| Dec 9, 2010
| 1:30 AM
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
C.S. Lewis began the third book in his Narnia series, ''The Voyage of the Dawn Treader'': ''There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.'' Nothing in the three...
| May 1, 2011
Harry Jackson, an acclaimed Western artist who created the bronze equestrian sculpture of cowboy movie legend John Wayne that was installed in front of what was then the Great Western Savings & Loan office building on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills...
| May 9, 2011
| 9:23 PM
It's too bad more art exhibits don't have live instrumentalists with them. Then two great art forms — visual and music — would come together for an overall inspiring experience.
That's what happened at Sunday's "Music and Art," a chamber...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 10:34 PM
Roy Neuberger, a co-founder of money manager Neuberger Berman who traded stocks until he was 101 and was a collector of such American artists as Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper, has died. He was 107.
He died of natural causes Friday...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:04 PM
One day recently, while Laguna artist Fitz Maurice was in attendance at her weekly church service, she said a vibrant image suddenly appeared to her.
"I could see a bottom of blue and lots of color, but I didn't understand what it was or its...
| Sep 13, 2010
It was at the Musee d'Orsay that a young Faker, fancying herself an erudite Parisian bohemian, perfected the art walk. Head cocked, hands clasped behind her back, she ambled ponderously through the museum's quiet rooms before lingering in front of a moody...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:08 PM
Passport offers admission to three festivals
The city's "big three" art festivals open soon and with a $19 "Passport to the Arts," art lovers can have unlimited access to all three, plus other perks.
Each Passport includes one-time free parking in the...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:05 PM
This year's Chicago Dancing Festival, which finishes up Saturday with a free extravaganza at the Pritzker Pavilion, has been fun, uplifting, broad and deep. Certainly we've seen a lot of new faces, just as the increase in offerings has also attracted...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 3:25 PM
When Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon opened in Annapolis last year, it promised to be the wildest party in town.
In the promo pictures, waitresses wore microscopic tops and jean shorts, holding on to pool cues and flashing come-hither looks....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:58 PM
Time out, time out, we can still do something about this before we get too much further into the season. It’s just been one weekend, so we can stop the madness now. Please, let’s all go back to normal football uniforms before something happens...