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Special to Tribune NewspapersThe Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated 15 years of performances on the MCA stage with its benefit, "remixed/reimagined." The evening began with an outdoor reception on the front plaza that included food from some of Chicago's food trucks, plus mini...
Dawn Clark Netsch seemed to have been around forever, and so it seemed as if she always would be. She must have been young once, but from the time she came into my consciousness, 20 or so years ago, she seemed old. I mean old in a good way, the kind...
WGN TV NewsThis weekend, the Chicago Gospel Festival and Pride Parade move from their previous locations to expand and add comfort for crowds. Chicago’s Gospel Festival begins Thursday, June 21st through Sunday June 24th. The festival has moved to the...
Tribune reporterA record number of onlookers gathered along the newly re-routed path of the annual Chicago Pride Parade, officials said. City officials said this year’s parade drew a record crowd estimated at 850,000. Delores Robinson of the Office of Emergency...
LakeviewAlderman Thomas Tunney (44th) and the chairman of the Chicago Pride Parade said an agreement was reached with Mount Carmel church to push back the parade’s start time. The Catholic church had complained that the parade's new route would interfere...
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
Tribune reporterChicago's Cardinal Francis George apologized Friday for remarks aired on Christmas Day comparing the gay pride parade to the Ku Klux Klan. "I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused," George said in an interview with the Tribune. "Particularly...
Tribune reporterSetting off a new round in his dispute with gay right activists, Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement defending his recent comparison of the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan. George’s initial comments came in...
Tribune reportersChicago’s Cardinal Francis George has never been shy about expressing his views on divisive issues like abortion rights and civil unions for same-sex couples. But gay rights groups say the Chicago archbishop crossed the line when he compared the...
BoystownOur Lady of Mt. Carmel Church is not happy with the new route that has been suggested for Chicago's gay pride parade: Leaders of one of Chicago's oldest Roman Catholic churches are objecting to a newly-proposed route for the city's annual gay pride...
BoystownIt's hard to imagine, but next year's Chicago Gay Pride Parade might be a little tamer than the parades of previous years: Chicago is making changes to the Gay Pride Parade in hopes of cutting down on drinking and increasing safety. Attendance at the...
WrigleyvilleChicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich recently wrote a column (read here) dedicated to Chicago’s newest celebrity resident, Rosie O’ Donnell. In the article, she offers tips to O’Donnell about how we do it here in Chicago. While I...
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