| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:44 PM
All things considered, Bernard Mayes had done most of them.
He was the first board chairman of National Public Radio. He was a journalist, a gay rights activist, a university dean, a classics scholar who translated plays from the Greek, and an...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Few tapestries woven in Europe during the Renaissance surpass in sheer beauty, technical mastery and narrative charm one that Pieter Coecke van Aelst designed in 1548.
It depicts God accusing Adam and Eve of perfidy in the Garden of Eden. Like a...
| Nov 2, 2014
"Repent and be saved!" The preacher on his make-shift pulpit caught my attention, not for the first time. Earlier in the summer, I had noticed him in this upscale public square in a local tourist mecca. That day I did not stop to listen.
But on a sunny...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events.
Thursday, Sept. 4
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:31 AM
In the six weeks since his friend was slain while vacationing with her teenage daughter on the island of Bali, Elliott Jacobson has reread the Chicago woman's emails and replayed her recorded voice messages.
Jacobson said the shock of losing a dear...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 2-Oct. 13, at Burlington Park, 30 E. Chicago Ave.
Darien *NEW THIS YEAR*
3-7 p.m., June 11-Oct. 8, at Community Park, 7100 Clarendon Hills Road.
7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, at...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:46 AM
To celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment, Trinity Episcopal Church in Highland Park and Holy Cross Catholic Church will host pet blessings on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Parishioners as well as the public...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:38 AM
"Unveiled," a critically acclaimed one-woman show that aims to widen people's religious tolerances, will be performed at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield.
Co-sponsoring the performance by Chicago-based actress...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:17 PM
A 30-year-old Brevard County youth pastor was fired by church leaders after his arrest Thursday on 10 counts of possession of child pornography.
Lucas Dillon Brandenburg, 30, of Titusville was a youth pastor for Building 418, a ministry of St. Gabriel'...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
The $1.1 million...