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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn will join us for a Chicago Forward forum on Wednesday, April 4. It's a rare chance to hear them in conversation with each other about education, jobs, their financial challenges and how they govern. Have something...
In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
Tribune reporterFormer President Jimmy Carter opened the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Monday with a challenge to young people to stand up against unnecessary wars and hold the U.S. government accountable for making preemptive strikes. “For the last 60...
It's testament to how interesting I found "Genghis Khan" that I came away from this richly detailed exhibition wanting still more. There's a lot to take in, from implements of the wars Genghis waged to build his empire to cultural artifacts. But for...
Despite the so-so economy, attendance at Chicago's museums and zoos, held steady last year. Overall attendance at 14 area institutions was 14.4 million, virtually identical to the 2010 totals, according to the group Museums Work for Chicago. Some...
Chicago’s largest museums are offering many free days to Illinois residents this month, with most of them following up with more free days in February. The free days are the result of a revision of a state law regarding the Chicago Park District...
Staff reporterSUNDAY, JANUARY 1 LEARN HOW TO RIGHT A WRONG "Consumer justice" is a "consummation devoutly to be wished" but not always attained. Jon Yates, official problem solver columnist for the Chicago Tribune has just done a book on how to get your money back...
Elizabeth Brumfiel, a widely recognized scholar in the field of feminist archaeology who studied Aztec culture, examining not only the functional and economic significance of ancient relics but what scholars learned about changing gender roles and...
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The South Dakota State University Crops Judging Team competed in two national collegiate crops contests Nov. 13-20. The SDSU team took third place at the Kansas City Board of Trade Collegiate Crops Contest and at the Chicago Board of Trade Collegiate...
LakeviewI can feel myself becoming a jaded Chicagoan. áI’ve been here just shy of two and a half years, but it didn’t take me long to start driving aggressively, cursing the CTA, drinking Goose Island, and sleeping through sirens, drunks, and dogs....
TribLocal - Oak Park & River Forest ╗ NewsA mystery that puzzled Chicago-area birders was solved Friday morning when Field Museum scientists identified the unusual hummingbird living in an Oak Park yard as …...
TribLocal - Oak Park & River Forest ╗ NewsThe hummingbird recently identified as one rarely found in Illinois is still flitting around Eric Gyllenhaal’s Oak Park home – and a mild winter is …...
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