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  • Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront

    Dead trees turned into art in parks, along Chicago's lakefront
    Two trees once slated for the ax are being transformed into works of art—oversized chess pieces—just off Lake Shore Drive, near the Belmont exit. The two trees will become a single art piece created by the local artist Margot McMahon as part...
  • Q&A: Baltimore native Jada Pinkett Smith revels in villainy on 'Gotham'

    Riddle me this, riddle me that: Who's afraid of Fish Mooney's big bad bat? Baseball bat, that is. Answer: All of the classic Batman thugs. In Fox's new show "Gotham" (8 p.m. Mondays), Jada Pinkett Smith plays the bat-wielding, newcomer mob boss who'...
  • IndieCade pushes gaming industry buttons by promoting alternatives

     
    THE PLAYER Gaming culture today stands at a crossroads. Games are regularly being studied and critiqued as the cultural force […]...
  • 'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players

    'Algorithms' sheds light on blind teen chess players
    For the blind players in "Algorithms," chess is not just a mental game but a tactile one. Sociologist Ian McDonald's first feature-length documentary profiles three Indian teen boys competing in blind chess tournaments and the mentor who's determined to...
  • 'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism

    'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism
    .@Jeopardy? For a "smart" show, you just got srsly stupid RT @DJRumspringa: ARE YOU SERIOUS @Jeopardy?? pic.twitter.com/LEZcSw8K5A #SexismIsUgly— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 29, 2014 What is a vacuum cleaner? What is Pilates? According...
  • First Keystone Community Bank becomes a partner and other company news

    First Keystone Community Bank becomes partner Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates recently announced that First Keystone Community Bank, a subsidiary of First Keystone Corporation, has become a part of their Independent Family of...
  • Elfrid Payton Jr. brings a calm competitiveness to the Magic backcourt

    Elfrid Payton Jr. brings a calm competitiveness to the Magic backcourt
    To understand Elfrid Payton Jr., just flash back to the night his Orlando Magic teammates pulled a prank on him. Before a preseason game, Magic players assembled at their locker room entrance to jog onto the court together. Payton received a signal to...
  • North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    North and northwest suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Dann & Raymond's Movie Night: Daily Herald film editor...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: W&M men, CNU women win in soccer

    COLLEGES: Men's soccer: William and Mary (4-7, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) scored a pair of first-half goals on its way to a 3-1 victory against Drexel (4-5-2, 0-1) at Albert-Daly Field. Seniors Michael Teiman and Josh West, along with junior...
  • Making video games in Baltimore with Sid Meier

    Making video games in Baltimore with Sid Meier
    What does it take to make a video game? The complicated answer to that question lies at the heart of a new exhibit at The Baltimore Museum of Industry titled “The Video Game Wizards – Transforming Science and Art into Games” that opens...
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...