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  • Humanities Festival preview: Journey off the beaten path

    Humanities Festival preview: Journey off the beaten path
    Long before Lollapalooza became a fixture in Grant Park, long before Riot Fest and Pitchfork Music Festival and the myriad other concentrations of cultural events that have come to define the city's warm-weather entertainment scene, there was the Chicago Humanities Festival.
  • Patti Smith on literary heroes, role models and Sinatra

    Patti Smith on literary heroes, role models and Sinatra
    Patti Smith was born in Chicago during a snowstorm in 1946. Saturday she returns to the city of her birth to receive the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award, only weeks after she delivered a galvanizing set at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, a few blocks from...

    Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon set to open this winter

    Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon set to open this winter
    Lace up your ice skates. You could be the next Shani Davis, the Chicago-native Olympic speedskater. The new winding ice skating ribbon at Maggie Daley Park is set to open in late November or early December, said Bob O'Neill, president of the Grant...

    City announces 2015 festival schedule

    City announces 2015 festival schedule
    The dates are in for next year’s round of city-sponsored festivals and civic gatherings. Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has announced several events, including: Creative Summit and Expo, location to be announced:...

    Public weighs in on Museum Campus plan

     Public weighs in on Museum Campus plan
    Dozens of residents sat around tables at the Spertus Institute on Tuesday night to discuss the future of Chicago's Museum Campus. The meeting was the beginning of a broad effort to improve recreation, access, sustainability and education across the 375-...