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  • Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters

    Interviewing Nickelback: Bassist Mike Kroeger says band keeps moving to stay fresh, confound haters
    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback’s new album, “No Fixed Address,” actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles,...
  • Nickelback, coming to Allentown, keeps moving with 'No Fixed Address'

    The title of Canadian rock band Nickelback's new album, "No Fixed Address," actually tells the story behind it, the bassist Mike Kroeger says. The disc was put together in a mobile studio while the band traveled to Hawaii, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Europe...
  • Forget your guns and your pot. If the police come for you, ditch your smartphone

    Forget your guns and your pot. If the police come for you, ditch your smartphone
    A friend who frequently marches in demonstrations -- peaceful, legal, 1st Amendment-protected protests -- said something I found startling: As a matter of routine, the police not only confiscate her smartphone, they hook it up to their computers and drain...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...
  • D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' draws on history, sublime grooves

    In a brief forward in the liner notes for "Black Messiah," the great new album from the soul artist known simply as D'Angelo, the creator declares his intentions with a dose of humility. "'Black Messiah' is a hell of a name for an album," he writes,...
  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement

    Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement
    Johnetta Elzie saw that she was outnumbered. When she tried to answer students’ questions about the protests that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, the men with her interrupted and answered instead. When she tried to tell her...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...
  • U.S. police need to regain faith of minority communities, former Phila. police commissioner says

     U.S. police need to regain faith of minority communities, former Phila. police commissioner says
    PHILADELPHIA — U.S. police need to recapture the lost trust of minority communities, a problem vividly illustrated by protests after the police killings of two unarmed black men, said a veteran police chief tapped by President Barack Obama to...
  • 'Massacre' a sobering chronicle of the Paris Commune

    'Massacre' a sobering chronicle of the Paris Commune
    The Paris Commune was a defining moment for the European left: the first self-consciously socialist uprising — as opposed to the liberal nationalist revolutions of 1830 and 1848 — that aimed to put working-class people in control of industry...
  • Chicago's best visual art in 2014

    Chicago's best visual art in 2014
    This has been a year of bittersweet goodbyes, as some of the brightest curators in Chicago have left for Toronto, Philadelphia, Kassel, Germany, and beyond. 2015 will fill those Lucite platform shoes with who-knows-who, but in the meantime, here's what we...