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Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
Singles, students, elderly, scholars and families live in the South Side Chicago neighborhood, home ot the University of Chicago and Barack Obama. Read more about Hyde Park, Chicago, IL « Show less

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  • Blues diva Shemekia Copeland shows how it's done

    Blues diva Shemekia Copeland shows how it's done
    The defining moment of Shemekia Copeland's illuminating show Friday night at SPACE came toward the end, when she put down the microphone and left the stage. Singing practically a cappella, with only a whisper of accompaniment from the band, Copeland...
  • After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening

    After morning soaking, more storms to hit this evening
    As much as 4 inches of rain doused the morning rush hour, flooding ramps and roads, and more storms are expected just in time for trick-or-treaters this evening. Some areas could see another 2 inches of rain, and storms could be strong with large hail...
  • Chicago-area classical concert recommendations

    Chicago-area classical concert recommendations
    Avalon Quartet: The string foursome, in residence at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, continues its Bartok quartet cycle with Quartet No. 4. Mozart's Quartet in B flat (K.589) completes the bill. 2 p.m. Sunday, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of...
  • Audrey Petty's interviews put flesh on city's ghostly high-rises

    Audrey Petty's interviews put flesh on city's ghostly high-rises
    A few years ago, when Audrey Petty began interviewing former residents of Chicago's public housing projects and compiling the conversations into an oral history of the Robert Taylor Homes, Cabrini-Green and other notorious (now-razed) high-rises, a...
  • Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia

    Janet Rowley dies at 88; scientist pinpointed genetic cause of leukemia
    When Janet Rowley was accepted into the University of Chicago's medical school in 1944, the quota for women was already filled — three in a class of 65. So she had to wait a year. Dr. Rowley made up for that early setback by becoming an...
  • Best jazz shows of 2013

    Best jazz shows of 2013
    We've enjoyed an exceptional year in live performance. Here are the top shows, with information on where you can hear these artists next time (where applicable): Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Orchestra Hall, May 24 at Symphony Center:...
  • New Year's resolutions for Chicago jazz lovers

    New Year's resolutions inspire improvements, and Chicago jazz could use a few. Here are one listener's resolutions for what ought to happen in 2014: Upgrade Jazz Fest The perpetually cash-strapped Chicago Jazz Festival made a quantum leap forward in...
  • Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park

    Skee ball league expands to Hyde Park
    Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think. "For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's,"...
  • Review: 'Public Enemy' by Bill Ayers

    Review: 'Public Enemy' by Bill Ayers
    Back when retired professor Bill Ayers hosted potluck seminars with his partner Bernardine Dohrn at their Hyde Park home, some University of Illinois at Chicago graduate students might have seen their mentor as simply a pleasant, aging lefty with a love...
  • Anat Cohen: A breath of fresh air on clarinet

    Anat Cohen: A breath of fresh air on clarinet
    Considering that she grew up in Israel playing mostly saxophone, Anat Cohen wasn't necessarily destined to become one of the world's leading jazz clarinetists. Or maybe she was and didn't realize it. Either way, Cohen – who has vacillated...
  • French map of Chicago ironically much like city's own

    French map of Chicago  ironically much like city's own
    Do not go west, young Frenchman. And the South Side south of 59th Street? Non, non, non. If you read my colleague Katherine Skiba's story in the Tribune on Tuesday, you know what I'm talking about. The French government has been advising visitors to...