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  • Chicago's mid-century neon signs make preservation list

    A Chicago preservation group has put the city's neon signs on its annual list of endangered structures.
  • Preservation Chicago names 7 endangered buildings

    Preservation Chicago names 7 endangered buildings
    One of this year's "Chicago 7" buildings deemed threatened by a local preservation group isn't a building at all. Neon signs "throughout the city" made Preservation Chicago's annual list of the city's most endangered structures. The signs, which often...

    Apollo Theater to honor Billie Holiday for 100th birthday

    The Apollo Theater is planning events to commemorate the 100th birthday of blues singer Billie Holiday. The legendary American jazz vocalist was born on April 7, 1915, in Philadelphia and died in 1959 in New York City at age 44. Holiday performed at...

    Black Violin's goal is to surprise you

    Black Violin's goal is to surprise you
    Staying in the wrong class turned out to be the right decision. When a security guard at his high school told Wilner "Wil B" Baptiste how he used to make money playing the saxophone on weekends — a conversation prompted by Baptiste beating on...

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program

    Patti Austin to bring her passion for great American songs to BSO pops program
    Patti Austin may be the only person in town delighted with the weather. The Grammy-winning vocal artist, who will salute Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington in this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pops program, couldn’t sound more...