Chicago Academy of the Arts

Latest stories

2h
St. Louis Cardinals
Homestand Highlights (Monday, August 31 - Wednesday, September 9, 2015)Gates open at 5:45 p.m. Illini Theme Night #2: All fans purchasing a ticket to
Homestand Highlights (Monday, August 31 - Wednesday, September 9, 2015)
St. Louis Cardinals / Posted 2 hours ago
Gates open at 5:45 p.m. Illini Theme Night #2: All fans purchasing a ticket to this special Illini Theme Night will receive an Illinois themed Cardinals cap. For more info, or to purchase tickets, visit cardinals.com/theme (#CardsTheme). Fans must... Read more
14h
Baltimore Sun
In Bard, Baltimore school officials hope to pave a free path to collegeBard High School Early College will open in Baltimore on Monday, offering stude
In Bard, Baltimore school officials hope to pave a free path to college
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
Bard High School Early College will open in Baltimore on Monday, offering students a first-of-its-kind opportunity: to graduate from a city high school with a free two-year degree. Students graduate with a high school diploma, an associate of arts... Read more
20h
Norwalk Reflector
'It might make a decent porn picture'“With some judicious alterations, it might make a decent porn picture, as the g
'It might make a decent porn picture'
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 20 hours ago
“With some judicious alterations, it might make a decent porn picture, as the gals do seem kinda hot, at least on the page.” That was a script note offered by an anonymous reader working for an annual screenwriting contest run by the Academy of... Read more
1d
Philly.com
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77D. Dodge Thompson, chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Washi
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
D. Dodge Thompson, chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, has called Mr. Shanks "the most talented contemporary traditional portraitist." Mr. Shanks preferred to be called a painter, highlighting his varied subject matter... Read more
1d
Philly.com
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77Kristin E. Holmes, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 201
Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Kristin E. Holmes, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Last updated: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 6:00 PM D. Dodge Thompson, chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., has called Mr. Shanks "the most talented contemporary traditional... Read more
3d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Out & About calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 3Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertai
Out & About calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 3
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertainment editor Bill Blankenship at bill.blankenship@cjonline.com. The deadline is noon Tuesday for publication Friday. DANCING WHEATHEART SQUARES, “Kickoff Dance,” 7:30... Read more
4d
PhysOrg
Rewriting the history of American sociologyIn his groundbreaking new book, Northwestern University's Aldon Morris has done
Rewriting the history of American sociology
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
In his groundbreaking new book, Northwestern University's Aldon Morris has done no less than rewrite the history of sociology by making a compelling case that black sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois was the primary founder of modern sociology... Read more
4d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
ENTERTAINMENT NOTESElsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Wonder-ful tickets Tickets -- $39.50
ENTERTAINMENT NOTES
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Elsewhere in entertainment and the arts: Wonder-ful tickets Tickets -- $39.50, $59.50, $89.50, $129.50 (plus applicable service charges) -- go on sale at Ticketmaster outlets at 10 a.m. Saturday for Stevie Wonder's "Songs in the Key of Life... Read more
5d
Chicago Tribune
Sexist script notes exposed in screenwriting contest run by Oscars organization"With some judicious alterations, it might make a decent porn picture, as the g
Sexist script notes exposed in screenwriting contest run by Oscars organization
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
"With some judicious alterations, it might make a decent porn picture, as the gals do seem kinda hot, at least on the page." That was a script note offered by an anonymous reader working for an annual screenwriting contest run by the Academy of... Read more
5d
South Maryland News
Artists to paint around Solomons in annual festivalA festival that focuses on live painting and public participation will bring na
Artists to paint around Solomons in annual festival
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
A festival that focuses on live painting and public participation will bring nationally recognized artists from across the country to Solomons Island next month during an annual celebration of art. The 2015 Solomons Plein Air Festival, presented by... Read more
5d
Orange County Register
Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you dieThe list that follows is not the same thing as the 50 greatest classical pieces
Musical bucket list: 50 classical pieces to hear before you die
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
The list that follows is not the same thing as the 50 greatest classical pieces ever, like a set of recordings available only in a TV offer, though every piece listed is indubitably great in some way. No, “50 classical pieces to hear before you die”... Read more
6d
The Alliance Review
Malone University Writers Series opens 2015-2016 season with award-winning poetsCANTON — The Malone University Writers Series opens the 2015-16 season with awa
Malone University Writers Series opens 2015-2016 season with award-winning poets
The Alliance Review / Posted 6 days ago
