| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:40 PM
My campaign to have readers help me prepare a new Lehigh County seal was only moderately successful, but I did get a few artists' renderings and some good suggestions about which qualities of 2015 Lehigh County deserve to be represented.
| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Before there was "Urban Light," there was "Space Sculpture."
Erected as a dramatic plaza centerpiece when the Los Angeles County Museum of Art first opened on Wilshire Boulevard 50 years ago, "Space Sculpture" stumbled through a less-than-splendid...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:29 AM
A year ago, the "Woman in Gold" filmmakers were anxious and rushed. They were in pre-production for the new movie about the Nazis looting Gustav Klimt's glittering "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I" from a Jewish family's home, but they lacked permission...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 11:42 PM
Four modern plays will join the musical "Spamalot" in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2015-16 season.
The season's two Shakespeare productions will be "The Tempest," the story of man and his daughter left stranded on a mystical island, and "Pericles,"...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:57 AM
On the day of the announcement, as I watched the news of the Apple Watch scroll through my digital feeds, I experienced a mixture of amazement and horror.
From what I could gather, the Apple Watch promises greater and greater connection —...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 10:26 PM
Jazz, theater, baseball, well-cooked food, great writing, red wine: Ron Georgeff embraced them all the way he embraced life, with gusto, good taste and sensitivity — and an eye for a bargain.
He made friends and kept them for life, and...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:30 PM
Mariah Robertson is one of photography's exciting new essentialists. She pares down the medium to a few of its most basic ingredients: light, chemicals and a light-sensitive surface.
Nevermind a lens. Nevermind a subject plucked from the visible world....
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:24 AM
Rufus Reid will be making a stop in Illinois once again, which is where he began his tremendous and varied career.
Chicago is a familiar place to him, and he's excited to be returning to where it all began. He has been chosen for the 38th Annual Guest...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Foie gras and pop tarts go together like peanut butter and jelly. If you're skeptical, just ask Los Angeles pastry chef and baker Rose Lawrence. She's the woman behind the crave-able creations from Red Bread, and she made foie gras strawberry pop tarts...
| Feb 26, 2015
New rotating chef restaurant Intro begins with California chef CJ Jacobson.
2300 N. Lincoln Park West 773-868-0002
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
For a lot of restaurants in Chicago, the first year in business looks a...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:18 AM
STORRS (AP) - The University of Connecticut already bills itself as the basketball capital of the world, with 13 NCAA championships including both the men's and women's titles in 2014.
Now the school is laying claim to being, at least temporarily, the...