Oct. 8

                
  • Venezuelas president, PWW staff congratulate White Sox

    Venezuelas president, PWW staff congratulate White Sox

    October 7, 2005

    Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez has congratulated White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen for leading his team to the playoffs. Chavez spoke to Guillen, who’s from Venezuela, by phone last week during his weekly television and radio program,...

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  • Harry Gaynor: fighter for open housing, social justice

    Harry Gaynor: fighter for open housing, social justice

    October 7, 2005

    Harry Gaynor, a longtime fighter for peace and justice, died in Chicago on Aug. 19 of heart failure. He was 90. Born in 1914 in Brooklyn, N.Y., of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants, Gaynor’s family moved to Chicago...

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  • Chicago hosts world film fest

    Chicago hosts world film fest

    October 7, 2005

    The 41st Chicago International Film Festival runs Oct. 6-20. One hundred five films representing 36 countries, and four programs of shorts, will be featured at the AMC River East (Illinois and Columbus) and the Landmark (Diversey...

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  • Liberation music for the rebel soul

    Liberation music for the rebel soul

    October 7, 2005

    Not in Our Name Charlie Haden and the Liberation Music Orchestra Verve Records, 2005 Internationally acclaimed jazz bassist Charlie Haden has convened the Liberation Music Orchestra for the fourth time since its inception in 1969. It...

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  • Jazz, struggle and Katrina

    Jazz, struggle and Katrina

    October 7, 2005

    Actor Danny Glover and actor/singer Harry Belafonte made these remarks at the PBS/BET-televised Higher Ground Hurricane Relief Benefit concert on Sept. 17.Danny Glover John Coltrane once said, “The main thing a musician would like to do,...

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