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Courses, like those offered at Chicago’s Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., teach students safety measures and techniques to portray believable onstage violence, according to SAFD Representative Aaron Preusse.

Course teaches actors how to safely deliver punches

September 26, 2016

To Promote safety as well as suspense and action in stage combat, the Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., will offer a weekly course on unarmed stage combat starting Oct. 1.According t...

Columbia’s April 2 Open House, a collegewide event that encourages prospective students to enroll, attracted 864 potential students, only 54 percent of those who RSVP’d.

Open House preparation up, but fewer RSVPs

April 11, 2016

Nearly 400 fewer prospective students RSVP’d to Columbia’s April 2 Open House compared with last year’s event. Of that, only 54 percent of the 1,596 students who RSVP’d attended.Ania Greiner, dire...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wins second term

By Natalie Craig

April 7, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was reelected April 7 after a six-week standoff with Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. The two had been locked in a heated campaign battle featuring dueling political ads that ultimately may have determined the election since Feb. 24, when Emanuel’s failure to achieve more than 50 percent of the vote in the general election sparked Chicago’s first-ever mayoral runoff election.Emanuel a...

New York City-based indie-pop band MisterWives played its feel-good album, Our Own House, before a sold-out crowd at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., on March 3.

MisterWives makes Lincoln Hall its own house

March 9, 2015

MisterWives’ electric set shook the crowd on March 3 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., playing through every song from its debut album Our Own House, released on Feb. 24 through Photo Finish Records...

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