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From Charlie Haden to Anat Cohen, a promising Jazz FestFor jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year: Three consecutive evenings
From Charlie Haden to Anat Cohen, a promising Jazz Fest
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
For jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year: Three consecutive evenings of music leading up to four days of the Chicago Jazz Festival proper. The 38th annual fest, produced by the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dear Mr. Kelly: Can you jazz up the Jazz Fest?An open letter to: Mark Kelly, incoming Commissioner of the Department of Cultu
Dear Mr. Kelly: Can you jazz up the Jazz Fest?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
An open letter to: Mark Kelly, incoming Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events From: Howard Reich, Tribune arts critic Dear Mr. Kelly, Congratulations on soon becoming the next Commissioner of the Department of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Orbert Davis' 'Soul Migration' takes on a story of black ChicagoThis time it was personal. Though Chicago trumpeter-bandleader Orbert Davis ha
Orbert Davis' 'Soul Migration' takes on a story of black Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
This time it was personal. Though Chicago trumpeter-bandleader Orbert Davis has received many commissions during a distinguished career, the invitation to create a jazz work reflecting on the Great Migration hit home. Like many African-American... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rain delays start of Chicago Air and Water Show; no word on when it will startHeavy morning rains are delaying the Saturday start of the Chicago Air and Wate
Rain delays start of Chicago Air and Water Show; no word on when it will start
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Heavy morning rains are delaying the Saturday start of the Chicago Air and Water Show, according to a spokeswoman for the city. The show was to take off at 10 a.m., and it's unclear when it will get underway. “We have a slight delay but conditions... Read more

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