Eugene (Gene) Williams passed away February 6, 2017, after a bout with pneumonia he was 84. Williams known to friends and family as Gendu the Magician was a long time Hyde Park resident with many talents. Williams served in the Korean War. He conducted research for hair care products for the Gillette Company then launched […]
By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Local high school art students in Hyde Park from the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Laboratory High School, 1362 E. 59th St., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., showcased their artwork at the fourth annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE) Sunday, Feb. 26, at the […]
Hyde Park resident Sherman Paulette died Thursday, Feb. 23. The family will be planning a private memorial.
By Tonia Hill Staff Writer Ifetayo Ali-Landing, 14, of the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute received first place honors this year in the Junior Division of the Laureate Sphinx Competition in Detroit Mich., in February. Music is in Ali-Landing’s genes her grandfather is a violist, her mother and older sister play the violin and her aunt […]
Susanna Rudofsky, former Research Assistant at the University of Chicago and Art Historian at the Art Institute of Chicago, died on February 12, 2017. She is survived by daughter Diana von Rudofsky and son Peter Rudofsky. A Memorial Mass was held at 11a.m. Friday, March 3 at Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave.
RECOMMENDED Where: Goodman Theatre Owen Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. When: through March 19 Tickets: $20-$59 Phone: 312-443-3800 By ANNE SPISELMAN Theater Critic You could think of Anton Chekhov as the father of the modern dysfunctional family comedy. In “Uncle Vanya,” nothing much really happens, and the members of an extended middle-class family and their […]