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  • In The Arts

    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...
  • Making Chicago's top chef

    Making Chicago's top chef
    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...
  • Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone

    Michael Heizer's calling is set in stone
    In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed. Visitors would be able to walk into the...
  • 'Word Jazz' pioneer Ken Nordine's career gets a closer look at film festival

    'Word Jazz' pioneer Ken Nordine's career gets a closer look at film festival
    Chicago's Oldest Living Hipster lives in Edgewater, on the North Side. He is 92 but looks 83. He lives behind a wrought-iron fence, surrounded on all sides by the drabbest of stone-colored apartment complexes. His home is a small castle, built a...
  • From Sun Magazine: Q&A: BMA director Doreen Bolger

    From Sun Magazine: Q&A: BMA director Doreen Bolger
    A large drawing hangs behind Doreen Bolger's desk, dripping with the words "Forward in all directions." The phrase, drawn with bleach on dark paper by Baltimore artist Colin Benjamin, has become something of a mantra for Bolger, the director of the...
  • Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's

    Free Music Friday! A power-pop jolt from reunited North Carolina band The dB's
    The dB's -- one of the greatest, most-overlooked rock bands of the 1980s -- is back together with its original lineup and a new album of fresh material. For me, this is more exciting than the Beach Boys mending fences with Brian Wilson. The new dB's...
  • Not a five-and-dime operation

    Not a five-and-dime operation
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A French chef selling crepes from a food cart on an Arkansas city street may seem out of place, but business is very good for Crepes Paulette. It's about to get a lot better. The wagon is parked at the head of a scenic path...
  • Counter Intelligence: Red Hill brings a folky modernism to Echo Park

    Counter Intelligence: Red Hill brings a folky modernism to Echo Park
    To understand Red Hill, Jason Michaud and Trevor Rocco's newish place in a converted Chinese bakery just north of Sunset, you could do worse than to look at the bread-and-butter plate, a once-free nicety that has evolved into an item of competition in L....
  • Bartlett offers vitality and livability

    Bartlett offers vitality and livability
    They wrestle. They race. Tails held high, they welcome newcomers to their play group. Charlie, a Rottweiler, and her Weimaraner buddy, Vincent, are in their glory at Riley's Run dog park. Their masters chat for hours before the pooches collapse, ready for...
  • L.A. Art Show is taking a broad view of art

    L.A. Art Show is taking a broad view of art
    Invited to provide a table-setter for the L.A. Art Show, a sprawling and mind-bogglingly diverse annual marketplace and smorgasbord for the eyes, Marilyn Lowey delivered an installation that's cheekily site-specific. Titled "Translating Transitions #4,"...
  • Life as a museum guard: Kimberly Strain of MOCA

     
    Kimberly Strain, 51. Senior security supervisor. At the Museum of Contemporary Art for eight years. Former owner of a private catering company forced out of business in the wake of 9/11....