CANTON — The Malone University Writers Series opens the 2015-16 season with award winning poets Mark Halliday and Jill Allyn Rosser at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Everett L. Cattell Library, 2600 Cleveland Ave., N.W. The program is free and open... Read more
6d
Guardian Unlimited
From Rothko to Rodin: landmark exhibitions dominate fall art offeringsKongo: Power and Majesty The world’s greatest museum is mustering all its reso
From Rothko to Rodin: landmark exhibitions dominate fall art offerings
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Kongo: Power and Majesty The world’s greatest museum is mustering all its resources – and has secured loans from more than 50 other collections – for this unprecedented exhibition of central African art. (The title’s spelling, with an initial K,... Read more
6d
Mashable
Academy script reader tells woman her comedy could be 'decent porn'LOS ANGELES — Rachel Koller is new at screenwriting, but her first experience s
Academy script reader tells woman her comedy could be 'decent porn'
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Rachel Koller is new at screenwriting, but her first experience should prepare her for a lifetime of being a woman in Hollywood. A member of the Academy who reads scripts for the institution's prestigious screenwriting competition, the... Read more
6d
Chicago Tribune
Hubbard Street Dance gets $500,000 grantHubbard Street Dance Chicago will receive $500,000 from the Doris Duke Charitab
Hubbard Street Dance gets $500,000 grant
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will receive $500,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, it was announced Monday. The grant money will go toward the Chicago dance company's long-term goals and operations. Hubbard Street was one of 18... Read more
7d
Columbus Alive
Picks from Dustin Meadowshas been making people laugh via projects like his monthly pop-culture storytel
Picks from Dustin Meadows
Columbus Alive / Posted 7 days ago
has been making people laugh via projects like his monthly pop-culture storytelling event Struck a Nerve, as a cast member of Monday Night Live and just being one of the best damn stand-up performers in the city. Here are a few things he loves. I... Read more
7d
The New Yorker
The Life and Death of an Urban SchoolThe Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illust
The Life and Death of an Urban School
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
The Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Photographs by Vic DeLucia / The New York Times / Redux; Jackson Krule (Top-Left) Jamaica High School, in Queens, was once the largest high... Read more
8d
Otago Daily Times
Technically advancedAs the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards nex
Technically advanced
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
As the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim Dungey catches up with some former recipients and finds their lives are seamlessly integrated with the digital universe. Tim Tait tests code he developed for... Read more
8d
NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bob Newhart Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian, actor and writer Bob Newhart.
Bob Newhart Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian, actor and writer Bob Newhart. Personal: Birth date: September 5, 1929 Birth place: Oak Park, Illinois Birth name: George Robert Newhart Father: George David Newhart, part-owner of a plumbing and... Read more
8d
The Irish Times
The Dáil’s in recess. What have politicians chosen to catch up on their reading? Joan Burton on Jane Austen, Micheál Martin on Robert Kennedy, Aengus Ó Snodaig
The Dáil’s in recess. What have politicians chosen to catch up on their reading?
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Joan Burton on Jane Austen, Micheál Martin on Robert Kennedy, Aengus Ó Snodaigh on Jo Nesbo, and Willie O’Dea on Thomas Piketty Choice reading: Robert F Kennedy –... Read more
8d
Orlando Sentinel
A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue an
A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue and Palmer Street in Chicago's working-class Hermosa neighborhood. But the story behind this humble green-and-gray structure is what makes it special. Back in 1891, a young... Read more
8d
Los Angeles Times
A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue an
A Cinderella story for Walt Disney's birthplace?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
It is a modest, two-story frame house, sitting on the corner of Tripp Avenue and Palmer Street in Chicago's working-class Hermosa neighborhood. But the story behind this humble green-and-gray structure is what makes it special. Back in 1891, a young... Read more
10d
NBC Chicago
Legendary Weatherman Harry Volkman Dies at 89Legendary weatherman and Chicago television icon Harry Volkman has died at the
Legendary Weatherman Harry Volkman Dies at 89
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
Legendary weatherman and Chicago television icon Harry Volkman has died at the age of 89. Volkman passed away Thursday surrounded by his family, family members told NBC Chicago. Volkman was a popular and beloved weatherman on four Chicago... Read more
10d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Out & About calendar, Aug. 21-27Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertai
Out & About calendar, Aug. 21-27
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertainment editor Bill Blankenship at bill.blankenship@cjonline.com. The deadline is noon Tuesday for publication Friday. AT THE CLUBS ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza... Read more
29 related stories
11d
Pitchfork
Public Image Ltd. Announce North American TourPhoto by Paul Heartfield Their North American tour kicks off at the Voodoo Mus
Public Image Ltd. Announce North American Tour
Pitchfork / Posted 11 days ago
Photo by Paul Heartfield Their North American tour kicks off at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans on Halloween. In a press release, John Lydon said of PiL's Voodoo Experience performance, "Bring a gas mask and I'm going to fart... Read more
11d
The Memphis Flyer
