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Student Center kick-off with Kaina, DeadstockV1

September 12, 2019

The Student Programming Board hosted a concert in celebration of the new Student Center, 754 S. Wabash Ave., Friday. The show was for Columbia students only and featured performances from local Chicago...

Christian French performs his first sold-out show at Subterranean

Christian French performs his first sold-out show at Subterranean

September 10, 2019

Indianapolis singer and songwriter Christian French sold out his first ever show while in Chicago Thursday night, performing at Subterranean as part of his U.S. tour, alongside hip-hop artist ASTN. Wh...

Pizza museum steals a slice of Chicago’s heart

Pizza museum steals a slice of Chicago’s heart

September 8, 2019

After a successful yearlong run, the Pizza Museum will be leaving its current location in the Roosevelt Collection,1146 S. Delano Court West, Oct. 13.  Due to a lifelong passion for pizza by t...

Chicago ‘bears down’ for 100th season, despite losing to Packers

Chicago ‘bears down’ for 100th season, despite losing to Packers

September 6, 2019

Cheering Chicago Bears fans gathered in Grant Park Thursday to celebrate the National Football League's 100th season kickoff. Fans were able to run plays in the training camp, throw long distance...

Tyler, The Creator brings ‘Igor’ to life

Tyler, The Creator brings ‘Igor’ to life

September 6, 2019

Tyler, The Creator hit the road for a fall tour after the release of his studio album, “Igor.” The rapper stopped by Credit Union 1 Arena, 525 S. Racine Ave., Thursday for the third stop on his tour...

‘Only one right way to be at Columbia … authentic.’

September 5, 2019

To a soundtrack of a pounding bass and cheers coming from a stage-side dance circle, freshmen and transfer students milled about Grant Park at New Student Convocation on Friday, dipping in and out of booths...

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

August 31, 2019

Aerial silks, magic tricks, five men on horizontal bars, cyr wheel, dancing and more are coming to a black circus tent in the North Riverside Mall. Paranormal Cirque, 7501 W. Cermak Road., br...

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

August 23, 2019

Vintage animatronics will be auctioned off for anywhere between hundreds to thousands of dollars Saturday at a North Center auction house. North Center’s local auction house Potter &...

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

August 18, 2019

An estimated 1 million people were expected to watch the sky for the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show as planes and pilots ducked and dived throughout the skies along the lakefront Saturday a...

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

August 12, 2019

The Bud Billiken Parade, also referred to as “The Bud,” celebrated its 90th anniversary Saturday. As the largest Black parade in the country, thousands of Chicagoans flocked to South King Drive...

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

August 8, 2019

Back 2 School Illinois distributed more than 10,000 “Back 2 School” kits in Uptown to Chicago students in low-income households Thursday. Established in 2007, and after a name change in 2015, B...

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