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BBC: Oscars 2020: The nominees in full

The nominations for this year's Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles. Here's the list in full.

BBC: Trends v events in news coverage

Journalists of my generation, who sadly just about qualify for that dreaded term "millennial", have lived through a time of extraordinary upheaval...

BBC: Record number of female film leads, US study suggests

The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film said a record 40% of 2019's highest-grossing US movies had women in a...

CNN: Social justice and sustainability at Men’s Fashion Week in London

Gender fluidity, social justice and sustainability were all recurring themes at this season's London Fashion Week Men's. Several designers not only...

BBC: From fetish to fashion: The rise of latex

For more than 50 years, fetishistic themes and iconography have been increasingly integrated into the changing face of fashion. But while high...

NPR: Chinese Tech Giant Tencent Wants A Piece Of The World’s Most Successful Record Label

The past few years have seen a wealth of international talent breaking through to the mainstream, with artists from countries like South...

AP: ‘Modern Family’ to bid farewell in April series finale

“Modern Family” will air its finale after 11 seasons on April 8, and there are no spin-offs in the works involving...

CNN: Artificial gills for humans could become a reality

Breathing underwater, without the help of voluminous equipment, seems as unrealistic as flying overseas must have before the first non-stop transatlantic flight.

AP: ASK A DESIGNER: Easy ways to brighten rooms in winter

When home designer and builder Marnie Oursler talks with clients about building their dream homes along the Delaware coast, their No. 1...

NPR: Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here’s How To Start A Habit

Whether it's woodworking, sewing or sculpting teeny cupcakes out of bright purple clay, making art is good for your mind and body.

CNN: Golden Globes 2020: Best fashion on the red carpet

The first major red carpet of 2020 unfolded in style at the Beverly Hilton Sunday evening, as the stars arrived at the 77th...

BBC: Golden Globes 2020: Ricky Gervais’s best jokes and other highlights

"If you win an award tonight, don't use it as a platform to make a political speech," he advised the stars during...

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Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...

[Champaign] Frozen 5k

Saturday, January 18, 9:00 a.m.Downtown - Hessel Park Beat the winter blues and test your endurance in the Frozen 5k!...