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2015/01/30 06:57
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A leader of the so-called regionalist school, Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) was born and died in Missouri. Accordingly, he was admired—or reviled, depending on one’s point of view—as both a voice of...
2015/01/30 06:57
2015/01/30 06:57
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2015/01/29 21:13
2015/01/29 21:13
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Please tell us something about yourself that would surprise us. That question has become something of a tradition here when the Editorial Board seeks out the views of candidates in each election...
2015/01/29 03:13
2015/01/29 03:13
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We all have our obsessions. Mine are private. James Ensor, the masterfully idiosyncratic turn-of-the-century Belgian artist, has his on very public display in the Art Institute of Chicago's winter...
2015/01/28 22:14
2015/01/28 22:14
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If you've ever tried to go to, say, Shedd Aquarium or the Museum of Science and Industry on the Sunday of a school vacation week, you'll agree that fewer museum visitors isn't necessarily a bad...
2015/01/27 08:09
2015/01/27 08:09
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She came. She spoke. We laughed. More like this As soon as cartoonist and writer Alison Bechdel appeared on stage at the Michigan Theater and graced the nearly-full crowd with her presence, she too...
2015/01/26 08:53
2015/01/26 08:53
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Tax credits sought to develop East Side houses, Eddie Rickenbacker-related ‘campus’ A group that wants to build dozens of houses in a struggling neighborhood east of Nationwide Children’s Hospital...
2015/01/26 02:53
2015/01/26 02:53
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Given subjects that repeatedly focus on human barbarism, whether between people or by people against the natural environment, you won't find yourself smiling much in the large Josef Koudelka...
2015/01/23 23:13
2015/01/23 23:13
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Attendance at a consortium of 15 leading Chicago cultural institutions was down slightly in 2014, in large measure due to the "polar vortex" weather that began the year, but blockbuster year-end...
2015/01/23 03:43
2015/01/23 03:43
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The 11th Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition winner “The C.A. Lyons Project,” written by Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert and directed by Kent Gash, will make its...
2015/01/22 20:42
2015/01/22 20:42
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A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape “Capitalism demands the best of every man – his rationality – and rewards him accordingly. It leaves every man...
2015/01/22 16:26
2015/01/22 16:26
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NEW YORK (AP) — Antique and fine furniture is Miguel Saco's specialty. The master restorer and conservator is known for enhancing the natural beauty of furniture from the last four centuries,...
2015/01/21 23:13
2015/01/21 23:13
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A man was critically injured after he jumped from a second floor inside the Art Institute of Chicago in a possible suicide attempt, officials said. The incident happened at 12:37 p.m. when a man in...
2015/01/19 19:14
2015/01/19 19:14
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Q: I recently went to the movies and was offered a senior discount without asking for it. Having just celebrated my 65th birthday, I didn’t realize that I looked my age. However, I do have some gray...
2015/01/16 06:22
2015/01/16 06:22
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Temple University student dies after falling dorm room ledge as she took photographs... as woman she LANDED ON is also rushed to the hospital Authorities believe he 18-year-old student was on a...
2015/01/15 23:40
2015/01/15 23:40
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When Anna Timmerman was growing up on a Michigan farm, she would never have foreseen that she would one day become a specialist who restores historic gardens in New Orleans. What: Parterre lecture...
2015/01/15 23:16
2015/01/15 23:16
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... history repeats itself, and we know it often does, it likes to mix things up a bit, maybe to teach us something," the Art Institute of Chicago senior docent said. He stopped next to the large...
2015/01/15 01:33
2015/01/15 01:33
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Oct. 12, 1922 - Jan. 12, 2015 Eve M. Klipfel of Snyder, a fashion designer who wrote books on patternmaking and dress design, died Monday in Buffalo General Hospital. She was 92. Born in Arad,...
2015/01/11 12:40
2015/01/11 12:40
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Strings attached, or a hands-on, tabletop approach? That's a provocative question when it comes to how best to manipulate a mermaid marionette named Miss Sandy Bottoms. And that question is being...
2015/01/09 16:34
2015/01/09 16:34
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Etherton Gallery's latest show is Then + Now, a collection of photography by Mark Klett. The show continues through March 21, with an opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 10. More...
2015/01/09 03:08
2015/01/09 03:08
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STAMFORD -- The sidewalk art displays in the downtown have become a summer staple in Stamford, a largely feel-good exhibit that is part of a long-standing project to inject culture and stir some...
2015/01/30 06:57
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