| Sep 9, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I just got off the phone with Drew Stevyns, the Sykesville resident who is in the Top 20 on America's Got Talent and finds out tonight whether he is making the Top 10. He was waiting backstage for the live......
| Oct 15, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated Former President George W. Bush started his day in California, the morning he made his first, albeit aerial inspection of the damage done by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. President Barack Obama will end his......
| Mar 4, 2014
France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Chicago Arts Orchestra: The ensemble opens its season with a program of rarely-heard choral-orchestral works from 18th century Spain and Mexico. 8 p.m. Friday, First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake St., Oak Park; and 8 p.m. Saturday, St. Alphonsus...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital.
About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:55 PM
I have two more romantic snow stories and a mystery for you today in the closing installment of this year's Looove Connection.
The romantic contributors responded to this inquiry:
What is the most romantic/considerate thing your spouse or...
| Jan 21, 2014
— Everybody's doing it — confessing their youthful, pot-smoking ways — so here goes.
I don't remember.
Kidding, kidding. Anyone over 30 recognizes the old adage: If you remember the '60s, you weren't there. Nyuk-nyuk-nyuk.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Red Tape Theatre, a 10-year home of experimental theater in Chicago, said last week that it has lost the lease to its longtime theater inside the St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Lakeview. The Church is going in a different direction, apparently. That's...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Bella Voce: Andrew Lewis takes his chamber choir on a Christmas journey through distant lands and centuries with fresh arrangements of favorite holiday pieces, along with Renaissance classics. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Procopius Abbey, 5601 College Road,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3, otherwise known as CPS-3, is about to begin.
CPS-3 is the third study using volunteers who donate a small blood sample, then fill out a questionnaire regarding changes in their health and...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Last week's resolution on climate change by the General Synod of the United Church of Christ has garnered mostly admiring attention from the news media. But I must admit to a degree of perplexity and sorrow over the document, which seems to place the...