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  • Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule

    Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule
    A lecture by famed Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit on Dec. 3 — and performances from Dec. 3-21 of "The Timekeepers," the award-winning drama by Dan Clancy — highlight the 2014-15 Sylvia & Jerry Wolens Calendar of Cultural Arts...
  • Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'

    Chicago film fest founder: 'I'm not going anywhere'
    Michael Kutza sliced through the crush with a smile. It's what he has done for decades. Well-wishers, sponsors, staffers, friends, filmmakers, moviegoers, people who say Chicago would be a culturally poorer place without him and people who say he's an...
  • Do candidates' debates affect your vote?

  • Probing the legacy of the motorcycle jacket

    Personal protection was the big attraction of the first motorcycle jackets, which early 20th-century riders donned as indispensable body armor. But despite the advantages of these full-length steerhide and horsehide coats in terms of function, it wasn't...
  • Tri-County Ongoing Events

    Tri-County Ongoing Events
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BASS BABIES Tuesdays. Children 2-4 and their caretakers interact with art through themed songs, gallery activities and art projects. Only one caregiver per child is allowed. 10-11:30 a.m., Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami...
  • 'Radical Cities': 3 lessons from Latin America's activist architects

    'Radical Cities': 3 lessons from Latin America's activist architects
    Anyone following the architectural profession at the turn of the millennium might be forgiven for thinking that it was all about splashy icons: Frank Gehry's undulating titanium sails in Bilbao and Los Angeles, Norman Foster's naughty-looking Gherkin in...
  • Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling

    Orlando Science Center: Neanderthal Ball gets rolling
    Tickets are now on sale for the Neanderthal Ball, a fund-raiser for the Orlando Science Center and its youth programs, on Nov. 5. The event is known for its throwback style, with attendees encouraged to wear animal prints or go with full-on caveman/...
  • Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle

    Emanuel festivals chief defends Taste loss, Great Chicago Fire fizzle
    Chicago’s arts and festivals chief on Wednesday defended last summer’s money-losing Taste of Chicago festival along with the first-time Great Chicago Fire Festival that culminated in a flame-out that disappointed tens of thousands of...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
     Check out festivals and events in October across the state.  View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:  This list is organized by region.   Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach,...
  • Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making

    Kara Walker on the bit of sugar sphinx she saved, video she's making
    It's not very often that an artist talk sells out with the swiftness of a high-profile pop concert. But that was the case for a highly anticipated talk between artist Kara Walker, who is known for her phantasmagoric cut-paper installations, and...
  • 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...