Sunday Dec 1
Chicago filmmaker to make short film in Salina, Assaria
Dec. 01--Ever since he set foot in Kansas, Florida native and filmmaker Dustin Whitehead knew it was a place he wanted to shoot a film.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New breed of buses draws Thanksgiving travelers
After nearly half a century of decline in the bus industry, a new breed of sleek, Wi-Fi-pumping intercity coach is transforming the image of buses as the much-ridiculed travel option of last resort.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
DePaul student Erik Kawar charged with assaulting paramedic
The ABC7 I-Team has learned that another Chicago Fire Department paramedic has been attacked by someone she was trying to help.
University of Rochester
Music of Poland with Maria R1czka and Ivanka Driankova
WHAT: Violinist Maria Rączka and pianist Ivanka Driankova perform selections by Polish composers Wieniawski, Paderewski, Szymanowski, Chopin, and Zarzycki.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Filibuster reform rippling effect
The gradual diminishment of the filibuster is inevitable now that Democrats have set off the "nuclear option," experts say, and that could have much broader ramifications down the line.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
DePaul student beaten near Lincoln Park campus in 800-block W. Fullerton
A DePaul University student was beaten Thursday night in an incident near the school's Lincoln Park campus, school officials said in an alert to students.
How Long Will I Cry? is a huge success for Big Shoulders Books
Big Shoulders Books , Chicago's newest publishing company, released its first title, How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence , earlier this month.
The Chicago-Mexico City Pact
Peter Lee's cover story on the NSA and Its Enablers is ground-breaking and disturbing; the irrepressible Andre Vltchek contributes a vivid dispatch from the streets of Cairo; Ron Jacobs conducts a probing interview with Bill Ayers; Lee Ballinger compares and contrasts James Brown and Jay Z; the wonderfully astute eye of Kim Nicolini surveys the ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Free Press, Independent News Media
Cries in the wilderness
"The only premise of the book was to just go out and listen." And the book, edited by Miles Harvey, who is quoted above, is remarkable.
Tosha Folwer Named New Associate Artistic Director of Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company
Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company, entering its 28th season, announces major changes to its company and infrastructure.
Recall Kennedy Assassination
Local Leaders To Mark 50th Anniversary at Several Ceremonies Fifty years ago today, Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
High state court to hold memorial for ex-justices
Members of the state's highest court are scheduled to gather for a memorial service in Chicago on Wednesday for Mary Ann McMorrow and John Nickels.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Finance and Commerce
Top Women in Finance: Kimpa Moss
Education: B.A., accountancy, University of Illinois ; master's in taxation, DePaul University ; master's in accountancy, University of Illinois Most teens struggle to figure out their college major and the vocational direction they'll take in life.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
'Catastrophic to collection-based science'
Large Notogoneus with Ulrich Signature, Green River Formation, Wyoming: A very large example of this bottom-feeding species.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Tony Winner Levi Kreis Appears in About Face Theatre's Billie and Billy This Weekend
About Face Theatre Company will kick off its new OUT FRONT SERIES, a year-round collection of free public readings and developmental workshops.
Legal incubator helps lawyers launch firms serving clients of modest means
Although there's an oversupply of lawyers, there's also an undersupply of representation for those who need their services but can't afford to pay hefty fees.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Faith Briefs: Area churches offer community events
Three different levels are being offered at $75 per six-week course; each ASL course runs on Thursdays from Nov. 7 through Dec. 19 .
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Death Row lawyer, DePaul prof to head VU Law School
A DePaul University law professor who's considered a national expert in criminal defense has been named as the new dean of the Valparaiso University Law School.
Annex planned at Chicago school where crowding has divided neighbors
The $18 million project at Lincoln Elementary School at 615 W. Kemper Place was announced by school and city officials including Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cheers from parents and community members who had pushed for an addition at the school.