Making Joyful Noiseslike FedEx's Fred Smith and supermarket visionary Clarence Saunders, Memphis' e
Making Joyful Noises
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 11 days ago
like FedEx's Fred Smith and supermarket visionary Clarence Saunders, Memphis' entrepreneurial spirit is nearly as famous as the city's music. As Visible Music College grows its downtown campus by adding a $4 million student housing facility and... Read more
11d
The Manteca Bulletin
BOYS & GIRLSTrayana Davis thinks Phil Waterford has game. And she also thinks he’s a great
BOYS & GIRLS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Trayana Davis thinks Phil Waterford has game. And she also thinks he’s a great guy for supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca-Lathrop that gives 1,800 youth like her a safe place to drop by to do homework, learn new things, have fun or just... Read more
11d
The Palm Beach Post
West Boca Raton High announces upcoming theater presentationsWEST BOCA RATON HIGH The Drama Department has been selected for the 2015 Best
West Boca Raton High announces upcoming theater presentations
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
WEST BOCA RATON HIGH The Drama Department has been selected for the 2015 Best of Boca Raton Award in the Arts & Entertainment category by the Boca Raton Award Program. “Noises Off” will be presented on stage Nov. 19-21 by the Drama Department.... Read more
2 related stories
13d
WGN TV Chicago
Parents hold hunger strike outside Bronzeville high schoolCHICAGO — A group of concerned parents are staging a hunger strike in front of
Parents hold hunger strike outside Bronzeville high school
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO — A group of concerned parents are staging a hunger strike in front of Dyette High School. The Chicago Board of Education voted to phase out the school after what they call years of poor performance and declining enrollment. In fact, this... Read more
13d
The Florida Times-Union
Image of single-gender schools is changing, but debate over merits of programs continuesboys a few weeks ago as she got fitted for her new burgundy uniform. “I’m used
Image of single-gender schools is changing, but debate over merits of programs continues
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
boys a few weeks ago as she got fitted for her new burgundy uniform. “I’m used to going to a boys and girls school,” said the former Biltmore Elementary student, seated by her mother, Tiffany King, at the Wowever Thrift and More store. But come... Read more
13d
Chicago Tribune
Around town: Cubs fan CM Punk has his sights set on a playoff spotCM Punk has been a regular at Cubs games over the years, regardless of whether
Around town: Cubs fan CM Punk has his sights set on a playoff spot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
CM Punk has been a regular at Cubs games over the years, regardless of whether the Cubs were good or bad. And let’s be honest, they were mostly bad the last few years. But that’s not the case this season. The Cubs currently own the fourth best record... Read more
14d
San Antonio Express-News
Tejano music enjoyed a decade-long golden ageIn Tejano music’s glory days, about 30 years ago, it could feel as if there was
Tejano music enjoyed a decade-long golden age
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
In Tejano music’s glory days, about 30 years ago, it could feel as if there was no limit to where the music and its stars might go. Tejano music — sometimes called Tejano Onda (Texas Wave) or La Onda (the Wave) in the early days — was a mix of pop,... Read more
17d
Boulder Daily Camera
27 things to do in Boulder County today, Aug. 14, 2015Square product theatre presents the World Premiere of "Ranch Dressing & Other C
27 things to do in Boulder County today, Aug. 14, 2015
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 17 days ago
Square product theatre presents the World Premiere of "Ranch Dressing & Other Coping Mechanisms," written and performed by Chicago-based comedian Kelsie Huff. While hiding in a crusty bathroom stall, Huff reflects upon her hilarious and troubled... Read more
17d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Places to go and things to do& Friends. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, 9platform9; Satu
Places to go and things to do
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
& Friends. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, 9platform9; Saturday, Fake Uncle Jack. BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU... Read more
29 related stories
17d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Entertainment - The Times-Tribune& Friends. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, 9platform9; Satu
Entertainment - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
& Friends. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, 9platform9; Saturday, Fake Uncle Jack. BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU... Read more
29 related stories
17d
The Auto Channel
Allstate Funds Jobs, Arts Education and Counseling for 19,000 At-Risk Youth This SummerAllstate Funds Jobs, Arts Education and Counseling for 19,000 At-Risk Youth Thi
Allstate Funds Jobs, Arts Education and Counseling for 19,000 At-Risk Youth This Summer
The Auto Channel / Posted 17 days ago
Allstate Funds Jobs, Arts Education and Counseling for 19,000 At-Risk Youth This Summer NORTHBROOK, IL -- Aug. 13, 2015: Thousands of youth across Chicago's underserved communities are working in summer jobs, building social skills, receiving... Read more
17d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Out & About calendar, Aug. 14-20Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertai
Out & About calendar, Aug. 14-20
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertainment editor Bill Blankenship at bill.blankenship@cjonline.com. The deadline is noon Tuesday for publication Friday. AT THE CLUBS ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza... Read more
17d
Stuttgart Daily Leader
Hot Springs Film Festival to be held in OctoberThe 24th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will be held Oct. 9-18, 2
