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  • Emanuel's earmarks: 'Why not?' - House

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is likely to sign that $410-billion "omnibus spending bill'' laden with the "earmarks'' that the new president says he is determined to block from now on - so says Rahm Emanuel, the president's chief......
  • Car Sales Tend to Rebound Following Recessions

     
    Not everyone is shouting doom and gloom from the rooftops following GM???s bankruptcy. In fact, there are economists and other analysts out there who see reasonable signs for hope ??? not only for GM, but for the entire industry. To......
  • Update on the vacation

     
    Northwestern University is the swine flu capital of the universe.......
  • Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago

    Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
  • Ex-NU prof goes from teaching 'Survivor' to playing it

    Ex-NU prof goes from teaching 'Survivor' to playing it
    Examine a group publicity shot for the upcoming season of "Survivor" (starting Wednesday), and your eye is immediately drawn to Max Dawson. Fully bearded and standing dead center, he's flanked by cast members with TV-ready tans. Dawson is noticeably...
  • 'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging

     'Dead Man' is wrenching music drama in first full area staging
    Until Northwestern University did the honors last weekend, Chicago was virtually the last major American city not to have seen a fully staged production of Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking." A grievous oversight, considering the work's proven popular...
  • At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas

    At COT and NU, it's a perfect storm of recent American operas
    When was the last time you witnessed the Chicago-area premieres of two operas by living American composers within the same nine-day period? That rare alignment of planets will take place later this month when Tobias Picker's "Therese Raquin" (2001)...
  • Classical music concert recommendations

    Classical music concert recommendations
    Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014

    Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014
    In 2014 architecture put the recession in the rearview mirror. A wave of residential towers washed over American downtowns while, in Chicago, controversies flared over George Lucas' plan for a massive museum along the lakefront and Donald Trump's...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...