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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.......
  • Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?

    Ex-NU professor a 'Survivor' expert in the classroom, but is he in the field?
    Note: The following contains spoilers for this week's already aired episode of "Survivor" Max Dawson, the former Northwestern University professor so obsessed with the CBS reality series "Survivor" that he taught a class on it, was voted off on...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • Review: 'College'

    Review: 'College'
    Buster Keaton is running in all directions at the moment. While the gravely beautiful and peerlessly graceful silent star wouldn't be caught dead shouting hip-hip-hooray, his fans can take care of that on his behalf. Newcomers to Keaton's astonishing...
  • Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on

    Arcade Fire's Will Butler is moving out, not moving on
    Who is Will Butler? He is the Ringo, the goofy one, the guy who runs around on stage beating a huge drum. The problem with that analogy, though, is the Beatles had four Beatles and Arcade Fire, the Montreal-based mega group in which Butler plays...
  • 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...
  • 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...