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2015/08/04 14:46
2015/08/04 14:46
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A new Chicago parade is in the works — one that'll happen at night. The Chicago Cultural Mile Association says it's organizing what it calls the first-of-its-kind, all-day Chicago Halloween festival...
2015/08/04 14:46
2015/08/04 14:46
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2015/08/04 04:26
2015/08/04 04:26
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Barry McGee and Clare Rojas with Asha, his daughter by his late first wife, the artist Margaret Kilgallen.Credit Photograph by Peter Bohler Early on the morning I went to see the San Francisco...
2015/08/03 12:21
2015/08/03 12:21
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In a whirl: Photographer uses vintage camera to capture mesmerizing images of funfairs and carnivals across the US Photographer Roger Vail has spent 44 years taking pictures of rides at carnivals all...
2015/08/03 04:06
2015/08/03 04:06
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Although 500 miles away, Carol Maura Poshka keenly felt the horror when a lone gunman attacked two military centers in Chattanooga on July 16, killing five men. An artist in Paxton, Ill., she...
2015/08/01 14:46
2015/08/01 14:46
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Bucket list worthy ... Na Pali Coast in Hawaii. Kayakers explore a sea cave along the coastline. Picture: Getty LAST year more than 1.25 million Australians travelled to the US. Topping the list of...
2015/08/01 11:45
2015/08/01 11:45
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Edinburgh displaying the art of destruction John Chamberlain - 'Miss Lucy Pink, 1962'. Picture: Contributed Works by John Chamberlain and Phyllida Barlow show how the sculptor’s task has been...
2015/07/30 12:09
2015/07/30 12:09
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See more from our Trip of a Lifetime series It’s worth heading to a high place to get a sense of the scale of the Great Lakes. Ringed by thousands of lagoons, they were formed about 20,000 years ago...
2015/07/29 22:13
2015/07/29 22:13
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Luxury lifestyle brand Billy Reid is on track to open its first Chicago store this month in the Fulton Market district, the first major soft goods retailer to plant a flag in the rapidly transforming...
2015/07/29 19:47
2015/07/29 19:47
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This carved walrus-ivory harpoon counterweight from the Bering Sea is part of the Amon Carter’s Indigenous Beauty. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is hard to get to right now because of the...
2015/07/29 17:12
2015/07/29 17:12
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Julie Latsko has been named creative director for Cate McNabb Cosmetics, a Chicago-based firm known for its line of mineral-based and cruelty-free products. It's a familiar industry for Latsko, an...
2015/07/26 14:13
2015/07/26 14:13
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A year after researchers had planned to install "big data" sensors to track some of the vital signs of urban life along Michigan Avenue, the project has been delayed while scientists sort out kinks in...
2015/07/26 11:10
2015/07/26 11:10
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PHOTO: Moody's Investors Service's move, a reaction to last week's Illinois Supreme Court ruling on pension changes, is likely to increase the city's borrowing costs. (Brian Cassella, Chicago...
2015/07/24 05:13
2015/07/24 05:13
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The miniature replica of architect Louis Sullivan's intricate long-ago demolished Barbe House relief is 70 percent done, according to the whirring 3-D printer inside Kickstarter co-founder Charles...
2015/07/23 17:12
2015/07/23 17:12
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Art collector and philanthropist Stefan Edlis and his wife, Gael Neeson, have donated $1.5 million to the Chicago Opera Theater. Their gift is the single largest contribution in the company's 42-year...
2015/07/22 16:13
2015/07/22 16:13
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Artist and bluesman Bob "Bumblebee Bob" Novak was a Runyonesque character from the West Side whose distinct style was showcased in a 1989 poster for the Chicago Blues Festival. "I think his stuff is...
2015/07/20 09:32
2015/07/20 09:32
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But what about loss to creators and original users? The original owners in Africa that were supposed to keep the skulls and bones of their Ancestors may not even be aware of the whereabouts of the...
2015/07/20 04:40
2015/07/20 04:40
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Reception set for new museum director Jul. 20, 2015 @ 12:01 AM HUNTINGTON - The public is invited to meet the Huntington Museum of Art's new Executive Director Geoffrey K. Fleming during a welcoming...
2015/07/19 12:18
2015/07/19 12:18
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There's a reason the burgers you see in commercials look different from the ones you get at the drive-thru window, and the reason is not that the food is fake. The reason is people like Mary Valentin...
2015/07/19 04:25
2015/07/19 04:25
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Laszlo Matulay was a prolific designer, illustrator, fine art painter and educator right up until his death in 1999 at age 86. Despite Matulay's wide ranging career and position as one of New York's...
2015/07/18 04:12
2015/07/18 04:12
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IT took a year-long sabbatical from his life in the US that turned into a 14-month extended stay, working in Glasgow, Fife and Shetland, for Fraser Taylor to realise his life has come full circle. And...
2015/08/04 14:46
2015/08/04 14:46
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