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  • Spektral Quartet goes for unorthodox performing style

    Spektral Quartet goes for unorthodox performing style
    The members of the Spektral Quartet, an ensemble-in-residence at the University of Chicago, are bringing their classical instruments, their idiosyncratic repertoire and their unorthodox performance style to the Highland Park Community House and hope for a...
  • A May Day mayday on wages

     A May Day mayday on wages
    In my 20s I was a socialist, not just by intellectual conviction but as a function of location. I was a student at the University of Chicago, where disdain for the establishment was de rigueur in the 1950s. The U. of C.'s quadrangles adjoined the...
  • Review: A golden night at the AACM's 50th anniversary concert

    Review: A golden night at the AACM's 50th anniversary concert
    They came from as far as Israel and as near as the South Side of Chicago. They were old and young, singers and instrumentalists, composers and improvisers, leaders and followers and, in many cases, many of these roles at once. But the dozens of...
  • What did your dream mean? The National Dream Hotline will interpret

    What did your dream mean? The National Dream Hotline will interpret
    To Sandy Leitner, a dream about a snake isn't just a dream about a snake. Instead, it's a symbol of creative energy. It's a good symbol to appear in a dream, she said. Leitner hopes to share that knowledge with dreamers during the School of...
  • Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future

    Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future
    Tucked inside dresser drawers, sold in school bathrooms and popped before exams, “study drugs” like Adderall are prescription medications that many teens are familiar with. The pills are sold and traded with bold promises: You’ll be...
  • Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research

    Event in swimmer's honor has raised over $500,000 for cancer research
    Nearly a decade old, the Hour of Power is getting better with age. A local occurrence of the annual swimming fundraiser that generates money for cancer research at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital will take place at New...
  • Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care

    Private patient advocates a growing, yet costly, trend in health care
    Barbara Salata was anxious, couldn't sleep and told her family it felt like she was having a heart attack. The 77-year-old Libertyville woman would forget things and generally "wasn't the mom that we knew," said her son, Bob Salata Jr. Despite a sleep...
  • Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    Legislators fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public parkland as a potential site for President Barack Obama's presidential library, while...
  • Local Roundup for Thursday, April 23

    NCAA Division III No. 9 North Central pounded out 29 hits en route to a 10-4, 10-5 softball sweep of visiting Concordia Chicago on Wednesday. Among the contributors for the Cardinals (27-3) were Corinne Rowe (4-for-7, 4 runs, 3 RBIs), Carly Trenhalle...
  • Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler

    Shout Out: Dave Zier, butcher and world traveler
    Dave Zier, owner of Zier's Prime Meats and Poultry at 813 Ridge Road, is passionate about meat, from pork chops to bison roasts, but he's also passionate about travel, family, health and much more. We stopped to chat with him and ask him a few questions....
  • A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th

    A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th
    Has any organization done more for jazz in the past 50 years than the Chicago-based Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians? Scholars may debate the question, but events in Chicago – and around the world – celebrating the AACM'...