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Articles with keyword "Chicago"

Angel Ysaguirre

In Focus

Executive Function with Angel Ysaguirre

Illinois Humanities works to bring together people to discuss different perspectives in productive ways.

Studs Terkel


The Greatest Thing About Studs Terkel Was Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel interviewed all types, but his best character was himself.

Nighttime "stroll" painting by Archibald Motley, "Black Belt"


Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time


Writing Chicago

From Upton Sinclair to Richard Wright, Chicago has produced writers whose work reflects the spirit of the day.



From celebrities to stockyards, a new reference book examines the mystique of the windy city.


The New World Symphony

The archives of the Chicago Symphony tell the story of money, music, and the men behind the baton.


About Saul Bellow

Bellow's biographer, James Atlas, talks about the successes and trials of the Nobel Prize-winner's life with Chairman William R. Ferris.


Master of the Skyscraper

A designer leaves his imprint on Chicago’s skyline.


75 Years of Route 66

America's famous road west celebrates a birthday.