As a group of Qinling golden snub-nosed monkeys jumped from tree to tree in the forests of Shaanxi Province, China, the photographer Marsel van Oosten struggled to keep up. Gradually he learned to predict the monkeys’ behavior. Marsel van Oosten was thus able to capture a male and female resting briefly on stone seats. © Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands

World’s Best Nature Photographs Are Coming To The Field Museum

"Wildlife Photographer of the Year" opens March 22. It comes to Chicago from London, where it's housed at the Natural History Museum.

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Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

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Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

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Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.