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  • The art of storytelling

    The art of storytelling
    Parents may not spend much time thinking about their children’s “giggle level,” but professional storytellers do. The giggle level–a term some storytellers use to determine what children find funny at different ages–is just...
  • Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'

    Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'
    Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
  • Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting

    Geneva library director's resignation expected at Wednesday meeting
    The director of the Geneva Public Library District is expected to announce his resignation at a special library board meeting Wednesday night, according to the meeting agenda. Matt Teske has served as the library's director since 2008 after being...
  • Advanced education can fast track career growth

    Advanced education can fast track career growth
    On the fence about an advanced degree? Looking down the road at the stress, juggling and homework and not always being able to see where that road leads can be a deterrent. But, adults in a variety of fields who have returned to school to pursue their...
  • Jazz resolutions for a New Year

    Jazz resolutions for a New Year
    A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013: Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...
  • Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies

    Mary Ann McMorrow, 1st female state Supreme Court Justice dies
    When Mary Ann McMorrow was a Cook County assistant state's attorney, a supervisor told her that a male colleague would argue the points in a legal brief that she prepared for the Illinois Supreme Court. Women just didn't go in front of such high-ranking...
  • Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters

    Wild Thing: Maurice Sendak made incomparable art from childhood's monsters
    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...
  • From fashion world, a voice for healthy body image

    From fashion world, a voice for healthy body image
    Sunny Sea Gold knows all too well the many pressures that young women face with body image and their weight. Gold, 34, the author of the just-published paperback book "Food: The Good Girl's Drug: How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings" and...
  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach. But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...