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  • Institute for Art and Olfaction elevates the scents

    Institute for Art and Olfaction elevates the scents
    An artful take on Caprese salad — half circles of heirloom tomato, watermelon triangles and mozzarella orbs decorated with violets, caviar-like beads of balsamic vinegar and walnut-pesto dressing — is punctuated by a bright lemon grass aroma...
  • How to be bold: Nick Cave's secrets

    How to be bold: Nick Cave's secrets
    The day outside of Nick Cave's home in the South Loop was so forlorn you felt sorry for it. The sky was the color of mop water; the parking lot across the street — large, empty and evocative of nothing so much as nowhere — was especially drab....
  • Chicagoan of the Year in Arts: Maria Gaspar

    Chicagoan of the Year in Arts: Maria Gaspar
    Artist Maria Gaspar grew up in Little Village, a Mexican-American neighborhood on Chicago's West Side. La Villita is home to El Milagro Tortilleria, a spectacular Mexican Independence Day Parade and the Cook County Jail, one of the largest lockups in...
  • Farmington Receives $40K State Arts In Education Grant

    FARMINGTON — The school system has received a $39,287 state grant to pay for an interactive art program. Out of 82 schools and school districts that applied, eight schools — including Farmington — received grants totaling $239,962. Gov....
  • Chicagoan of the Year in Museums: Michael Darling

    Chicagoan of the Year in Museums: Michael Darling
    It wasn't immediately obvious that a rock-star retrospective would work at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art. Aren't there music museums in Cleveland and Seattle for that kind of thing? But to Michael Darling, the MCA's James W. Alsdorf Chief...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
  • Year in Review: The O.C. arts community weighs in

    Year in Review: The O.C. arts community weighs in
    2014 will end in less than a week, and already the year-end lists have started to roll out. As the new year approaches, we asked some of the movers and shakers in the local arts community to name the highlights — and low lights — of the past...
  • Rival warned that contractor wasn't qualified to tear down Round Building

    Rival warned that contractor wasn't qualified to tear down Round Building
    Before the contract was issued to demolish the Round Building next to the new performing arts center, Orlando officials were warned that the winning bidder didn't have the experience needed to do the job, city records show. City officials disagreed and...
  • '4/3rds' on exhibit at Delray Beach Public Library

    '4/3rds' on exhibit at Delray Beach Public Library
    A new mixed media exhibit is on display through Jan. 23 at the Delray Beach Public Library's Second Floor Gallery. Titled "4/3rds," the show includes works by four local artists - watercolorist Candy Dennis; letter press artist John Cutrone, director of...
  • Film Review: 'Inside the Mind of Leonardo in 3D'

    Does Leonardo da Vinci need 3D? Maybe if he were the nimble-footed centerpiece of a videogame like "Assassin's Creed," but certainly not as conceived in Julian Jones' unnecessary "Inside the Mind of Leonardo in 3D." Restricting all dialogue to Leonardo'...
  • When it comes to villainy, Waltz is always pitch perfect

    "The most cruel dictators are usually, in private, quite charming people," purrs Christoph Waltz in that gloriously precise, Oscar-winning Austrian accent. Not that he'd know. He's not met any, or played a dictator in a movie yet. But give him time. In...