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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Northwestern's $92 million gift will go toward biomedical research

     Northwestern's $92 million gift will go toward biomedical research
    Northwestern University is on a fundraising roll. A month after announcing its largest gift ever, the university has secured another significant donation: nearly $100 million for its medical school. Northwestern alum Louis Simpson and his wife,...
  • Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union

    Lawmakers Discuss Study Bill Allowing Student-Athletes to Join a Union
    College athletes who generate big money for their schools ought to be allowed to join a union, the top official at the Connecticut AFL-CIO told members of the legislature's labor committee Thursday. "If someone is making money for the university, then...
  • 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...