| May 12, 2014
| 12:40 PM
For more than 20 years, St. Charles artist Nick Freeman has taken to paint to depict scenes of daily life in the Tri-Cities: grocery shopping at Blue Goose Market, parades in downtown Batavia, dawn at Geneva's Fabyan Windmill and more.
Later this month,...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:49 PM
1. "The Target" by David Baldacci (Grand Central, $28). At the president's request, Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel try to take down a global threat. Last week: 1
2. "Natchez Burning" by Greg Iles (William Morrow, $27.99)....
| Mar 3, 2014
Marcia Gray Martin was a working architect who was an architecture professor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn for 24 years.
However, friends and colleagues say Mrs. Martin, who also wrote a college textbook on drafting architectural plans by hand,...
| Mar 14, 2014
In a way, Siri Hustvedt's latest fictional foray into the New York gallery scene — which was also the setting of her wonderful 2003 novel, "What I Loved" — is as much of a stunt as the conceptual works her raging protagonist, Harriet "Harry"...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Many Highland Park residents might recall noticing a woman walking around with a Rolleiflex camera during the 1950s and 1960s.
Some can even cite memories of this person as their nanny, a role she held for various Highland Park families.
| May 2, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield for the weekend of May 9.
Nine artists, six studios
"The Artists at 3150" can be described as a community of artists working in the same place on various art forms. Beginning at 3 p.m. on May 9, nine...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The making of masks often serves an activity to engage children in Purim, one of the most festive Jewish holidays and one that this year will be observed March 15 and 16.
But "Artists Interpret Purim," a new exhibition at the Arthur M. Feldman Judaica...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Name: Diane L. Nelson
Name of business: Sheridan Road Gallery
Describe what you sell: Original paintings, fine art prints, and commissions on canvas for homes and offices.
What sets you apart from similar businesses? Most fine art galleries...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:21 AM
Maryland visual artists, craft artisans, designers and other creative types who live, work or study in the region will be spotlighted at Sunday's Art Outside.
Festival-goers should expect entertainment, food trucks and other vendors, as well as family-...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:16 AM
The inventively shot and constructed documentary "For No Good Reason" is an absorbing look at the unique, surreal work of British cartoonist Ralph Steadman. Yet the film, directed by Charlie Paul and narrated by — and also co-starring —...