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  1. Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein to lead a ESO Masterclass March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Sage Overstreet, an eighth-grader from St. Charles, will perform a Mozart clarinet concerto at the ESO Masterclass Saturday, March 4. Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein will lead a master class with students on Saturday, March 14. He will perform Aaron Copland's jazz-infused Clarinet Concerto at the Elgin Symphony Orchestra's concerts March 3-5. Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award, clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein will present a free masterclass from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 4, at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave. in downtown Elgin.

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  2. Midwest travel: AC Hotel Chicago Downtown offers $20.16 rooms for Cubs opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    AC Hotel Chicago Downtown is offering a two-day-only deal to celebrate last year's historic Cubs World Series victory and to kick off the 2017 baseball season. The grand slam of room rates is a night's stay for only $20.16.

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  3. GiGi's Playhouse gala promises star powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    GiGi's Playhouse Inc. announced that Mario Lopez, Emmy-winning host of the entertainment show "Extra," will be the celebrity Guest of Honor at its 2017 "i have a voice" Chicagoland Gala on Saturday, March 11, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Other famous faces on the guest list include CBS 2 Chicago anchor Rob Johnson, who returns as guest emcee, and 12 retired NFL players, including Wendell Davis, Bruce Herron and Jim Morrissey of the Chicago Bears.

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  4. 'Hamilton' Chicago run extended, new tickets on sale TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Chicago production of the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," by composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been extended through Jan. 7, 2018. A new block of "Hamilton" tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb, 28, producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway in Chicago announced early Friday.

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  5. Northwest suburban police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The report said he resisted arrest and threatened an officer at the depot and another officer in the police lockup. • Thieves stole a computer between 12:18 and 4 p.m. Feb. 7 delivered to an apartment building vestibule on Deerfield Way.

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  6. Challenger: Lake in the Hills mayor's legal woes taint villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Paul Mulcahy, left, and Russ Ruzanski are running for Lake in the Hills village president in the April 4 consolidated election. Lake in the Hills mayoral candidate Russ Ruzanski says the domestic battery charge against incumbent Village President Paul Mulcahy casts a cloud over the village's reputation.

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  7. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    They are accused of stealing a bottle of liquor from Wal-Mart at 365 Lake Marian Road. Medina was also charged with possession of alcohol by a minor.

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  8. Weekend picks: 'Illusionists' appearing at Oriental TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Former Schaumburg resident Dan Sperry, known as "The Anti-Conjuror," is a featured performer in "The Illusionists - Witness the Impossible," which plays the Oriental Theatre in Chicago through Sunday, Feb. 26. Bass-baritone Richard Ollarsaba is a featured soloist in the Apollo Chorus performance of "Choral Classics -- Bach's Mass in B minor" Saturday, Feb. 25, at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville. The hit Broadway revue "The Illusionists" -- featuring magicians such as former Schaumburg resident Dan Sperry, An Ha Lim, Jeff Hobson and more -- returns for another touring run at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago.

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  9. Singer Charlie Wilson got a little help on the way back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Charlie Wilson tells his own story, briefly, in the title track to his new album, "In It to Win It" -- from singing in his father's Tulsa church to early confrontations with racism and, eventually, a stint living on the streets. For Wilson, homelessness came after huge success with his brothers in the Gap Band, whose 1980s hits included "Burn Rubber on Me" and "You Dropped a Bomb on Me."

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  10. One Earth Film Festival to host documentary screening, director Q&A March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    As part of the One Earth Film Festival, the documentary film "Hometown Habitat" will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Waubonsee Community College's downtown Aurora campus. Join a Q&A with documentary filmmaker Catherine Zimmerman after the screening of her 2016 documentary "Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home," part of the One Earth Film Festival.

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  11. American Writers Museum to open May 16 in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses the crowd Tuesday during a preview event for the new American Writers Museum on Michigan Avenue. The museum opens May 16. American Writers Museum , a first-of-its-kind national museum that celebrates more than 300 American writers ranging from Studs Terkel to Dr. Seuss, will open in downtown Chicago May 16. The new museum will occupy the second floor of 180 N. Michigan Ave., an area dubbed Chicago's "cultural mile" because of its proximity to museums, theaters and colleges.

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  12. Music notes: Say goodbye to Draft WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The guys of the alternative rock band Draft Week have taken big steps from their starter years in southern DuPage County to playing some of Chicago's most celebrated venues. But after nearly eight years together, they're headlining their final show as a quartet Friday, Feb. 24, at the Metro.

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  13. Theater events: Route 66 opens season with world premiere of 'The Source'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Kristina Valada-Viars and Cody Proctor star in Route 66 Theatre Company's world premiere of "The Source," by Gabe McKinley. Route 66 Theatre Company opens its ninth season with the world premiere of "The Source," about two journalists who travel halfway around the world to interview a hacker who leaked classified government information.

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  14. Free ESO Family Concert, 'Fused Art with ESO Cellist Elizabeth Start' Feb. 26 at Gail Borden LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Tickets for the ESO Free Sunday Family Concert are available at the Gail Borden Library and the Rakow Branch. Call 742-2411.

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  15. Eyewitness describes horrific impact, aftermath of fatal Des Plaines crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Marian Petrutza knew something was seriously wrong from the moment he saw the Mercedes-Benz's headlights racing toward him on eastbound Northwest Highway. "It was speeding so fast," the downtown Des Plaines resident said.

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  16. Son of FALN bombing victim fuming over honorary street signRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A man whose father was killed at a New York City restaurant bombing for which the militant Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN claimed responsibility lashed out at Chicago aldermen Thursday for approving an honorary street designation for FALN leader Oscar Lopez Rivera. At the behest of local Ald.

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  17. Weekend picks: Treat your ears to Mavis Staples at Symphony CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Chicago treasure Mavis Staples is a slow-burning highlight on our music scene -- her gospel roots informing her rhythm and blues persona for years locally and nationally before inspiring her to dabble in hip-hop, rock and pop. In the last two decades of her trailblazing 67-year career, Staples has worked with other performers, including Bob Dylan, Ice Cube and Ludacris -- her acoustic recordings with local musical anchor Jeff Tweedy produced the standout "Wrote a Song for Everyone" -- and won her first Grammy for the 2010 album "You Are Not Alone."

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  18. Winning images of weekly photo contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    This photo was taken last February in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The views from the resort pools were incredible.

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  19. Rolling Stones exhibit heads to Navy Pier in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Fans of the Rolling Stones will get plenty of satisfaction at the Chicago debut of "Exhibitionism," an 18,000-square-foot exhibit opening April 15 on Navy Pier, showcasing the band's 54-year career via 500 rare artifacts, memorabilia, musical instruments, fashion, film, artwork, books and music. The news was announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel during a press conference Thursday morning at the pier, according to the Sun-Times .

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  20. Des Plaines police make arrest after fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Des Plaines police have arrested a driver accused of fatally striking a 52-year-old man and driving away Tuesday morning, according to a news release Wednesday. Henry Houston, 66, of the 11000 block of South Front Street in Chicago, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death after the fatal collision on Wolf Road near Jarvis Avenue about 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

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