southtownstar.suntimes.com http://southtownstar.suntimes.com Latest news from The Southtown Star Online en-us Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:10:16 PDT webmaster@suntimes.com http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/csp/cms/sites/STM/assets/img/logos/southtownstar.gif Southtown Star logo http://southtownstar.suntimes.com 84 34 30 Copyright 2014 <![CDATA[ Get Up and Go! for March 6, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on March 6. Suggestions include Flossmoor and Chicago Ridge. ]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:09:29 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25999465-421/get-up-and-go-for-march-6-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25999465-421/get-up-and-go-for-march-6-2014.html <![CDATA[ Get Up and Go! for April 18 ]]>

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on April 18, 2014. ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:35:15 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26918428-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-18.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26918428-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-18.html <![CDATA[ Get Up and Go! for April 15, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on April 15, 2014. ]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:13:22 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26275740-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-15-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26275740-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-15-2014.html <![CDATA[ Get Up and Go! for April 11 ]]>

Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Friday. ]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:15:08 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26760216-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-11.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/26760216-421/get-up-and-go-for-april-11.html <![CDATA[ Christopher Wool retrospective reexamines artist’s mission ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:09:27 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25550449-421/christopher-wool-retrospective-reexamines-artists-mission.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25550449-421/christopher-wool-retrospective-reexamines-artists-mission.html <![CDATA[ Crowd Pleasers for March 7, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:12:54 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25987134-421/crowd-pleasers-for-march-7-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25987134-421/crowd-pleasers-for-march-7-2014.html <![CDATA[ Mark your 2014 calendars for fun ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:09:35 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25102064-421/mark-your-2014-calendars-for-fun.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25102064-421/mark-your-2014-calendars-for-fun.html <![CDATA[ Health Briefs for March 5, 2014 ]]>

Here is a look at health news in the Southland. ]]> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 06:22:25 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25978037-423/health-briefs-for-march-5-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25978037-423/health-briefs-for-march-5-2014.html <![CDATA[ Chicago, suburbs offer plenty of cold-weather fun ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:15:45 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24978016-421/chicago-suburbs-offer-plenty-of-cold-weather-fun.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24978016-421/chicago-suburbs-offer-plenty-of-cold-weather-fun.html <![CDATA[ Get Up and Go! for March 5, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 07:49:18 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25988926-421/get-up-and-go-for-march-5-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25988926-421/get-up-and-go-for-march-5-2014.html <![CDATA[ Chicago’s art, music, TV and more in 2014 ]]> Lead story image

Here’s what some of Sun-Times Media’s arts and pop-culture contributors are looking forward to in the year ahead. ]]> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:38:48 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24678417-421/chicagos-art-music-tv-and-more-in-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24678417-421/chicagos-art-music-tv-and-more-in-2014.html <![CDATA[ Charity Briefs for March 4, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

Here is a look at charity news in the Southland. ]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 06:08:23 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25954616-423/charity-briefs-for-march-4-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25954616-423/charity-briefs-for-march-4-2014.html <![CDATA[ A film artist unveils her ‘visual manifesto’ on Chicago ]]> Lead story image

Sarah Morris, known for her cinematic studies of cities including Miami and Beijing, depicts Chicago with images of systems, signs and surfaces. ]]> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 06:13:22 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24154970-421/a-film-artist-unveils-her-visual-manifesto-on-chicago.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/24154970-421/a-film-artist-unveils-her-visual-manifesto-on-chicago.html <![CDATA[ Crowd Pleasers for Feb. 28, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

Here is a look at some crowd pleasers. Suggestions include the BACinema screening of “Philomena” at the Beverly Arts Center in Chicago. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 09:46:17 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25828435-421/crowd-pleasers-for-feb-28-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25828435-421/crowd-pleasers-for-feb-28-2014.html <![CDATA[ All’s Fair — The 1893 Columbian Exposition showcased at the Field Museum ]]> Lead story image

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 the way the 2½-year-old, most likely a descendant of the Chancay culture of Peru, cradled a broken figurine in her hands. Perhaps it was the fetal position of her body unlike the Egyptian mummies we have all seen. Or maybe this little girl reminded him that even hundreds of years since her untimely death, emotional … ]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 06:20:35 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/23317013-421/alls-fair-the-1893-columbian-exposition-showcased-at-the-field-museum.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/23317013-421/alls-fair-the-1893-columbian-exposition-showcased-at-the-field-museum.html <![CDATA[ Religion Briefs for Feb. 28, 2014 ]]> Lead story image

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. ]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:11:39 -0500 http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25870651-423/religion-briefs-for-feb-28-2014.html http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/entertainment/events/25870651-423/religion-briefs-for-feb-28-2014.html