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Rachel Myers, who owns StudioUs, which will offer art classes for ages 4 and up at 4806 N. Clark St., said she wants to bring art instruction back to basics.

Uptown studio to fill art education gap

December 12, 2016

Toddlers and grade schoolers will soon join Uptown’s art scene with the opening of a new art studio that offers weekly classes to a wide range of age groups. StudioUs, 4806 N. Clark St., a school and ga...

The Old Town School of Folk Music is coming back to I Grow Chicago in Englewood after a summer partnership that brought drumming and poetry workshops to the nonprofit. 

Old Town School of Folk Music coming to Englewood

October 3, 2016

After a successful summer partnership, a North Side music school is collaborating with an Englewood nonprofit for an after-school program starting Tuesday, Oct. 4.Robin Carroll, founder and president of I Grow...

Discount Megamall, located at 2500 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Mega Mall reconstruction may give residents more options

September 8, 2014

Logan Square’s Discount Mega Mall may be redeveloped after Terraco Real Estate Development and Management submitted a proposal to bring a large grocery store, fitness center and other small retail s...

Andrew Small (middle) studied music at Yale University and is now touring with Jayme Stone. 

Canadian banjoist brings folk to Chicago

March 3, 2014

Jayme Stone is proof there is still a place for traditional folk music in the modern world. Although it is encouraging that folk has found its way into pop music with the help of bands like Mumford & ...

High-speed train a-comin’

By Stephanie Saviola

February 8, 2010

During President Barack Obama’s Jan. 27 State of the Union address, he introduced plans to use stimulus money for transportation projects, such as high-speed trains, throughout the country.The federal stimulus money won’t be allocated to build a new track, but rather to renovate and upgrade current Amtrak rails. The upgrade plans are still in the works, but according to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the co...

One giant leap for ukulele

By Meryl Fulinara

December 1, 2008

Not just for the islands of paradise and the sands of tropical beaches, the ukulele is going where no man has gone before-to outer space.The tiny four-stringed instrument is the star of a cabaret show at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, which happens only four times a year. On Dec. 6, the ukulele open mic night, themed "Uke Galactica," is the last show of the year and will explore the universe and beyond.The free ...

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