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WGN TV Chicago
City of Chicago seeking nominees for 2017 Christmas tree(CHICAGO) The next official City of Chicago Christmas tree could be yours. The
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 8 hours ago
(CHICAGO) The next official City of Chicago Christmas tree could be yours. The city is accepting nominations to find the perfect tree to plant at Millennium Park this holiday season. Qualified candidates need to be a spruce, or a fir, that’s at... Read more
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NBC Chicago
How to Submit Your Tree to Be Chicago's Official Christmas TreeThink your evergreen tree could become the center of Chicago's holiday celebrat
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 hours ago
Think your evergreen tree could become the center of Chicago's holiday celebration this year? The search is on for the city's next official Christmas tree. Submissions must be 55 feet or taller, a spruce or fir, and located less than 100 miles from... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
SQUEAKY WHEEL: Speech and Spectacle. CategoryMario Savio is dead but I’m not. Having outlived this eminent contemporary and
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
Mario Savio is dead but I’m not. Having outlived this eminent contemporary and residing in Berkeley for the past 45 years, I feel compelled to reflect on his legacy and influence, now that the right wing has ironically and provocatively donned the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
39th Jazz Fest hints at future changeThere were great performances and musical misfires, superb acoustics and poor s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
There were great performances and musical misfires, superb acoustics and poor sound, high-toned presentations and semi-pro antics. Yes, another Chicago Jazz Festival has come and gone. The 39th annual event, which ended Sunday, created indelible... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Don't miss these shows at the Chicago Jazz FestThe 39th Chicago Jazz Festival gets into high gear this weekend, with a maratho
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
The 39th Chicago Jazz Festival gets into high gear this weekend, with a marathon of performances and After Fest shows. Following are one listener’s choices for the most promising sets of the fest, which is produced by the city’s Department of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Jazz Festival needs to connect to the rest of ChicagoGive Chicago cultural commissioner Mark Kelly this much: Change is coming to th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Give Chicago cultural commissioner Mark Kelly this much: Change is coming to the Chicago Jazz Festival. Not as much or as fast or as dramatic as I had hoped. But in some significant ways, the 39th Chicago Jazz Festival stands to be an improvement... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Who to see as the 39th Chicago Jazz Fest gets set to swingFor jazz lovers, it’s the greatest week of the year. Though this city is alive
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
For jazz lovers, it’s the greatest week of the year. Though this city is alive with jazz 365 days a year, the intensity level goes up a few notches during the week of the Chicago Jazz Festival. The festivities unofficially begin with sets Monday... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Orbert Davis leads Jazz Philharmonic in 'Best Of' extravaganza at Millennium ParkOn an indelible night in 2004, trumpeter-composer Orbert Davis introduced to th
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
On an indelible night in 2004, trumpeter-composer Orbert Davis introduced to the world a majestic new ensemble: the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. “Give me about five seconds,” he told the Chicago Jazz Festival crowd in Grant Park, as he surveyed his... Read more

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