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2014/10/22 23:48
2014/10/22 23:48
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Fiko Uslu, owner of the newly opened Classic's Cafe at Greenwich and Christopher streets, says he's so sure the space was the the setting for the classic 1942 painting that he wants to rename the...
2014/10/22 23:48
2014/10/22 23:48
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2014/10/22 17:15
2014/10/22 17:15
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The ceremony will be followed by a free reception to open the "Bakersfield Built" architectural exhibit in Todd Madigan Gallery, attached to the east side of the theater. Art students and faculty...
2014/10/22 02:13
2014/10/22 02:13
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Nearly four months before voters will decide whether he gets a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday night began to detail what his re-election campaign will look like. The mayor plans to give...
2014/10/21 23:13
2014/10/21 23:13
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George Lucas' proposed lakefront museum is a bad idea. A really bad idea. And not because it may be illegal, as some lakefront preservationists argue. That is, even if the museum is perfectly legal,...
2014/10/21 23:13
2014/10/21 23:13
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Tribune editorial page editor Bruce Dold will discuss Chicago issues during a live public forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Art Institute of Chicago. Join the...
2014/10/20 20:46
2014/10/20 20:46
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Chicago is home to some of the world’s top bars, and has even been named the best city for drinking in America, but now the city can claim another alcohol-related title. Bin 36, located at 339 N....
2014/10/20 14:12
2014/10/20 14:12
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Gala invitations can list some high-powered names: the mayor of Chicago, the governor of Illinois, the CEO of the billion-dollar corner drugstore chain, the president of a local utility. Will those...
2014/10/19 15:42
2014/10/19 15:42
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Nothing could be more tranquil than the woman in a shimmering painting by Claude Monet, forecast to set a new record for a portrait by the artist. He captured Alice Hoschedé relaxing in a shady...
2014/10/17 19:13
2014/10/17 19:13
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Long before Lollapalooza became a fixture in Grant Park, long before Riot Fest and Pitchfork Music Festival and the myriad other concentrations of cultural events that have come to define the city's...
2014/10/17 16:13
2014/10/17 16:13
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In early 1970, photographer Victor Skrebneski accepted yet another assignment. His elegant minimalist portraits of nude models and celebrities, often surrounded by ample swaths of black space, had...
2014/10/16 16:12
2014/10/16 16:12
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... Things to Do Whether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a play, we're here to up your cultural (and fun) IQ. Here are top picks for your cultural calendar for the...
2014/10/15 15:46
2014/10/15 15:46
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The thing that lifted up Bill Murray at a career low years ago can still be found in Chicago. The Illinois-born actor and star of the forthcoming “St. Vincent” told the Chicago Sun-Times his first...
2014/10/15 07:08
2014/10/15 07:08
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Among the visitors were François Pinault, the owner of Christie’s, the curator Caroline Bourgeois, Nicholas Serota, the director of the Tate, the artist Anish Kapoor and the fashion designer...
2014/10/14 01:46
2014/10/14 01:46
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Chicago is maintaining its title of “Best Drinking City in America” as two city bars have been named among “The World’s 50 Best Bars.” The top-ranking Chicago drinking establishment named on the...
2014/10/13 22:13
2014/10/13 22:13
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The Art Institute of Chicago on Monday enjoyed a marathon of a different kind as almost 2,000 runners took advantage of an offer of free admission. Those numbers helped fuel a visitor surge...
2014/10/13 19:18
2014/10/13 19:18
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You may not think of your ZIP code as a point of pride, but those five little numbers can actually say a whole lot where you live—specifically how great it is (or not). But which ZIP codes are simply...
2014/10/11 20:00
2014/10/11 20:00
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For those of us who still own dead tree books, storing them properly is more challenging than it sounds. Sure, you could buy cheap bookshelves, but long-term storage and preservation requires the...
2014/10/11 15:15
2014/10/11 15:15
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You've seen the Mona Lisa and the Sistine Chapel, but here are the 10 critical artworks you really need to see in the flesh. Let's assume you've been to the Louvre and witnessed Leonardo's Mona Lisa...
2014/10/11 11:40
2014/10/11 11:40
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The tell tale artGet into the Halloween season minus cheesy haunted houses and dreadful candy corn at the Art Institute of Chicago's exhibition "Ghosts and Demons in Japanese Prints," drawn from the...
2014/10/11 02:46
2014/10/11 02:46
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Chicago has recently been named the best drinking city in America, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel isn’t shying away from turning the city into a boozy destination. The city on Friday launched a website...
2014/10/22 23:48
2014/10/22 23:48
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