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  • Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights

    Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights
    Don Cornelius, who died Wednesday at 75, was a civil rights pioneer disguised as a dance-music-show host. He used to sign off the “Soul Train” show he founded in Chicago by wishing his viewers “love, peace and soul,” and devoted...
  • Tonight's top show: Steve Reich Tribute at Millennium Park

    Steve Reich tribute: Two Chicago ensembles, eighth blackbird and Third Coast Percussion, will honor avant-garde composer Steve Reich on his 75th birthday by performing some of his finest pieces, including "Double Sextet," "Mallet Quartet" and the...
  • Tonight's top show: Chico Trujillo at Millennium Park

    Tonight's top show: Chico Trujillo at Millennium Park
    Chico Trujillo: This ensemble is part of a new movement of Chilean bands merging traditional elements of cumbia and other ethnic music with ska, hip-hop and rock, topped by lyrics that address contemporary life, 6:30 p.m. Monday with Occidental Brothers...
  • Dead Can Dance's Lisa Gerrard, the interview: 'It hurts, there is pain, there are blessings'

    Dead Can Dance's Lisa Gerrard, the interview: 'It hurts, there is pain, there are blessings'
    From the early ‘80s to the late ‘90s, Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry built their own niche in the independent music world as Dead Can Dance, releasing a series of albums on the 4AD label that turned them into one of the most celebrated cult...
  • 'Soul Train' concert to celebrate 40-year anniversary

    'Soul Train' concert to celebrate 40-year anniversary
    "Soul Train." the televised house that Don Cornelius built on a bedrock of soul, funk and ahead-of-their time dance moves, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Monday in concert at Pritzer Pavilion in Millennium Park. Chicago soul greats Jerry Butler, the...
  • Tonight's top shows: Decemberists, Ted Leo

    The Decemberists: After venturing onto the cliffs of progressive rock with the 2009 concept album, “The Hazards of Love,” the Portland band returns with one of its most concise, melodic batches of songs yet, “The King is Dead,” 7:...
  • Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor

    Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor
    April 4, 1989: Elected mayor over Timothy Evans with 55.4 percent of the vote. April 24, 1989: Inaugurated as Chicago's 45th mayor, Daley pledges in his inaugural address to justify voters' confidence in his "common sense" style of leadership. He also...
  • Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget

    Emanuel camp plans bash with eye on budget
    Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor. The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all,...
  • After 22 years, now he's former Mayor Daley

    After 22 years, now he's former Mayor Daley
    Richard Daley pounded the City Council gavel for the last time Monday morning and quietly turned the reins of Chicago government over to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Joined onstage by wife Maggie for Emanuel's swearing-in at Millennium Park, Daley got a...
  • Architecture review: David Bury's new Libbey Bowl

     
    If you were familiar with the experimental, risk-taking reputation of the Ojai Music Festival but didn't know much about the town where it is held every June, you might assume that the festival's rebuilt performance space, known as Libbey Bowl,......
  • Tonight's top show: Low at Millennium Park

    Low and Glen Hansard: Minnesota’s Low has made a 20-year career out of melodic minimalism and the exquisite harmony vocals of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker. Hansard, of the Frames and Swell Season, will open solo, 6:30 p.m. Monday at Pritzker...