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  • RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all

    RFRA not like Jim Crow laws at all
    "It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom and Restoration Act....
  • A believer but not in Catholicism

    News item: A new study by the University of Chicago found that the percentage of Americans describing themselves as religious has declined from 62 percent to 54 percent since 2006, while the number of people who pray is on the rise. I had never felt...
  • A new jazz age in Chicago

    With Chicago's monumental contributions to jazz (and hip-hop music) as featured by critic Howard Reich in his columnĀ and our own Joe Segal winning a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship this month and heading for New York's Lincoln...
  • Lake Central's Paige Carter comes back strong from knee surgery

    Lake Central's Paige Carter comes back strong from knee surgery
    ST. JOHN — Feeling helpless and frustrated, Lake Central's Paige Carter was yearning to help her teammates in the worst way last year. A severe injury to her left knee forced Carter to undergo surgery and miss her entire sophomore season. "It...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    Chicago Philharmonic: The Highland Park-based Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Ravel's Concerto for the Left Hand and Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain." Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun" and "La Mer" serve as program...
  • From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend

    From Chick and Herbie to Ellis and Delfeayo, a huge weekend
    This will be an extraordinary weekend in jazz, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock: Two of the foremost pianists in jazz – each an innovator on several counts – play a rare duo show in...
  • Educated advice: Consider whether value of law degree worth the price

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw: I will be applying to law school this fall and wonder if you have any advice to offer about the admissions process. I have a 3.5 GPA and a 160 LSAT. I would like to apply to an out-of-state school, but the higher tuition would mean...
  • Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer

    Pick-your-own fruit farm to open in Chicago this summer
    Breanne Heath started with a patch of dirt on the South Side and a simple idea: a farm where visitors can pick their own fruit. Now the nearly half-acre site in Back of the Yards is slated to open this summer as The Pie Patch, a pick-your-own farm in...
  • 53rd Street restaurateurs

    53rd Street restaurateurs
    A few years ago, when the University of Chicago began approaching well-regarded chefs on the North Side about opening new restaurants on the South Side, the initial reaction was not that encouraging. “To be honest, it was a mixed bag,”...
  • Chicago book news: Joe Black's daughter co-writes biography

    Chicago book news: Joe Black's daughter co-writes biography
    'Joe Black: More Than a Dodger" by Martha Jo Black and Chuck Schoffner was published by Chicago Review Feb. 1. This biography, co-written by Black's daughter, considers Black's pitching career, personal life, and post-baseball years as the first African-...
  • Recommended classical music concerts

    Recommended classical music concerts
    Avi Avital and David Greilsammer: The popular mandolinist and pianist collaborate on a program ranging from Bach and Mozart to Bartok and Arvo Part. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Logan Center for the Performing Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E. 60th St.; $25; 773-...