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  • Lytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley...
  • Patricia Barber celebrates Contempo anniversary

    Patricia Barber celebrates Contempo anniversary
    Ten years ago, the University of Chicago's Contemporary Chamber Players took on a sleek new name – Contempo – and for the first time in its 40-year history presented jazz on an even footing with classical music. The inimitable Chicago...
  • Power of Women: New York Continues to Incubate Trailblazing Women of Entertainment

    When you think of the brilliant, bad-ass women in entertainment and media in New York, it's hard to know where their quirky genius begins and the city ends. From Clare Boothe Luce to Helen Gurley Brown, from Gloria Steinem to Barbara Walters, Gilda Radner...
  • Power of Women NY Honoree: Idina Menzel

    Summer camp was always a magical time for future Broadway star Idina Menzel. "I loved being able to reinvent myself during the summer, and not be judged by the same group of kids I saw in school," she says. So when she grew up and found success as an...
  • Burb's Eye View: Phone-booth project calls out domestic abuse

    Burb's Eye View: Phone-booth project calls out domestic abuse
    The four phone booths inside the Burbank Town Center Mall may have looked at home there 20 or 30 years ago. Not Monday. A man walked past them, stopping his stride to consider for a moment what he’d just seen. Yes, there are four phone booths in...
  • Smart or selling out? What Opening Ceremony's growth might look like

    Smart or selling out? What Opening Ceremony's growth might look like
    Could an Opening Ceremony store be coming to every city in the land? Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, founders of the influential retailer and its eponymous private label, announced plans on Tuesday to accelerate growth after scoring a minority investment...
  • Daniel Loeb keeps up pressure on Sotheby's

    Daniel Loeb keeps up pressure on Sotheby's
    Daniel Loeb, the lightening-rod hedge-fund manager, continued his assault on Sotheby's this week with a letter to the art auction house's shareholders asking them to vote for a new slate of board members that would include Loeb himself. In the letter,...
  • Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

    Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City
    Fans and family paid their respects to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature. Hundreds thronged outside Mexico City's Palace of...
  • Towson-area artisans to display their creations at Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

    Devin Mack was in a figurative drawing class at Ithaca College more than a decade ago when his professor handed him a roll of wire and said, "Here, make a figurative drawing out of this." Mack, who was studying cinema and photography at the school, made...
  • Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Aqua fitness classes, includes fitness activities and social fun for adults and children. Heated pool; facility accommodates special needs, Tuesday-Friday, 10-10:45 a.m.; The John H. Denson Pool, 225 NW 12th Ave., Boynton Beach. Walk-in, $3....
  • Tribune's Strazzante named top Illinois press photographer

    Tribune's Strazzante named top Illinois press photographer
    For an unprecedented 11th time, Chicago Tribune photographer Scott Strazzante has been named Photographer of the Year by the Illinois Press Photographers Association. In awards announced over the weekend, Strazzante received the top honor for the second...