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“Above and Beyond” opens Oct. 4 at Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, and shows the history and future of flight.  

New exhibit to blast off at MSI

September 26, 2016

“Above and Beyond,” an exhibit on the history and future of flight and space travel, will join the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,  Oct. 4–Jan. 8, 2017.The exhibit, pres...

Political Edible Books | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

International Edible Book Festival, an annual international event that takes place April 1, brought election themed creations to Columbia’s Center for Book, Paper and Print located at1104 S. Wabash Ave. ...

Local Chicago Two Live Crew cover band, Too White Crew, performed at last year’s Mayfest celebration in Lakeview. The band returns for this year’s celebration on May 16.

Mayfest kicks off summer festival season in Chicago

May 11, 2015

With temperatures warming and the sun revealing itself after months of hiding, StarEvents’ annual Lakeview Mayfest event, 3100 N. Ashland Ave., is jump starting the outdoor festival season May 15–17.Fea...

Shantel Cribbs and Jina Katura of ConSoul perform to a full audience during Columbia’s Got Talent on April 22 at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Standing room only at Columbia’s Got Talent

April 27, 2015

Stage Two, in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, reached capacity on April 22 as performers took to the spotlight for Columbia’s Got Talent, an annual talent competition hosted by the Columbia Urban...

Historic building to house Columbia’s futuristic library

By Alexandra Kukulka

September 10, 2012

As students settle into their new dorms and academic departments, Columbia’s library is entering the planning phase of a new project.The college purchased the Johnson Publishing Co. building, 820 S. Michigan Ave., for $4.75 million in November 2010, creating space for a new “technological” library. This addition, expected to open in fall 2015, will geographically connect the campus and serve as a meeting ground for s...

Wild winter weather

By Lindsey Woods

January 17, 2012

This season’s warm weather and minimal snow may be something to celebrate by those who enjoy driving without ice or walking without soggy feet, but for those who revel in winter, it’s a disaster. Bare mountain slopes and high temperatures are nothing to cheer about for those who relish winter recreation.Until last Thursday the new year was bringing 50-degree weather and sunshine, and not everyone is happy. Winter spor...

Columbia takes over publishing headquarters

By Shardae Smith

November 22, 2010

Columbia has added a new, centrally located building to its ever-growing urban campus in the form of the Johnson Publishing Company’s Michigan Avenue headquarters, the acquisition was announced on Nov. 16.Johnson Publishing, 820 S. Michigan Ave., the nation’s largest African-American publishing company and producer of Ebony and Jet magazines, sold the property to the college for an undisclosed price and plans to reloca...

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