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  • Bleisure Bits: Tackling the morning jog on a business trip

    It's hard to stick to fitness goals on a business trip. Jet lag, dining out and packed schedules can disrupt diets, sleep and exercise routines. To make things worse, you can be in a beautiful city with no time for sightseeing. That's why so many...
  • Catching up with Flint Creek

    It has been some time since I have written about Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, but I have been prompted to catch up with Dawn Keller after seeing a segment about her on PBS. I was watching Jeffrey Baer's program about Chicago's lakefront during...
  • LeVar Burton wins Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award

    LeVar Burton wins Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award
    To adults of a certain age, actor LeVar Burton will always be Kunta Kinte, hero of the epic 1977 miniseries about slavery in America. But for a generation of younger people, Burton has a special place in their memories as host of "Reading Rainbow," the...
  • On the trail of Lincoln's assassination

    On the trail of Lincoln's assassination
    One hundred and fifty years ago this week, an embittered Maryland-born actor, frustrated over Robert E. Lee's recent surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., and determined to avenge the Confederate cause, shot a bullet into the...
  • 'Prisoner of Her Past' on TV

    Holocaust Remembrance Day will be observed on April 16, with commemorative events unfolding across the Chicago area – and the rest of the country – all week long. One of them holds particular significance for the Tribune: the fifth annual...
  • Blending friendship and folk music

     Blending friendship and folk music
    While Amanda Walther's latest album was just released this weekits songs had a fan long before then – her infant son, Ender. "He loved it. It's pretty awesome. Anyone who has had their first child, especially, will know you do anything you can...
  • Eatonville's Norm Lewis headlines PBS special

     Eatonville's Norm Lewis headlines PBS special
    Norm Lewis, who grew up in Eatonville and used to work at the Orlando Sentinel, is headlining his very own PBS special. Nice work if you can get it, and Lewis has earned it. "Live From Lincoln Center" presents "Norm Lewis: Who Am I?" at 9 p.m. Friday on...
  • 'FlyGuy and Other Stories' is like 'Saturday Night Live' for kids

    'FlyGuy and Other Stories' is like 'Saturday Night Live' for kids
    What is it like being a worm? Can flies find love? Can three mice reconcile their social differences? Theatreworks USA's "Flyguy and Other Stories" will attempt to answer these questions and more Monday at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan. The play's...
  • Mohu Channels: Where local TV, apps and Web live on your HDTV

    Mohu Channels: Where local TV, apps and Web live on your HDTV
    The dead-and-buried Google TV has been revived, at least in spirit, in the new Mohu Channels. It's Deja View with Mohu's pledge to integrate a Web browser and Android smartphone apps with live TV on an HDTV screen. A major difference is the source of TV...
  • 'Austin City Limits' creator Bill Arhos dies at 80

    Bill Arhos, who founded "Austin City Limits" and helped propel the public television show into a mecca for music's biggest influences, has died. He was 80. His death was announced Monday by the show, which is now in its 41st season. Spokeswoman Maureen...
  • Dinosaur Train Live At The Bushnell

    Dinosaur Train Live At The Bushnell
    Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy's Big Adventure, based on the PBS Kids television show created by Craig Bartlett and produced by the Jim Henson Company, pulls into the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Saturday, April 18, for two...