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2015/04/01 04:50
2015/04/01 04:50
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... SPRING CRAFT BAZAAR: May 16, First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St. Table reservations: 744-3239 or jesha941@gmail.com by April 18. • CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Martini...
2015/04/01 04:50
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2015/03/31 23:48
2015/03/31 23:48
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For Estes Park artist Jim Biggers it is a formula that he has used for many years. Take a trip to a scenic place, like Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland or Germany, and then do some small...
2015/03/31 21:13
2015/03/31 21:13
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Now seems like as good of a time as any to honor Mark Ruffalo. The 47-year-old actor is coming off of an Oscar nomination for his role in “Foxcatcher” and an Emmy nomination for his role in HBO’s “The...
2015/03/31 05:13
2015/03/31 05:13
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Nick Offerman and Judd Apatow will both appear in an upcoming Chicago festival — that does not have "Laughs" or "Comedy" in its title. Instead, "Humanities." The two funnymen are spring presenters for...
2015/03/30 23:13
2015/03/30 23:13
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Eugenia Cheng had just cut a bagel into a Mobius strip and was explaining why a liquid could not assume the same shape, when a student posed a question: "That bagel looks like water coming from a...
2015/03/30 19:45
2015/03/30 19:45
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Today is the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved outsiders, the iconic post-Impressionist whose melancholic spirit and rapturous paintings forever colored our notion of the "tortured...
2015/03/30 19:13
2015/03/30 19:13
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... -- Here's look at the life of Hugh Hefner, editor-in-chief of Playboy Magazine. Personal: Birth date: April 9, 1926 Birth place: Chicago, Illinois Birth name: Hugh Marston Hefner Father:...
2015/03/28 14:23
2015/03/28 14:23
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Haystacks painting is officially declared a newly discovered Monet - but why did the Impressionist paint over his signature? Oil-painting titled 'A Haystack in the Evening Sun' is from...
2015/03/27 01:24
2015/03/27 01:24
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Gloria Nusbaum (left) and Ellen Allen share a laugh while hanging a work Thursday afternoon for the Phidian Art Show. This years judges are a couple from the Art Institute of Chicago, Virginia Guzior...
2015/03/26 22:02
2015/03/26 22:02
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KIRSTEN LEWIS ILLUSTRATION | Artwork from the cover of ‘Francis Dering at Newark Academy,’ a volume of ‘The Dering Letters.’ The name “Dering” is a familiar one on Shelter Island. There’s the harbor,...
2015/03/25 18:47
2015/03/25 18:47
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Lollapalooza festival-goers may have a hard time capturing themselves and all the members of Metallica in one selfie shot this year. The rise in the popularity of selfie sticks has made it easier for...
2015/03/25 17:13
2015/03/25 17:13
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If you want to take selfies at Lollapalooza 2015, you are going to have to do it the old-school way. On this year’s list of banned items are selfie sticks and monopods (unless you have a photo...
2015/03/25 16:46
2015/03/25 16:46
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Chicago made its mark on the travel world yet again Tuesday as the travel review website TripAdvisor named the Windy City as a top travel destination. Winners were determined based on the quantity...
2015/03/25 04:50
2015/03/25 04:50
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... SPRING CRAFT BAZAAR: May 16, First Christian Church, 4800 S. Calhoun St. Table reservations: 744-3239 or jesha941@gmail.com by April 18. • CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Martini...
2015/03/25 02:22
2015/03/25 02:22
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Thanks in no small part to the Internet, digital art is having a moment, and it's attracting collectors too. An auction last year of GIFs, digital paintings, and printouts at Phillips in London raised...
2015/03/24 23:48
2015/03/24 23:48
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Attending a college or university outside your home country makes sense in so many ways. You can completely immerse yourself in American culture, learn both inside the classroom and outside school...
2015/03/24 22:13
2015/03/24 22:13
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The high school students stood in front of "Nighthawks," the real version of the 1942 Edward Hopper painting they'd previously studied in a digital incarnation. Somebody pointed an iPhone toward them,...
2015/03/21 23:13
2015/03/21 23:13
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With a trial date looming for the Chicago police detective who fatally shot a 22-year old woman near Douglas Park, activists and the victim’s brother rallied Saturday just down the street from the...
2015/03/20 19:30
2015/03/20 19:30
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If only it were Halloween. Because walking through two current, haunting exhibits at the Boca Museum of Art feels like drifting into someone’s ghost story. Izhar Patkin (Israeli, born 1955), Don...
2015/03/20 17:13
2015/03/20 17:13
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Several musical events will unfold during the run of the Archibald Motley exhibition, bringing the jazz of his era in touch with ours. Performances, programmed by Columbia College Chicago in...
2015/04/01 04:50
2015/04/01 04:50
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