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Thomas Spiegel, AKA DJ Man-X, was one of the originators of house music in Minneapolis.
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Who better to give advice to the artists performing at Lollapalooza this year for the first time than the artists who have taken the stage at the Grant Park music festival in the past?The Lollapalooza veterans are the ones who have learned the hard way what it's like to perform outdoors in Chicago in early August.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President Barack Obama. - A thousand children said to be fleeing the violence in Central America will be welcomed to Chicago, where local children are routinely in the cross-fire of gang-related grudges.
Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.
Chicago Department of Transportation crews are continuing their work this summer, building new bikeways and upgrading existing ones.
In 2010, brothers Ben and Sam Schuder of Berkeley traveled on a Birthright trip to Israel and took a side trip to Dimona to visit the family of an old friend.
Remember Body Worlds , the creepy but cool and utterly fascinating exhibit of "plastinated" human bodies and organs that packed the Franklin Institute from October 2005 to April 2006? Well, Body Worlds developer and plastination inventor Gunther von Hagens is coming back, this time with animals.
The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent.
It was Tom Ryan's smile and kid-at-heart personality that first drew his wife, Staci, when they met at a New Year's Eve party 12 years ago.
Angela Isadora Duncan was an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe after being exiled from the United States for her pro-Soviet sympathies.
If you're the sort of person who looks up to the sky at the sound of an aircraft engine, prepare to be nearly catatonic for hours every day at OSH.
Herb Simpson shuffled into the gallery at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle and eyed a magnified, black-and-white photo of the 1952 Spokane Indians baseball team on the wall.
The plaza where the old Chicago Water Tower sits is a place where residents and shoppers briskly walk through and where tourists stop to hop in horse-drawn carriages.
"Kleberg" by Jamie Wyeth, 1984, oil on canvas, Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.164.
Five years after opening its first U.S. store in New York City, Japanese retailer UNIQLO announced on Tuesday that it will be opening a flagship store on the Magnificent Mile.
Over the past year, EMS leaders have been engaged in high-level discussions about mobile integrated healthcare, a strategy that emphasizes a broader role for EMTs, paramedics and EMS systems by collaborating with hospitals, doctors, nurses, social services, nonprofits and public safety to meet a variety of community health needs by Eric Beck, ... (more)
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