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  • 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...
  • Park advocates: More time needed on Obama library decision

    The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama's library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project. Friends of the Parks president Cassandra Francis expressed skepticism over how...
  • River Grove Village Board member Kathryn Bruce dies

    River Grove Village Board member Kathryn Bruce dies
    A longtime River Grove resident and Village Board member died early Thursday morning during surgery to receive a liver transplant. River Grove Trustee Kathryn Bruce, 50, had been a River Grove Village Board member since 2008. She died Feb. 26 due to a...
  • 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....
  • Deerfield Public Library's Read of the Week: 'The Martian'

    Deerfield Public Library's Read of the Week: 'The Martian'
    If you are turned off by "The Martian" because you have heard it has science-fiction tendencies, I urge you to reconsider. "The Martian" by Andy Weir is an amazing novel; I could not put it down and already have plans to re-read it. The story is...
  • Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes

    Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes
    The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti. Known...
  • 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...
  • Take a gun to the mall

    Take a gun to the mall
    Over the weekend Somali terrorists threatened to attack the Mall of America in Minnesota. They called for a massacre similar to the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed and injured scores of people. With the large Somali...
  • 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...
  • Palzet leaving D39 to become superintendent in Burr Ridge

    The search is on for a new Wilmette Junior High School principal, now that Dave Palzet, who also headed Highcrest Middle School, has announced that he will be leaving Wilmette School District 39 at the end of this school year. Palzet, 41, will become...
  • Rauner appoints Smart, Cepeda to U. of I. board

     Rauner appoints Smart, Cepeda to U. of I. board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed two Chicago business executives to fill seats on the University of Illinois board of trustees, his office announced Tuesday. They are Jill Smart, a former chief human resources officer for management consulting firm...