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  • 'Thriller' dance party channels Michael Jackson, iconic video

    More than three decades after its release, the groundbreaking video "Michael Jackson's Thriller" continues to inspire spooky dances and zombie flash mobs. Chicagoans can learn some of those iconic ghoulish moves this year at the Halloween Thriller Dance Party.
  • Men's growing use of flextime lightens stigma for working moms: Survey

    Men's growing use of flextime lightens stigma for working moms: Survey
    "How Men Flex," a report released today from the Working Mother Research Institute, is full of good news, starting with the fact that Working Mother asked men how they flex. "For too long, flex has been considered a working mother issue only," Carol...

    Halloween tales star at Ray Bradbury Storytelling Fest

    The Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival, performed in the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, is named for one of that town's most famous sons. It takes place on the late author's favorite holiday, Halloween. Naturally, participating storytellers plan to...

    Anna Hrachovec knits enchanting toy creatures

    Anna Hrachovec knits enchanting toy creatures
    Imagine a world where nearly everything has eyes and is made of wool. For some, this could be frightening, but for Anna Hrachovec, this is Mochimochi Land, a world where her cute and squishy knitted toys — including gnomes battling snowmen,...

    Oriental Institute hosts Mummies Night Oct. 25

    Looking for an unusual Halloween treat for the family? With a bit of education tossed in for good measure? Wrap yourself and the kids around Mummies Night, to be held Oct. 25 at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The museum, which...