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative
    Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time. The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
  • 'Ride Along,' 'Frozen' fend off 'That Awkward Moment' at box office

    Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend. Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
  • CPS issues new school calendar

    CPS issues new school calendar
    Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year. Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...
  • Zac Efron's 'That Awkward Moment' likely to top 'Ride Along'

    During the quiet Super Bowl weekend, Zac Efron's new R-rated comedy, "That Awkward Moment," will likely sack "Ride Along" and Jason Reitman's new effort, "Labor Day."  Written and directed by first-timer Tom Gormican, the raunchy "That Awkward Moment,"...
  • Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!

    After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging. The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
  • Seminole Hard Rock promotions for January

    Seminole Hard Rock promotions for January
    Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino promotions for January: Bonus Side Bet Drawings Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 9 p.m. Table Games players can earn entries for side bets won while playing games on Fridays and Saturdays. The dealer will issue...