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2015/01/26 03:13
2015/01/26 03:13
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After Matthew Haussler pulled the cover from what could be the world's longest hand-drawn picture maze, he said he needed a minute. Before Sunday afternoon's reveal in a corner of the Block Thirty...
2015/01/26 03:13
2015/01/26 03:13
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2015/01/23 23:13
2015/01/23 23:13
2d
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 02:46
2015/01/23 02:46
3d
Chicago Museums, Zoos See Attendance Wane in 2014 Geologist Bill Simpson cleans Sue, a 67-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex on display at the Field Museum on November 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois....
2015/01/20 22:14
2015/01/20 22:14
5d
Hearing Kelli Feigley talk about how her new, Chicago-made children's science TV series came together, it almost sounds easy to get a show on air. Someone brings you an idea, then you develop it,...
2015/01/19 22:14
2015/01/19 22:14
6d
Sunday's first episode of the new, Chicago-made kids' TV series "Moochie Kalala Detectives Club" starts with Tim Kazurinsky's character telling his grandkids a fantastical story that leads to a search...
2015/01/19 01:50
2015/01/19 01:50
7d
The inaugural Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is out to prove that puppets aren’t just about kids, circuses and Muppets. The first annual Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival,...
2015/01/17 03:14
2015/01/17 03:14
9d
A lime-green piece of fiberglass resin lay in the grass Sunday next to a concrete pad where statues paying homage to the Tuskegee Airmen had stood. “This one is broken,” said 2-year-old David...
2015/01/17 01:13
2015/01/17 01:13
9d
George Lucas said Friday that complications in his plan to build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on the Chicago lakefront may put Los Angeles back in the running. Last summer, Los Angeles Mayor...
2015/01/14 12:09
2015/01/14 12:09
12d
SPOTLIGHT: Sat., Jan. 17 – Festival With racism again making headlines as a matter of life or death, and Selma in movie theaters, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day feels especially timely....
2015/01/12 22:56
2015/01/12 22:56
13d
I’ve never been a big fan of winter travel. I don’t care for snow and cold, and I’m not really interested in paying heftier prices for tropical destinations. But I have experienced a regional city...
2015/01/11 12:40
2015/01/11 12:40
15d
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...
2015/01/08 19:13
2015/01/08 19:13
17d
More than 100,000 sex education films have been made over the last century or so, according to Brenda Goodman's documentary "Sex(ed)," a fun if somewhat brisk historical overview of the genre that...
2015/01/08 18:13
2015/01/08 18:13
17d
The Tribune's Jan. 4 editorial concerning the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts is based on a false premise and mistaken comparisons that lead to an incorrect conclusion. Simply because the...
2015/01/08 15:38
2015/01/08 15:38
17d
Fishermen wading barefoot through a writhing ball of venomous serpents can pay a high price for participating in the Gulf of Thailand's (map) sea snake harvest. Some die from snakebites, according to...
2015/01/08 11:13
2015/01/08 11:13
18d
... Adventure": Five new live animals will go on display in early March as this kid-friendly exhibit, billed as a "multisensory expedition," gets extended beyond its original departure date of...
2015/01/07 17:46
2015/01/07 17:46
18d
If your child's school was cancelled Wednesday, don't fret about where they can go. Several Chicago museums, libraries and YMCA locations are open to accommodate students. All Chicago Metro-Area YMCA...
2015/01/05 18:53
2015/01/05 18:53
20d
Here are five activities for residents to enjoy in town during the chilly weather, courtesy of Villa Park Parks and Recreation: 1. Kick start New Year’s resolutions with help For those promising to...
2015/01/05 14:41
2015/01/05 14:41
20d
Five stories that have North Texas talking: A big win for the Dallas Cowboys; SMU seismologists to study Irving earthquakes; 2014’s buzzwords; and more. Despite its reputation for anti-immigrant...
2015/01/05 09:40
2015/01/05 09:40
21d
When Jason Weckstein looks at a bird, he doesn't see just a creature with feathers that flies. He sees the bird as a teeming community of tiny creatures, some of which live and feast on its feathers,...
2015/01/02 22:13
2015/01/02 22:13
23d
... the law of nature these things are common to mankind — the air, running water, the sea, and consequently the shores of the sea." — Emperor Justinian, A.D. 530 If federal judges tell George Lucas...
2015/01/26 03:13
2015/01/26 03:13
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