1 hour ago

Activist's art project analyzes Chicago's segregation in 'Folded Map' project

"Folded Map" is a visual investigation of Chicago's communities, using the grid system to identify and directly compare photographs and videos of North and South side blocks, such as the 6900 block of North Ashland in Rogers Park and the 6900 block of South Ashland in West Englewood.

"Folded Map" is a visual investigation of Chicago's communities, using the grid system to identify and directly compare photographs and videos of North and South side blocks, such as the 6900 block of North Ashland in Rogers Park and the 6900 block of South Ashland in West Englewood.

    Activist's art project analyzes Chicago's segregation in 'Folded Map' project
    Tonika Johnson says her whole life has led up to the "Folded Map" project. The 38-year-old grew up in Englewood on the South Side. She went to Lane Technical College Prep High School on the North Side. Later, she lived in Edgewater on the North Side for a while and now lives in Englewood again.
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1 hour ago

Jerry's Automotive Repair in Libertyville still truckin' after 70 years

Business ebbs and flows with the economy, Hamil said. Exterior rotating signs no longer are allowed so Hamil uses his 1946 Dodge 5-window coupe as an attention-getter.

    Jerry's Automotive Repair in Libertyville still truckin' after 70 years
    A neighborhood auto repair shop in Libertyville is celebrating 70 years of service. Nearly every inch of wall and shelf space at Jerry's Automotive Repair is occupied by something that speaks to the history of the village, family or auto repair industry.
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4 hours ago

Illinois Lottery says $4 million winner is still a mystery

The Lottery says the ticket purchased BP station at 1955 West Cermak Road in Chicago matched all five numbers -- 7, 11, 13, 19, and 58. That was worth $1 million but because the Megaplier number was four, the winning prize is $4 million.

    Illinois Lottery says $4 million winner is still a mystery
    There may be a millionaire out there who doesn't even know it. The Illinois Lottery says in a news release that whoever purchased the winning Mega Millions Megaplier Quick Pick ticket for the Feb. 23 drawing has not claimed the $4 million prize.
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19 hours ago

Officials: Naperville fire started on coach house balcony

A resident called 911 about 5:28 p.m. to report a fire at her home in the 200 block of West Benton Street, according to the Naperville Fire Department. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the second-floor balcony of the coach house, which is attached to the single-family residence.

Meanwhile, assisting fire agencies responded to an appliance fire at a Naperville apartment building in the 700 block of Greenwood Circle, officials said. Crews were able to extinguish the burning appliance with minimal damage, and the unit remained habitable.

    Officials: Naperville fire started on coach house balcony
    Two residents and four police officers were treated for smoke inhalation Sunday at the scene of a Naperville coach house fire, authorities said. A resident called 911 about 5:28 p.m. to report a fire at her home in the 200 block of West Benton Street, according to the Naperville Fire Department.
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34 hours ago

Weekend picks: Rick Springfield's 'Stripped Down Tour' hits Genesee

The Ballet Nacional de Cuba pays a rare visit to the U.S. with a tour of choreographer Alicia Alonso's "Don Quixote" this weekend at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $41-$135. (312) 341-2300 or auditoriumtheatre.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20

• Todd Rundgren's Utopia: 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $45-$99.50. (312) 902-1500 or msg.com.

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• U2 "eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour": 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22-23, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison, Chicago. $37-$325. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

• Ryan Cabrera, Joe Taylor Must Die, Rookie of the Year, City Under Siege, Mark Rose: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $16. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Joey Bada$$, Boogie, Buddy, Chuck Strangers: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $20-$125. (773) 570-4000 or concordmusichall.com.

• Ike Reilly, Half Gringa: 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $18-$20. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

    Weekend picks: Rick Springfield's 'Stripped Down Tour' hits Genesee
    Australian rocker Rick Springfield goes intimate for his "Stripped Down Tour" tonight at the Genesee Theatre. More on this, Salt Creek Ballet's "Carnival of the Animals," Red Jumpsuit Apparatus with Zombie Schoolboy and The Group Conversation at Berwyn's Wire, and other fun events.
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42 hours ago

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's wedding combines British reserve, American verve

Caroline Burstein, owner of Browns Bride, a top London bridal boutique, called the bridal gown "a nod to Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and every iconic wedding we have witnessed throughout the 20th and 21st century. It's perfect for her and for the occasion they are celebrating."

    Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's wedding combines British reserve, American verve
    WINDSOR, England -- The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.
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47 hours ago

Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley

...Neuqua Valley, open the postseason Thursday against the winner of Monday's contest between No. 21 West Chicago (5-22) and No. 12 South Elgin (13-8-1). South Elgin won 2 of...

...North (8-24). The other semifinal pits No. 8 Lake Park (19-14) against No. 9 Geneva (18-11-1). The Vikings have won 6 of their last 7 games...

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At Genoa-Kingston: Burlington Central (21-9) is the No. 2 seed in subsectional B behind Stillman Valley (26-7). The Rockets open the playoffs Wednesday against the winner of Monday's play-in game between No. 8 Marengo (8-19) and No. 7 Sycamore.

