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  • Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants

    Naperville may let Children's Museum apply for city grants
    The DuPage Children's Museum may be eligible for grant money from Naperville despite being bailed out by the city several years ago. City councilmen gave preliminary approval to a remove the portion of the museum's lease that prohibits it from...
  • Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo

    Tig Notaro leads breast cancer benefit at Largo
    Tig Notaro’s 2012 stand-up set at Largo in Los Angeles is now the stuff of comedy legend: That night Notaro revealed to the audience that she had Stage 2, bilateral breast cancer. She then brilliantly spun the life-altering news into a candid but...
  • 5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'

    5 artists to watch from 'The Best American Comics of 2014'
    A comic made with mylar that contains no words or figures. A detailed graphic memoir of a father's grisly death. Moody blue paintings in comics form. The annual compendium "The Best American Comics" was just released this week by Houghton Mifflin...
  • A lively dance by Pia Fries

    A lively dance by Pia Fries
    Five large and five small new paintings on wood panel by Swiss artist Pia Fries are lush in the extreme. The abstractions begin in an unexpected place, with silk-screen fragments that derive from Baroque prints. But they hardly look old-fashioned. Fries...
  • Should parents spank their children?

    Should parents spank their children?
    When your 3-year-old is throwing a tantrum in the supermarket or has poured his milk all over the floor, the urge to spank may be overwhelming. If you’ve ever given in to that urge, you’re not alone; research shows that up to 90 percent of...
  • MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance

    MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's new chief curator, Helen Molesworth, is an esteemed scholar, art writer and former chief curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for four years before taking her Los Angeles post in September. On Thursday...
  • The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes

    The personal and political in Rashid Johnson's cubes
    “The most interesting characteristic of the cube,” artist Sol Lewitt once said, discussing the form that generated much of his influential sculpture, “is that it is relatively uninteresting.” Given the enormous influence of...
  • Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles

    Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, from many angles
    America in general and Los Angeles in particular have a reputation as places for a second chance, places where anyone might reinvent a self. Photographers and filmmakers Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are emblematic – and in mind-and-body-bending...
  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
  • Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community

    Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community
    People, however different, should try to understand one another, figure out what they have in common, come together and learn. That is the ethos of Angels Gate Cultural Center, housed in former military barracks on a San Pedro bluff. The center for...
  • HIGH SCHOOL BUCKET LIST

    HIGH SCHOOL BUCKET LIST
    Seniors, it is time to start saying goodbye to the halls you've walked for four years, the football field where you spent so many Friday nights, and the fluorescent-lit classrooms where you made friends, developed crushes and stayed for clubs after...