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Weekend Events Around Town: 5/27 – 5/30

Need some ideas for what to do on this Memorial Day weekend? Chicago Tonight knows what is going on! Porgy and Bess at the Court Theatre Don’t miss the Hyde Park Court Theatre’s production of Porgy and Bess, the Ira and George Gershwin classic. Classic songs like “Summertime” are given new life in this update […]

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Local Moms React to “Tiger Mother” Parenting

Mothers across the country, including here in the Chicago area, are buzzing about Amy Chua’s controversial new book. So, what exactly is Chinese mothering? Here is an excerpt from Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother: A lot of people wonder how Chinese parents raise such stereotypically successful kids. They wonder what these parents […]

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Old World Craftsmanship Brings Harps to Life

For more than a century, Chicago has been home to the master harpmakers at Lyon & Healy.  Combining precision engineering with old-world craftsmanship, the instrument makers are widely considered one of the finest manufacturers of harps in the world. Known as the largest stringed instrument in a classical orchestra (not counting a piano), the harp […]

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