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  • $1 million offered for ideas on stopping Chicago violence

    The University of Chicago Crime Lab has teamed up with the MacArthur Foundation and Get In Chicago to offer up to $1 million each for the best ideas to curtail youth violence. The Chicago Tribune reports (http://trib.in/1EzPIvw ) organizers behind the...
  • University of Chicago offers $1 million for best idea to stem youth violence

     University of Chicago offers $1 million for best idea to stem youth violence
    More than suicide or heart disease, HIV or unintentional injuries, homicide has claimed the lives of more young African-American males than anything else. In fact, it has outpaced the nine other leading causes of death combined, according to recent...
  • Mayoral candidates to debate

    Mayoral candidates to debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are headed for a series of one-on-one debates as the Chicago mayor's race comes down to a six-week sprint to a runoff election. Emanuel's campaign announced Friday that the mayor had agreed to three...
  • A growing list of AACM celebrations

    A growing list of AACM celebrations
    This year will be rich in events celebrating the AACM's 50th anniversary. Among the highlights: "Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians": Exhibition runs through Sept. 6 at the DuSable...
  • AACM recordings: Bold ideas in sound

    AACM recordings: Bold ideas in sound
    During the past 50 years, members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) have released a mountain of recordings. The following are some of the best. Additional sound clips are available at aacmchicago.org. "The Art Ensemble:...
  • Indiana heart disease survivors work to spread awareness

    Olivia Stonehill and Mary Rowan are alive today because of recent advancements in heart-care technology. And they're sharing their stories in the hopes of spreading awareness and inspiring future improvements. Let's start with Olivia. The Valparaiso...
  • Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera

    Review: 'The Passenger' by Lyric Opera
    Perhaps the most affecting moment among many such moments at the Midwest premiere of composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "The Passenger," Tuesday night at Lyric Opera, came after the cast and creative team had taken their bows on stage at the Civic Opera...
  • 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....
  • Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places

    Getty and city of L.A. launch website mapping historic places
    The Getty Conservation Institute and the city of Los Angeles are expected to announce Tuesday the new website HistoricPlacesLA.org, the first digital portal designed to inventory, map and contextualize the city’s cultural heritage sites. The...
  • After Derrick Rose knee injury, Bulls face choice of surgeries

     After Derrick Rose knee injury, Bulls face choice of surgeries
    Just 15 months after Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee, sidelining him for most of a season, the point guard and his team face another decision between two likely surgeries after a new tear was diagnosed this week....
  • Health educators: Helping youth lead 'happy, safe, productive lives'

    Health educators: Helping youth lead 'happy, safe, productive lives'
    As director of education at the Robert Crown Centers for Health Education, Kris Adzia is responsible for programs for children and youth ranging from sex education to drug prevention, general health and nutrition, all aimed at helping young people "lead...