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  • Thank you, Pullman

    I am a graduate of Wendell Phillips High School (in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood) and Northwestern University. I grew up in the Ida B. Wells Homes and the Clarence Darrow Homes (former public housing projects in Bronzeville ). I am one of...
  • Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps

     Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps
      Adler Planetarium 3, 2, 1 ... blastoff! Adler Planetarium offers weeklong or two-day camps that let children age 3-14 explore the final frontier: maneuvering telescopes, building rockets, programming robots, launching high-altitude balloons and...
  • Alex Temple's voice comes alive

    Alex Temple's voice comes alive
    Chicago composer Alex Temple said she usually writes about "characters who are removed from society, dropped out or view the world in an askew way." Her new "Behind the Wallpaper" uses surreal metaphors to narrate an unexplained transformation that...
  • Study: Singing more of learned skill than natural talent

    Study: Singing more of learned skill than natural talent
    For the musically challenged who wander in our midst — you know who you are — don't despair. With a little practice, you may not have to lip-sync at weddings or family gatherings much longer. Singing is more of a learned skill than a natural...
  • Age a common hurdle for young mayors

    Age a common hurdle for young mayors
    It's been nearly two years since Matt Bogusz, at 26, assumed the title of Des Plaines' youngest mayor. And though the novelty of his youth may have worn off for some, age still factors in his opponent's criticisms of him and his policies. As one...
  • Suit: Northwestern allowed unethical acts, leading to wrongful conviction

    Suit: Northwestern allowed unethical acts, leading to wrongful conviction
    A new lawsuit condemns Northwestern University and a former star professor central to Illinois’ history of wrongful convictions and exonerations, alleging the university allowed a “culture of lawlessness” and unethical conduct among...
  • Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute

    Rialto theater in Joliet to present Ultimate Elvis Tribute
    In a world of Elvis impersonators aplenty, "Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event" can live up to its "ultimate" billing for simple reasons. One, for the money. Two, for the show. The powerhouse behind "Elvis Lives," a multimedia...
  • St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award

    St. Frances de Sales teacher nominated for award
    St. Francis de Sales School third grade teacher Judy Renner has been nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Gold Apple Award was set up in 1986 to recognize 10 outstanding teachers in the Chicagoland area that...
  • While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship

    While waiting for new hearts, women build loving friendship
    For months, Niki Glass waited anxiously in Room 976 of the cardiac intensive care unit for the call that would save her life. A few doors down the hall at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Karen Tompkins was in painfully similar limbo. Also waiting for...
  • CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse

    CMUK shoes travel from Australia to Northbrook warehouse
    Shaun Kremin has traveled the world most of his adult life, and estimates he's been to over 50 countries. It was his trip to Australia three years ago that led Kremin to launch his travel and urban walking shoe company, CMUK. "My wife and I were both on...
  • 'Dead Man Walking' opera makes Chicago premiere

    'Dead Man Walking' opera makes Chicago premiere
    The Northwestern University Bienen School of Music is mounting the Chicago-area premiere of "Dead Man Walking," an opera composed by Jake Heggie with libretto by Terrence McNally. It chronicles a Catholic nun's experiences as a spiritual advisor on...