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  • Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'

    Neil Shubin tells the story of us in 'Your Inner Fish'
    Moving downward from the shoulder, the arms of Neil Shubin, fish paleontologist, are built like this: one bone, two bones, lots of bones, digits. The same is true for a bird's wing, a leopard's forward leg and the front fins of Tiktaalik, the ancient...
  • HOLIDAY GUIDE 2013: Counting down 10 shows to Christmas

    The season of good will? Already? What happened to the last year? Ah, the days may spin faster, but our On the Town guide to holiday stage entertainment is as reliable as Christmas pudding. In some ways, the landscape of holiday entertainment is a...
  • It's time: Antonioni anew

    It's time: Antonioni anew
    'L'Avventura' We've reached it. We've now reached the amnesiac point in film culture when Michelangelo Antonioni's "L'Avventura" (1960) can return to a big screen, in a restored 35 mm print courtesy of Janus Films, and confound audiences anew. The...
  • Chicago, caught between '50s, '60s

    This column is not about the 49th Chicago International Film Festival. We'll be writing about that Sunday, and then again next week, closer to Thursday's opening night. But here's an interesting fact regarding this year's festival: Not a single...
  • Meet the commenters: 'GJO'L'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: GJO’L Gender: Male Age: 48 Occupation: Attorney at a large law firm. I do a lot of corporate criminal defense, some work for individuals. Family info: Married to somebody very terrific. Three great......
  • PART 1: Howling window signals skyscraper's fatal flaw

    The glass falls like a shadow, swift and silent, a dark blur swooping through the wet sky. For weeks, the cracked window on the 29th floor of the CNA building strained against the adhesive film that held it in place 340 feet above the ground, expanding...
  • PART 2: Wind, neglect propel glass on a deadly path

    The "L" train carrying Ana Flores rumbled straight toward the CNA building, coming within feet of the red skyscraper before it rounded the curve into the station. High above her was a cracked window on the 29th floor, covered by white adhesive film and...
  • Shunned here, Helmut Jahn is out to prove he's more than flashy

    Shunned here, Helmut Jahn is out to prove he's more than flashy
    The nicknames--ouch!--the nicknames.     "Flash Gordon."     "Baron von High Tech."     "Genghis Jahn."     They have been hurled like bricks at Helmut Jahn and his glittering glass houses of commerce and government. Jahn--the prince of glitz. Jahn--...
  • Diversity makes the difference in Skokie

    Diversity makes the difference in Skokie
    A lifelong Chicagoan, Alex Infante faced a big decision two years ago. He and his wife, Jackie, already had one toddler, plus intentions to have another baby, so his family would be outgrowing their Andersonville condo. But where should they buy their...
  • Wicker Park: Open all hours

    Wicker Park: Open all hours
    By day, Wicker Park foot traffic moves at a fast clip, especially during rush hour. At night, the only hurry is getting to a table at one of the 30-plus restaurants or entertainment hot spots found in this historic area bordered by the Chicago River to...
  • Storytelling in Chicago is a nightly affair

    Storytelling in Chicago is a nightly affair
    As opening night glitches go, this was a good problem. The back room at Lakeview gastropub The Dog's Bollox was jammed with people squeezing in for the debut of Story Sessions, yet another yarn-spinning event to add to Chicago's already-packed...