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  • Ice Bucket Challenge is a red hot fundraiser

    Exhibit A: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which started innocently enough a few weeks ago to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The campaign has raised nearly $42 million since July 29 when Boston...
  • Stratford Festival announces 2015 season

    Stratford Festival announces 2015 season
    The Stratford Festival of Canada, a popular summer destination for Midwesterners, has announced its 2015 season, themed around “eureka” moments, which it defines not unlike how Oprah Winfrey defined “Aha!” moments....
  • Beyond ice buckets: Ex-NFL star Gleason lives with ALS every day

    SEATTLE Anyone who has done the Ice Bucket Challenge a nation-sweeping fundraiser for those with ALS knows that the hard part only lasts a few seconds. The sudden, bracing rush of water. The ice tumbling off your head and shoulders. The shock and shiver....
  • Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning

    Hip Hop International keeps the world (head)spinning
    Hip-hop dance is not going global -- it's been global for years, and the evidence was once again presented at the recent Hip Hop International's USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships and World Battles in Las Vegas. The global reach was evident not...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • Allen grad's role in 'Let's Be Cops' one of many in rising career

    Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working. "If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says. He's...
  • Furor en el sur de Florida por el 'ice bucket challenge'

    Furor en el sur de Florida por el 'ice bucket challenge'
    El reto de bañarse en agua helada está causando furor a nivel mundial, y el sur de Florida no se queda atrás. Desde personalidades del mundo de la farándula, como Shakira y David Beckham, personas comúnes y corrientes, y hasta políticos y líderes...
  • Ice ice baby: Their Take

    Ice ice baby What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative disease. You could be next. As of...
  • Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios

    Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jerry Reinsdorf stopped by the 120 Sports studios Friday afternoon, touting the digital sports network for breathing new life into Harpo Studios and creating nearly 200 jobs for Chicago. The 24/7 network, which went live in June,...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago

    Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago
    Of all the sectors of the arts and entertainment industry in Chicago, none has seen anything close to the level of explosive growth in 2014 enjoyed by the institutions that make people laugh. This has been easy to miss. Unlike prestigious nonprofit...