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  • 'Doris Salcedo' engages in the most visceral ways

    'Doris Salcedo' engages in the most visceral ways
    The contrast between then and now in the fourth floor galleries of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art couldn't be more striking. Where the museum most recently displayed, in essence, the overstuffed artifacts closet of the rock star David Bowie, now...
  • David Axelrod: Working in the White House 'a little bit of a narcotic'

    See, now this is just the thing David Axelrod was trying to prevent when his publicist required confidentiality agreements from reporters getting advance copies of his book, "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics." Just days before the release of the...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Culinary Care helps fight cancer, one meal at a time

    Culinary Care helps fight cancer, one meal at a time
    One of the few good memories Wilmette native Courtney White has of her late father Barry's final fight with lung cancer in 2006 is of food: the dishes that concerned friends and neighbors brought the family every night for two months straight. Knowing...
  • National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes

    National Signing Day: Lake County area athletes
    The following list of athletes was compiled after contacting area athletic directors. If Pioneer Press accidentally omitted an athlete who is signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, please email ppnpreps@pioneerlocal.com and let us know the...
  • Classical music concert recommendations

    Classical music concert recommendations
    Chicago a cappella: The vocal ensemble under principal guest music director John William Trotter is joined by the Ensemble Espagnol Spanish Dance Theater for a tapestry of classical and popular music from Mexico, Spain, Cuba and South America. Ole! 8 p.m....
  • Toxic relationships: Abuse is a two-way street

    Toxic relationships: Abuse is a two-way street
    CHICAGO — “I told my friend, ‘You need to get out of this. This is not good. This is unhealthy,’ ” a Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale, Ill.) senior who wished to remain anonymous told The Mash. “And she said, ‘No, it&...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • Dibs on parking spaces after snow is the Chicago Way

     Dibs on parking spaces after snow is the Chicago Way
    Most Americans get the wrong idea about Chicago, but that's not Chicago's fault. Instead, the fault belongs to the national Sunday TV talk shows, where pundits make a great fuss of smooching powerful political behinds. And when Chicago Democratic...
  • Jury's out on whether online dating creates longer-lasting matches

    Someone posed this question to me yesterday: Does online dating create more long-lasting relationships than the "real world" does? I pondered this for a second and decided to do some research. I found that there are many differing views. Since it is...
  • Help a child's heart at Heartfest

    Skip the expectation-laden commemoration of Valentine's Day and instead do something that which will make you feel good and, more importantly, affect a child's heart: support Heartfest 2015. Heartfest 2015 is a fundraising buffet dinner with live music,...