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Tribune reporterOn Tuesday at the headquarters of the Yollocalli Arts Reach program in Pilsen, Alex Aguilar was hunched over a piece of 8-by-11 paper, carefully outlining the word “Chicago” in cursive. He drew the city skyline rising from the tops of the...
December is going to be a busy month for the Pacific Symphony, which will play favorites of both the holidays and the classics in the coming weeks. Acclaimed American cellist Alisa Weilerstein is the featured soloist Dec. 6 through 8 for Dvorak's...
More than $500,000 will go to 13 Chicago non-profit cultural organizations from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s International Connections Fund. The resources will enable recipients “to conduct collaborations with arts...
Game on, "Rachel from Cardholder Services," wherever you are. The Federal Trade Commission has announced it will award $50,000 to the person who comes up with the best technological solution to the problem of increasingly crafty robocallers who pepper...
A new space at the Savage branch of the Howard County Library is giving teens the opportunity to experiment with the latest digital technology. And the HiTech digital learning lab has developed a following, with some students coming every afternoon,...
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
Tags: Charity, Conservation, Blindness, Ophthalmology, Research
Conventional wisdom suggests that slaves in America were deemed property and, therefore, couldn't have possessed property of their own. Dylan C. Penningroth, 41, a history professor at Northwestern University, has altered that notion with research...
This generation is undoubtedly experiencing history’s most expansive and diverse collection of musical genres to date. What with the boom of social media and music sharing sites like Facebook and Spotify, it’s effortless for an artist to...
Tags: Music, Entertainment Events, Arts and Culture, Artists, Genres
If you're a regular attendee at the author appearances at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, you've seen a fair share of geniuses. Junot Diaz and Dinaw Mengestu -- who today received "genius" grants from the MacArthur Foundation -- have appeared in recent...
The most intriguing work at this year's Chicago Jazz Festival, running Thursday through Sunday, may come from the horn of MacArthur "genius grant" winner Ken Vandermark. As this year's artist-in-residence, the hyperinventive Chicago reedist-bandleader-...
The Hartford CourantSometimes the news is that something was not newsworthy. The United Nation's Rio+20 conference — 50,000 participants from 188 nations — occurred in June, without consequences. A generation has passed since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, which...
Change of SubjectRichard A. Muller, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former MacArthur Foundation fellow, writes in the New York Times: Three years ago I identified problems in previous climate studies that, in my mind, threw......
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