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2014/07/23 02:04
2014/07/23 02:04
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You’ve seen him on "America’s Got Talent," where he finished third, but now William Close will bring his unique instrumental inventions to the recording studio after signing a deal with the Nettwerk...
2014/07/23 02:04
2014/07/23 02:04
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2014/07/20 23:13
2014/07/20 23:13
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For 10 years they have looked out from the 50-foot video towers, staring or smiling as tourists snap photos and children shriek while standing under the water streaming from their pursed lips. They...
2014/07/20 04:31
2014/07/20 04:31
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MINERAL POINT, WIS. — This tiny town is a charming place where old stone buildings hug the hills, and artists� galleries, pottery studios and antique shops line the streets. Whimsical free libraries...
2014/07/18 22:13
2014/07/18 22:13
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The Evening Associates Board of the Art Institute of Chicago presented its fourth annual Night Heist benefit in the museum's Modern Wing on July 11. Nearly 850 young professionals and art lovers...
2014/07/18 13:23
2014/07/18 13:23
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Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at...
2014/07/17 21:13
2014/07/17 21:13
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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...
2014/07/17 19:44
2014/07/17 19:44
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I was staring at this year's Delta Exhibition winner, Kyle Chaput's “Oso Bay Site 47,” a lithograph, trying to figure out if I liked it last week when the Arkansas Arts Center guard gestured to me to...
2014/07/15 19:52
2014/07/15 19:52
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Mineral Point's original lead miners lived in crude shelters that resembled badger holes and were the origins of Wisconsin's nickname, The Badger State. In the 1800s, the town's rich mineral deposits...
2014/07/15 18:15
2014/07/15 18:15
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I visited the Art Institute of Chicago in the mid-1980s, where I was able to see Picasso’s The Old Guitarist and several impressionist works of art, including pieces by Monet and Georges Seurat’s...
2014/07/12 12:14
2014/07/12 12:14
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Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the...
2014/07/12 12:14
2014/07/12 12:14
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To be sure, some of the building would have happened anyway. But without Millennium Park, the boom "wouldn't necessarily have occurred to the degree and not with the speed" it has, said Gail Lissner,...
2014/07/11 10:09
2014/07/11 10:09
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She would drop the children at the school bus in the morning and spend her days wandering around the less salubrious neighbourhoods ofChicago taking pictures of down-and-outs, drunks, labourers –...
2014/07/10 19:14
2014/07/10 19:14
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A man in Chicago wants to jump out of a plane with a Chipotle chicken burrito. And he's created a Kickstarter campaign to ask complete strangers to pay for his burrito skydiving excursion. Noboru...
2014/07/06 19:42
2014/07/06 19:42
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Art Everywhere US, an initiative that will transform billboards, bus shelters, subway platforms, movie theaters and other public spaces into free, open-air art galleries across the country in early...
2014/07/06 05:12
2014/07/06 05:12
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NEW ULM - Few have heard of Lowell Stanley Bobleter (1902-1973), an educator, painter and etcher, born in New Ulm. It is more likely that New Ulmers have heard of his grandfather, Brig. Gen. Joseph...
2014/07/04 13:12
2014/07/04 13:12
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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...
2014/07/03 20:27
2014/07/03 20:27
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Saul Steinberg. Downtown Building, 1952. The Art Institute of Chicago. Gift of The Saul Steinberg Foundation. | © The Saul Steinberg Foundation Article Extras The March 29, 1976 issue of The New...
2014/07/02 18:11
2014/07/02 18:11
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It’s another edition of This Week in Chicago. Anne Johnsos tells you about the Burnham Plan, Louis Armstrong, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Cusack. A natural combination, right? One of the most...
2014/07/02 16:26
2014/07/02 16:26
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Diane Sanders, president of the Reddick Mansion Association, said, “The Reddick Mansion is proud to be part of the Blue Star Museums program. We appreciate the opportunity to thank our military...
2014/07/02 13:07
2014/07/02 13:07
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Camden, New Jersey, one of the poorest and most crime-ridden U.S. cities, has awaited rebirth for a generation. For now, it has Christopher Toepfer and his paintbrush. Ten feet up a ladder, Toepfer,...
2014/07/23 02:04
2014/07/23 02:04
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