| Mar 2, 2010
| 11:54 AM
- March 1: Our guests (Dick Simpson and Andy Shaw) discuss the state of corruption in Cook County.
- March 2: We review current news concerning religion, with guest Manya Brachear of the Chicago Tribune.
- March 3: In our Web broadcast on WGN2,...
| Jun 12, 2010
NEW YORK — A grand evening in New York City on Monday brought together America's business, cultural and social elite honoring Orange County visionary Henry Segerstrom.
The occasion celebrated the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence bestowed upon...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 7:06 PM
I have a confession to make.I have a confession to make. My name is Jim, and I'm a World Cup-aholic.
I've gone gaga, cuckoo, banana crackers over soccer's premier international tournament.
I've always been a huge fan of "real" football — that...
| Feb 24, 2009
| 12:49 PM
Fort Lauderdale soprano Nadine Sierra has sung her way to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
The 20-year-old veteran of the Palm Beach Opera's Young Artist Program has won the Metropolitan's National Council Audition, a highly prestigious honor that...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 9:11 PM
When Ron Griffin received a solicitation for Lyric Opera Baltimore a few weeks ago, he had some questions. The organization sounded a lot like the Baltimore Opera Company, which folded midseason in 2009 because of financial problems, leaving Griffin and...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Today is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2011. There are 320 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 14, 1961, the radioactive element lawrencium was first synthesized at the University of California,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:14 PM
"After I play this,"Yo-Yo Masaid as he picked up his 1712 Davidoff Stradivarius cello, "tell me what you think about." This is Tuesday, around lunch.
He played the prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1.
Here's a popular version of it online, which...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:47 AM
Opera star soprano Renee Fleming will perform a free concert in Millennium Park with the Lyric Opera on the night before the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Fleming will perform at the "Stars of the Lyric Opera at Millennium Park"...
| Oct 22, 2011
Three years ago, a Druid priestess and her Roman lover walked willingly and melodically into a blazing pyre as the curtain fell on a performance of Bellini's "Norma" at the Lyric Opera House. Those epic characters were not the only ones being consumed....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:06 PM
If you've been staring at the huge banner of the beautiful Renee Fleming on the back of the Civic Opera House — or noting how well the Lyric Opera of Chicago finds the sex and glamour in its promotion of its season of operas — you're...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Dear readers: In June we announced the launch of a bigger, better Chicago Tribune designed to meet the expectations of readers who love their daily encounter with the printed newspaper.
Today, four months later, we offer you a progress report and once...