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2014/10/30 18:12
2014/10/30 18:12
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Chicago author takes on scandalous affair of Marshall Field Chicago author Renee Rosen's latest novel centers on the fictionalized story of Marshall Field, the 19th-century department store tycoon...
2014/10/30 18:12
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2014/10/29 16:16
2014/10/29 16:16
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Bet your bottom dollar you’ll lose the blues in Chicago — while watching the All Blacks and taking in the city. Much of the original city of Chicago was destroyed in the great fire of 1871, but its...
2014/10/28 23:13
2014/10/28 23:13
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In a new initiative in its industry, the Field Museum of Natural History plans to host representatives of fellow leading natural-history museums at a meeting in the spring of 2015, Field president...
2014/10/28 16:08
2014/10/28 16:08
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ERBIL, Iraq—The murderous advance of the Islamic State has forced more than 1.7 million people in Iraq from their homes. The displaced come from various religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds —...
2014/10/28 08:31
2014/10/28 08:31
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How a battlefields tour helped children with complex needs relate to the First World WarSidestrand Hall pupil Tristan Hinds at the grave of his relative Private W Weston at the Lijssenthoek Cemetery....
2014/10/28 02:16
2014/10/28 02:16
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The All Blacks, flat whites and the haka are set to make a splash in the United States this week as New Zealand gets air time with some of the country's biggest news networks in the build-up to the...
2014/10/27 22:14
2014/10/27 22:14
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Bon(e) Appetit: Beetles clean Field Museum's skeletons At Chicago's Field Museum, officials have a somewhat novel way to clean the institution's skeletons - they use flesh-eating beetles to do the...
2014/10/27 21:13
2014/10/27 21:13
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The chipmunk was a schmuck, a nobody. He had been dead a long time. He would not be missed. If Anna Goldman knew anything, it was dead chipmunks, and this one was like all the rest — dead. Ever since...
2014/10/27 05:13
2014/10/27 05:13
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... in Rock ROCK - Do you live with pain that has lasted longer than 3-6 months? The Chronic Pain Self-Management program is a six-week workshop that teaches practical skills for living with (or...
2014/10/26 15:45
2014/10/26 15:45
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The real world of Haitian Vodou is hardly like what Hollywood would have us believe. For one, many depictions of the religion focus on New Orleans-based Voodoo, a related but separate set of...
2014/10/25 11:45
2014/10/25 11:45
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FOR those who enjoy a city break steeped in history, character and culture, Chicago offers a warm welcome, writes Craig Brown. Most visitors breeze into the Windy City during the warmth of spring and...
2014/10/24 14:50
2014/10/24 14:50
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From the time Joel Greenberg read about the passenger pigeon in sixth grade he was hooked on their story. His recent book, "A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to...
2014/10/24 01:24
2014/10/24 01:24
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FEATURED at Field Museum exhibiy "Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti" Two-Horned Fighting Spirit. This horned figure is a “fighting spirit” embodying the rage of slaves who successfully rose up against...
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2014/10/23 14:14
2014/10/23 14:14
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... Sacred Powers of Haiti' at the Field Museum The exhibit opens Oct. 24, and showcases over 300 pieces representing the Vodou religion and practices from Haiti. The exhibit opens Oct. 24, and...
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2014/10/22 20:13
2014/10/22 20:13
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The first striking thing in "Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti," the haunting, otherworldly new temporary exhibition at the Field Museum, was the smell. It's earthy, dusky, not unpleasant, and it offered...
2014/10/21 23:13
2014/10/21 23:13
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George Lucas' proposed lakefront museum is a bad idea. A really bad idea. And not because it may be illegal, as some lakefront preservationists argue. That is, even if the museum is perfectly legal,...
2014/10/21 21:18
2014/10/21 21:18
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Xavier and Cincinnati Zoo host symposium commemorating passenger pigeon extinction The Legacy of Martha is on Oct. 29 at Cintas Center | October 21, 2014 "Passenger Pigeons" by John James...
2014/10/21 14:13
2014/10/21 14:13
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The Grant Park Conservancy and the Chicago Park District are holding a public meeting Tuesday night as part of an effort to devise a framework plan for the Museum Campus. In the next six months, a...
2014/10/18 04:13
2014/10/18 04:13
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... Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the...
2014/10/15 12:12
2014/10/15 12:12
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ESCANABA - Amvets Post 123 will host a karaoke night on Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m. The event is open to the public. For more information, call Mark at 241-0854. Octoberfest Thursday at Northwoods...
2014/10/30 18:12
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