    Baseball: Scouting the postseason in the Fox Valley
    The 2017 Class 4A baseball state champion hailed from the Fox Valley Conference. Will No. 1 seed Huntley, among eight FVC teams assigned to the McHenry sectional, follow Crystal Lake South's blueprint and compete for a state title? Elsewhere, nine Upstate Eight Conference teams are assigned to the wide-open Bartlett sectional.
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2 days ago

Weekend picks: 10,000 Maniacs play North Central College

Catch up with comedian Dulcé Sloane, a correspondent on "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah," when she performs at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027. $25 plus a two-item purchase. zanies.com. 7, 9 and 11:15 p.m. Saturday, May 19

...choreographer Alicia Alonso's "Don Quixote" this weekend at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $41-$135. (312) 341-2300 or auditoriumtheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May...

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...her first in 15 years. 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $39-$200. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com...

• The Powdered Toast Men: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Global Brew Tap House, 2100 Prairie St., St. Charles. (630) 549-0397 or globalbrew.com.

• The Beta Waves, LC/50, Fire Cat, Imbecile Missile: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

• Kevin Andrew Prchal, A Flor de Piel: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Uncommon Ground (Lakeview), 3800 N. Clark St., Chicago. $12. (773) 929-3680 or uncommonground.com.

• The Coldies, Loose Cannons, State and Madison, Hallowed Halls: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

• The Caleb Miller Solo Project, Fabled Plans, Luke Schmitt and the Cold Cold Ones, Cat Dail: 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Headhunterz: 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $20-$23. (773) 570-4000 or concordmusichall.com.

• Todd Rundgren's Utopia: 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $45-$99.50. (312) 902-1500 or msg.com.

• Ryan Cabrera, Joe Taylor Must Die, Rookie of the Year, City Under Siege, Mark Rose: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $16. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Ike Reilly, Half Gringa: 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $18-$20. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

    Weekend picks: 10,000 Maniacs play North Central College
    Fans of the alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs won't want to miss them in concert on Saturday, May 19, at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. $20-$40. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentral college.edu. 8 p.m.
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3 days ago

Theater events: Ireland's Druid Theatre revives 'Waiting for Godot'

...his solo show, "Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live," to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago, for one performance. Inspired by Lowe's memoirs "Stories I Only Tell My Friends...

...tie fundraiser beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago. The event begins with a cocktail reception followed by Goldsberry's performance, a three...

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...one-night-only benefit performance that begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. Tickets are $150 and $250. Proceeds benefit the theater company. For tickets, call or...

...nominees during its Nominee Night concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, at 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. Tickets cost $20, $30 for VIP admission, which includes a drink ticket. Among the...

...its Spring Fundraiser at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Tickets are $100 and include a performance by ensemble member Jennifer Engstrom from her...

...plays from Spain, Serbia, Poland, Syria, Finland, Canada, India and Germany continues at Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio St., Chicago. French Canadian playwright Mishka Lavigne's "Haven," about a grieving daughter and a man...

...s first professional female painter among others. The show opens May 25 at The Ready, 4546 N. Western Ave., Chicago. See theatre-y.com...

...Theater as part of its WorldStage series. Performances begin Wednesday, May 23, at Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Marty Rea plays Vladimir and Aaron Monaghan plays Estragon, two clowns waiting on the...

...18th-century French diplomat, soldier and transgender rights activist. Performances begin Thursday, May 24, at 1655 W. Cortland Ave., Chicago. (773) 384-0494 or trapdoortheatre.com...

...in Hollywood. Performances run from Thursday, May 24, through June 17 at The Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. See athenaeumtheatre.org or bettedavisaintforsissies.com...

• Redtwist theatre has extended its production of Peter Morgan's "Frost/Nixon," which centers on the 1977 interviews British broadcaster David Frost conducted with disgraced former President Richard Nixon. Performances run through June 3 at 1044 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago. (773) 728-7529 or redtwist.org.

• Mark Toland announced an extension of his one-man show "Mind Reader," during which he reveals audience members' thoughts. Performances run through July 25 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. (773) 404-7336 or greenhousetheater.org or marktoland.com.

...Lovelace who sees potential in the "analytic engines" that preceded computers. Performances take place at 1376 W. Grand Ave., Chicago. (866) 811-4111 or theartistichome.org...

...women recall significant life events and rights of passage. Performances take place at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago. Three-play subscriptions are $45 before July 1, $50 after. (773) 404-7922 or...

...her own design. Dates will be announced later. Performances take place at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Memberships range from $70 to $150 and include tickets and other benefits. See firebrandtheatre...

...sues her former fiance after he jilts her for another woman. Performances take place at 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Subscriptions are available for $68 for previews and $90 for regular performances. They're...

    Theater events: Ireland's Druid Theatre revives 'Waiting for Godot'
    Rob Lowe brings his solo show, "Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live," to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago, for one performance. Inspired by Lowe's memoirs "Stories I Only Tell My Friends" and "Love Life," the show chronicles his career from his time as a Brat Packer to his tenure on "West Wing" and "Parks and Rec" and beyond.
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3 days ago

Fox Valley police reports

• Someone painted graffiti on the rear wall of a building on the 200 block of South Water Street, it was reported at 3:03 p.m. Thursday.

• A black Huffy mountain bicycle was stolen on the 1100 block of West Wilson Street, it was reported at 1:52 p.m. May 12.

    Fox Valley police reports
    Construction equipment was stolen on the 400 block of Fox Trail Drive, it was reported to police at 5:46 p.m. Thursday. * Someone painted graffiti on the rear wall of a building on the 200 block of South Water Street, it was reported at 3:03 p.m. Thursday.
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