Hot Springs Film Festival to be held in October
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
The 24th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will be held Oct. 9-18, 2015. For more information on the festival or to purchase passes and tickets, visit www.hsdfi.org. By Submitted for the Stuttgart Daily Leader The 24th Annual Hot Springs... Read more
2 related stories
18d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Weekend Entertainment GuideLOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, J2 duo; Friday, 9platform9; Satu
Weekend Entertainment Guide
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, J2 duo; Friday, 9platform9; Saturday, Fake Uncle Jack. BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU... Read more
29 related stories
18d
The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lifestyles - The Times-TribuneLOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, J2 duo; Friday, 9platform9; Satu
Lifestyles - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
LOUIE, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Plains Twp.: today, J2 duo; Friday, 9platform9; Saturday, Fake Uncle Jack. BAZIL, 1101 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit: Sundays, John Olcese and Geri Featherby jazz duo; Wednesdays, Marko Marcinko Jazz Quartet. BLU... Read more
29 related stories
18d
Bay Area Reporter
CatalystsHow about some arts events that stir thought, generate inspiration, and even fl
Catalysts
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
How about some arts events that stir thought, generate inspiration, and even flirt with controversy? Yeah, how about that? For nightlife stuff, see the On the Tab in the BARtab section. Barbary Coast Revue @ Balancoire The third season of the... Read more
18d
Salt Lake City Weekly
Utah Beer Festival 2015City Weekly is now six years into its annual celebration of suds, aka the Utah
Utah Beer Festival 2015
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
City Weekly is now six years into its annual celebration of suds, aka the Utah Beer Festival. This year—on Saturday, Aug. 15, to be exact, from 3-8 p.m., at Library Square—the UBF hopes to attract some 6,000 beer aficionados,... Read more
3 related stories
19d
Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()Supervisor of Elections to host open house for public Lee County Supervisor of
Of Special Note ()
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
Supervisor of Elections to host open house for public Lee County Supervisor of Elections Sharon Harrington will host an open house on Aug. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Lee County Elections Center, at 13180 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, to demonstrate the... Read more
19d
Northumberland Today
Process Theatre opens in ColborneNo matter where it takes them – London (England), New York, Los Angeles, Chicag
Process Theatre opens in Colborne
Northumberland Today / Posted 19 days ago
No matter where it takes them – London (England), New York, Los Angeles, Chicago or even now to the small village of Colborne, Ontario – there is one constant when it comes to theatre for Michael Gellman and Deborah Smith. “It's our passion and it's... Read more
23d
Daily Mail
My dear Cilla, the soulmate I will love until the day I die: In a raw and emotional interview, tycoon Sir John Madejski talks for the firs
My dear Cilla, the soulmate I will love until the day I die
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
: In a raw and emotional interview, tycoon Sir John Madejski talks for the first time about their special 12-year relationship He said he's been 'in pieces' since her tragic death in Spain... Read more
24d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Out & About calendar, Aug. 7-13Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertai
Out & About calendar, Aug. 7-13
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Items for the Out & About calendar can be submitted by email to Arts & Entertainment editor Bill Blankenship at bill.blankenship@cjonline.com. The deadline is noon Tuesday for publication Friday. AT THE CLUBS ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza... Read more
35 related stories
25d
Bay Area Reporter
Best betswith music and art. For more listings, and rock concert and cabaret-type stuff
Best bets
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
with music and art. For more listings, and rock concert and cabaret-type stuff (you know, where booze is served), go to On the Tab in the BARtab nightlife section. The adult fun in the science museum this month is themed Illusions; with... Read more
26d
Independent
Stanley Cup visits CBA, MiddletownFormer Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley
Stanley Cup visits CBA, Middletown
Independent / Posted 26 days ago
Former Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley Cup to Middletown, putting it on display at the Middletown Arts Center where he posed for photos with the cup and fans of all ages. Van Riemsdyk won the Stanley Cup this... Read more
3 related stories
26d
Tri-Town News
Van Riemsdyk returns to CBA, Middletown with Stanley CupFormer Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley
Van Riemsdyk returns to CBA, Middletown with Stanley Cup
Tri-Town News / Posted 26 days ago
Former Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley Cup to Middletown, putting it on display at the Middletown Arts Center where he posed for photos with the Cup and fans of all ages. Van Riemsdyk won the Stanley Cup this... Read more
3 related stories
27d
The Hub
Van Riemsdyk returns to CBA, Middletown with Stanley CupFormer Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley
Van Riemsdyk returns to CBA, Middletown with Stanley Cup
The Hub / Posted 27 days ago
Former Christian Brothers Academy great Trevor van Riemsdyk brought the Stanley Cup to Middletown, putting it on display at the Middletown Arts Center where he posed for photos with the Cup and fans of all ages. Van Riemsdyk won the Stanley Cup this... Read more
3 related stories
More

People in this news