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  • Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'

    Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'
    Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma." Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...
  • Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down

    Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down
    You get a pink slip, you get a pink slip, you get a pink slip. Almost everybody at Harpo Studios in Chicago was given notice last week, with the first wave of staffers set to lose their jobs by April 3, sources said Monday. The Oprah Winfrey Network...
  • Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'

    Oprah sat Chicago down and said, 'It's over.'
    It was a slow breakup — the kind you know is coming but neither side wants to initiate. Then Tuesday arrived, the day when procrastination met realization. Oprah Winfrey formally broke up with Chicago. Winfrey announced to her remaining staff at...
  • Harpo Studios to close in December, official says

    Harpo Studios to close in December, official says
    It's a wrap for Harpo Studios in Chicago. The facility, which Oprah Winfrey opened in 1990 to house her talk show empire, helped turn Chicago into a bustling television center and the West Loop into a resurgent urban neighborhood. But on Tuesday, she...
  • Oprah departs

    Oprah departs
    Oprah Winfrey, the queen of everything Oprah, announced she is shutting down'Harpo Studios' in Chicago and laying off 200 people. A city that gave her a chance, embraced her, facilitated her rise to world media domination and, I have to believe, gave...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call takes on Oprah, McDonald's and the Cubs

    Harpo Studios' pending closure should be no surprise. Still it doesn't bode well for Chicago's bid to become home to the Oprah library. Police stations are being used as a "safe haven" to complete transactions arranged on Craigslist. The secure...
  • Water Street Studios displays work inspired by the self and Fermilab

    Water Street Studios displays work inspired by the self and Fermilab
    Meghan Moe Beitiks was inspired by neutrinos, personal roles and identities and self-perception when she created "Observations of Final States in Interactions." The work, on display at Water Street Studios, examines parallels between neutrinos and the...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore

    Where to find Oscar fashion trends in Baltimore
    Starlets draped themselves in a bevy of gorgeous gowns at the Oscars. And while you won't be able to get your hands on many of the custom pieces the celebrities wore as they paraded down the red carpet, we've found dresses that share the same trends...
  • Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit

    Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit
    The stage was a witness box barely 3 feet wide, but Robin Thicke sang, played the piano and even danced a little in his seat during his testimony Wednesday for his copyright trial against Marvin Gaye's children. Thicke took the stand in a federal...
  • Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center

    Restoration America eyes Elgin campus for treatment center
    Restoration America initially wanted the city of Elgin to turn over more than 19 acres for free for development of something described as a "holistic treatment center" and a "private, individual and family center for wellness." According to the proposal...