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  • Chrysler showcases treasures at Willoughby-Baylor House

    Chrysler showcases treasures at Willoughby-Baylor House
    Inside the late-1700s rooms of Norfolk's historic Willoughby-Baylor House, curator Alex Mann of the Chrysler Museum of Art is carrying out an experiment in perception that's well worth seeing. Instead of simply packing up all the works in the museum's...
  • Phil Vettel: Two stars for Embeya; One for Jellyfish

    Phil Vettel: Two stars for Embeya; One for Jellyfish
    Two Asian restaurants with impressive credentials opened exactly one day apart: Embeya, a West Loop Vietnamese restaurant made its debut Sept. 11; and Jellyfish, a Gold Coast pan-Asian opened on the 12th. They're ideal for their neighborhoods; Embeya...
  • 'La Boheme' star Ana Maria Martinez is no diva offstage

    'La Boheme' star Ana Maria Martinez is no diva offstage
    The saga of how Ana Maria Martinez resolved her career conflicts, shed her inhibitions and wound up as one of the most sought-after operatic artists of her generation might make an interesting little made-for-TV drama. The Puerto Rico-born soprano...
  • Jazz 'Messiah' swings back to town

    Jazz 'Messiah' swings back to town
    More than a decade ago, vocalist Rodrick Dixon traveled to Lincoln Center in New York to sing a piece of music he couldn't get out of his head. He then decided he had to persuade someone to stage it in Chicago. This weekend, "Too Hot to Handel: The...
  • Peninsula Glass Guild mounts annual show in Hampton

    Peninsula Glass Guild mounts annual show in Hampton
    Few people imagined where it all might lead when the newly organized Peninsula Glass Guild staged its first juried exhibition at the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton 25 years ago. Little distinguished the creations of these mostly home-grown and...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners

    Best 2012 art shows: Hampton Roads had some stunners
    Five is far too small a number to encompass all the visual arts shows that stood out from the crowd in what was a remarkably good year in Hampton Roads and Southeast Virginia. But here's my annual list of exhibits that were so distinguished and...
  • Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five

    Redmoon harvest: A Harvard fellowship is letting a local theater artist take five
    As you read this, Jim Lasko and his family, which includes his wife, two children and a dog named Beckett, are in a car heading east. Or they might have already arrived and are now unpacking boxes of clothes and all the other things that will fill their...
  • Music + Movement Festival to bow at city's stages

    Music + Movement Festival to bow at city's stages
    A new festival celebrating music and dance will launch Feb. 28 under the auspices of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and run into June in venues downtown and across the city. The Music + Movement Festival will present 11 Chicago dance...
  • Muti to salute Verdi and Schubert for upcoming Chicago Symphony Orchestra season

    Muti to salute Verdi and Schubert for upcoming Chicago Symphony Orchestra season
    With the Chicago Symphony Orchestra heading home later this week from its tour of the Far East, the CSO Association is wasting no time releasing the programs and artists to be presented during the fall season at Symphony Center. The orchestra's 2013-...
  • Mix history, art in Palm Beach at the Flagler Museum

    Mix history, art in Palm Beach at the Flagler Museum
    If ever a room was aptly named, it's the Grand Hall of the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum in Palm Beach. The 5,000 square-foot reception hall is adorned with almost every conceivable trapping of Gilded Age splendor: A bust of Caesar Augustus atop a...