| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three weeks after the closing of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, even as the museum has stripped its galleries of the exhibiton’s videos, sculptures and paintings to make way for a Jeff Koons retrospective, the debate over one of its works lives on....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Fountain Theatre follows up its award-winning 2012 production of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “In the Red and Brown Water” with a vibrant incarnation of “The Brothers Size,” the second installment in McCraney’s acclaimed...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The title of “Flower Duet,” in its West Coast premiere at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, refers to Leo Delibes’ celebrated “Lakmé” air for soprano and mezzo.
It is being rehearsed by two Vermont-based frenemies, for a mutual...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Fourth of July is upon us (not to mention the last week or so of the World Cup), which means the next few days will likely be filled with hot dogs, beer and illegal fireworks. But that doesn't mean that the artsies aren't doing their thing. We've...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Danielle Brazell, whose job over the past eight years has included regularly prodding City Hall to spend more money and pay more attention to L.A.’s nonprofit arts scene, has been nominated by Mayor Eric Garcetti to take charge of the Department...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
"This is not the city I grew up in," said Alyssa Starr Newerth, director of advancement at Indy Reads Books, a locally owned bookshop. "So much has changed. People love this city so much now — you can feel it."
There is a feeling that Indianapolis...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When Joe Wilder was traveling with a band in 1949 and playing trumpet at a club in Chicago, his solos were disrupted by college kids shouting racial slurs.
In his low-key style, the dapper Wilder put them in their place: "I know you probably don't...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:06 AM
A new pictorial book that showcases the history of Romeoville was the ticket for members of the local historical society to a luncheon over the weekend at the Executive Mansion in Springfield.
The book, assembled by the Romeoville Area Historical...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The Park District of La Grange and the La Grange Business Association have finalized the bands that will perform at this year's Endless Summer festival, including two groups that play music from the 1980s, the organizations said this week.
| May 5, 2014
| 4:31 AM
There are plenty of Americans who purchase a high-mileage vehicle for environmental reasons, and sales of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles surged 84 percent in 2013. But when you start comparing the steady rise in sales of higher-fuel-economy...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Beginning in the fall, every student in Deerfield Public Schools District 109 will have either an iPad or a Chromebook in the classroom.
With its recent approval of a purchase not to exceed $800,000, District 109 school board members made Deerfield a...