Chicago police investigate a homicide in an alley near 81st St. and Jeffery Blvd. in Chicago. Police responding to a shots fired call Saturday morning found a man dead in the South Chicago neighborhood, according to officials.
Chicago Tribune, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 02:36 PM
A new Elmhurst based professional dance company, Impulse Movement Co., in residence at Dupage Dance Academy, is producing an event called 'Light my Fire' at the Central Park West in Oak Brook on February 14 at 7pm. Impulse Movement Co.
Patch.com, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 06:31 PM
I spotted Paula Nacif and Christine Janokowicz during an evening of audiovisual performances filled with SAIC students and low-tech/high-concept works at the new Pilsen art gallery 1-800-SPACE , founded by Paula and her roommate Maggie Harrington. The 90s definitely appeal to this generation of artists-someone even used Comic Sans during their presentation-and you could see it in their outfits.
Chicago Reader, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 12:14 PM
Some serving pieces used in the 19th century are no longer needed or made. Victorian table settings were very elaborate - lace or other fancy cloths, at least six or seven special dishes for every course, like a service plate, then fish, soup, dinner, salad and butter plate, and a sauce dish.
Las Vegas Review Journal, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 09:25 AM
Rick Shandling's Jazz Coalition will perform original jazz compositions at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2 , at the Oak Park Arms , 408 S. Oak Park Ave. The performance is part of the Monday Night Concert Series. Composer and drummer Rick Shandling's musical styles range from mainstream be-bop to contemporary jazz and rock fusion.
Patch.com, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 07:04 AM
The Marin County Civic Center was among 10 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings nominated Friday by U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewel for inclusion on the World Heritage List of significant cultural and natural sites. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee will consider the nomination in the summer of 2016.
Marin Independent Journal, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 06:10 PM
Alex Kizer, 37, of the 900 block of Central Park, Chicago, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.08, driving with an open container of alcohol, driving without proof of insurance, driving with an obstructed windshield and failure to properly signal after a Jan. 25 traffic stop, according to Homewood police reports. Police pulled over Kizer at about 2:54 a.m., after observing him driving his silver Pontiac Grand Prix erratically northbound in the 17400 block of Halsted Street, the report stated.
Patch.com, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 04:12 PM
Judson University will welcome two Chicago pastors during chapel services this week. The services will be held at 10 a.m. in Herrick Chapel, 1151 N. State St. in Elgin.
Daily Herald, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 03:31 PM