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‘Furious 7’ a proper sendoff to late star

April 20, 2015

It is hard to believe the “Fast and Furious” franchise has survived 14 years. Since 2001, moviegoers have been treated to fast cars and furious action, usually with mixed results, yet the series has l...

Kids today and all that jazz

Kids today and all that jazz

March 16, 2015

Born in the dark, smoky clubs along 52nd Street in New York City, 18th and Vine streets in Kansas City and the streets of Chicago and New Orleans—jazz is lauded by fans and critics as America’s gr...

Ahmad Jamal to light up Symphony Orchestra

Ahmad Jamal plays Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 10.

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

October 6, 2014

Ahmad Jamal, a jazz pianist who rose to fame in the 1950s, is playing Oct. 10 at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 220 S. Michigan Ave. Jamal’s Chicago visit is one of a few U.S. performances he has pu...

Health care act sparks moral debate

By Tim Shaunnessey

April 23, 2012

Separation of church and state has long been a contentious issue. Recently, issues of religious freedom versus the prevention of discrimination have resulted in conflicts between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Catholic Church.During an April 16 forum about the separation of church and state in an age of health care reform, Cardinal Francis George, archbishop of Chicago, spoke at the Union League Cl...

Auditorium Theatre hosts Miles Davis Festival

By Matt Watson

March 7, 2011

The trumpet blares across a smooth strumming bass, creating a melody that won’t let the audience sit still in its seats. Patrons tap their feet or snap their fingers as the drums signal an end to the song. This scene, which was common 60 years ago, has been resurrected by a festival that pays homage to one of jazz music’s most notable figures.The Miles Davis Festival, sponsored by the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt Univer...

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