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South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Grant Park Music Festival summer season announced

    Grant Park Music Festival summer season announced
    Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free. The...
  • Dawn Turner Trice: Lester and Nancy McKeever's South Shore legacy

    Dawn Turner Trice: Lester and Nancy McKeever's South Shore legacy
    Meet the McKeevers. Last week, Lester and Nancy McKeever moved out of the penthouse apartment where they've lived for nearly 40 years. If you only knew that the McKeevers are one of Chicago's longtime power couples, then maybe that would be enough...
  • Saying goodbye to Geraldine and Eddie de Haas, with music

    Saying goodbye to Geraldine and Eddie de Haas, with music
    Next Tuesday will be a tough night for Chicago singer-impresario Geraldine de Haas and her husband, bassist Eddie de Haas. But it should be quite gratifying, too. A large segment of Chicago's jazz community – top singers, pianists, saxophonists,...
  • Gary taking a new tack to expand, land business for its airport

     Gary taking a new tack to expand, land business for its airport
    For many years, Gary/Chicago International Airport has offered its services as a reliever airport to help ease flight-delay pressures at Chicago's two airports. Yet there have been few takers among airlines or passengers, despite competition in the form...
  • 'Funkin' With Electric Soul' takes on legends Jimi Hendrix, James Brown

    'Funkin' With Electric Soul' takes on legends Jimi Hendrix, James Brown
    You usually don't hear jazz singers taking on James Brown's "Sex Machine" or Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze." But one brave Chicago vocalist will be plunging headlong into this music Friday night, when the apparently fearless Dee Alexander takes the...
  • Jeb Bishop's 50th birthday celebration could feel like a mini-fest

    Jeb Bishop's 50th birthday celebration could feel like a mini-fest
    Trombonist Jeb Bishop has been a key player on Chicago's avant-garde jazz scene for the past two decades, working prolifically with such similarly indispensable figures as reedists Ken Vandermark and Dave Rempis, guitarist Jeff Parker and bassist Kent...
  • CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note

    CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note
    A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
  • Nun cannot be silenced

     Nun cannot be silenced
    The song started as a sentence in Sister Kathy Sherman's head. Love cannot be silenced. That was last April, and the Vatican had just publicly reprimanded the country's largest leadership organization of Catholic women religious, accusing the...
  • Director William Friedkin comes home

    Director William Friedkin comes home
    William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
  • Man charged with stealing coffee, tea from church, and more

     
    The following items were taken from Oak Park police records Nov. 23. Burglary A 28-year-old man of the 4200 block of West Midway Park, Chicago, …...