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Get Up and Go! for March 6, 2014

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on March 6. Suggestions include Flossmoor and Chicago Ridge.

Get Up and Go! for April 18

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on April 18, 2014.

Get Up and Go! for April 15, 2014

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Here are events worth getting out of the house for on April 15, 2014.

Get Up and Go! for April 11

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Friday.

Christopher Wool retrospective reexamines artist’s mission

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A new retrospective at the Art Institute proves there is so much more to this product of Chicago than his bold word paintings from the 1980s.

Crowd Pleasers for March 7, 2014

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Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Suggestions include the ticket on-sale for Linkin Park’s August concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.

Mark your 2014 calendars for fun

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If your New Year’s resolution was to try new things, here’s a whole list from which to choose. From an ice fishing derby and a wine tasting event to plunging down the world’s fastest wooden coaster, there’s a lot to do in 2014.

Health Briefs for March 5, 2014

Here is a look at health news in the Southland.

Chicago, suburbs offer plenty of cold-weather fun

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In the Chicago area, we don’t let snow and cold keep us down. We strap on our long johns and snow pants and power through until spring. From outdoor winter festivals to cross-country skiing, there’s plenty to do at this time of year. Most forest preserves and park districts offer outlets for every kind of winter activity you can imagine. So cash that check Grandma gave you for Christmas and get ready to have winter fun.

Get Up and Go! for March 5, 2014

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Here are events worth getting out of the house for from March 5 to April 25. Suggestions include University Park and Chicago’s Beverly community.

Chicago’s art, music, TV and more in 2014

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Here’s what some of Sun-Times Media’s arts and pop-culture contributors are looking forward to in the year ahead.

Charity Briefs for March 4, 2014

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Here is a look at charity news in the Southland.

A film artist unveils her ‘visual manifesto’ on Chicago

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Sarah Morris, known for her cinematic studies of cities including Miami and Beijing, depicts Chicago with images of systems, signs and surfaces.

Crowd Pleasers for Feb. 28, 2014

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Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Suggestions include the BACinema screening of “Philomena” at the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago.

All’s Fair — The 1893 Columbian Exposition showcased at the Field Museum

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It’s not as if he hasn’t seen a mummy before. As an associate conservator at the Field Museum, JP Brown has dug up his share of the dearly departed throughout his 10-year tenure. But there was just something about this little girl.

Maybe it was …

Religion Briefs for Feb. 28, 2014

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Here is a look at news from Southland houses of worship. News includes Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ of Oak Lawn offering ashes to go at the SouthWest Service Metra train station in Oak Lawn.