On Wednesday, June 16, 2010, seven poets from TEAM Englewood Community Academy joined Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mead Composer in Residence Osvaldo Golijov, laptop artist Jeremy Flower, and the Élan String Quartet (all members of th
What can the United States do to help realize a peaceful, democratic Middle East? Stephen Kinzer argues that Iran and Turkey are America's logical partners for the twenty-first century. He contends that they share strategic interests, including stable governments in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
As the cost of gasoline rises and traffic congestion increases, cities need to take steps to improve transit options and encourage smarter, more livable communities. Across the country, people are fed up with wasting time and money stuck in traffic.
During her nine-month stay in the Chicago, Madame Grandin, a young Parisian school teacher, described her experiences in the city, including visits to the Art Institute of Chicago, the salon of Bertha Palmer, the Woman's Building at the Columbian Exposition, and meetings of the Club français, a prec
Sam Nunn, former U.S. Senator and Cochairman and Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State (speaking via video teleconference)Introduced by Robert Gallucci, President, John D.
In 1991, Dr. Robert S. Boone founded Young Chicago Authors. The organization encourages self-expression and literacy in youth ages 13 to 19 through creative writing, performance and publication. Recorded Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Printers Row Lit Fest.
Neighborhood Writers Alliance writers present their best work from the last year at the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Lit Fest. The Neighborhood Writing Alliance presents “JOT Yearbook: The Best of NWA”.