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  • Arts briefs

    JCC's Children's Theatre Production Company to present 'The Wizard of Oz' The Jewish Community Center's new Children's Theatre Production Company will perform "The Wizard of Oz" at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, at 506 Gwynnbrook Ave. in...
  • Datebook: Dirigibles, comic book noir and photos of the American West

    Datebook: Dirigibles, comic book noir and photos of the American West
    A sculpture that floats. Paintings that take a sculptural turn. Iconic imagery of the American West. Plus: a panel about black conceptualism, a show that touches on the Mexican Revolution, and lots of evil eye. Here’s what we have in our Datebook:...
  • Two from Naperville named Presidential Scholars

    Two Naperville residents are only students from Illinois recognized this year as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Siqi Liu of Naperville Central High School and Joseph A Popelka of Benet Academy in Lisle are among the 141 high school seniors honored by the...
  • Maxine Graber, co-founder of Atlantic Classical Orchestra, dies at 93

    "All we need is music, sweet music/and there'll be music everywhere. "There'll be laughing, singing and music swinging, and dancing in the street." "Dancing in the Street," Marvin Gaye/William Stevenson/Ivy Jo Hunter Everyone who sang "Dancing in...
  • Femininity in Kevlar: Nao Bustamante's women of the Mexican Revolution

    Femininity in Kevlar: Nao Bustamante's women of the Mexican Revolution
    On the surface, the lemon-colored outfit that resides on a mannequin in artist Nao Bustamante's studio is the very picture of femininity: a late-Edwardian ensemble, it consists of a floor-length skirt and a fitted jacket with dainty puff sleeves. It is...
  • David Haxton's continuing exploration of light

    David Haxton's continuing exploration of light
    Photographer David Haxton is fascinated by light. Since the late 1960s, he has been playing with its ability to define space and color. A rich group of works from the 1970s to the 2000s at Gavlak suggests that when it comes to making a photograph, light...
  • Obama library could boost Southland tourism

    Obama library could boost Southland tourism
    The future presence of Barack Obama's presidential library on Chicago's South Side is expected to boost tourism even in the suburbs, officials said. The library is to be built at either Washington Park or Jackson Park, the Barack Obama Foundation...
  • Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished

    Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished
    Frank Gehry didn't know artist Chris Burden was sick. The two old friends were working on separate parts of Parc des Ateliers, a project in Arles, France, commissioned by Maja Hoffmann, an heir to pharmaceutical giant F. Hoffmann-La Roche and one of the...
  • Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88

    Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88
    Pioneering performance artist Rachel Rosenthal wasn’t out to simply shock audiences, though her performances were filled with arresting moments. She had hot wax poured over her shaved head, buried herself in artificial snow, read alternately...
  • Team behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors

    Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in nearly four decades. The John F....
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Record sale a defeat for Picasso and art lovers

    Leonid Bershidsky: Record sale a defeat for Picasso and art lovers
    I feel sorry for "Les Femmes d'Alger (Version O)," the painting by Pablo Picasso that just sold for $179.4 million. Now that it is in the possession of an anonymous collector, it is less likely than ever to be reunited with its 14 sisters in the "Women of...