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  • Obama library could boost Southland tourism

    Obama library could boost Southland tourism
    The future presence of Barack Obama's presidential library on Chicago's South Side is expected to boost tourism even in the suburbs, officials said. The library is to be built at either Washington Park or Jackson Park, the Barack Obama Foundation...
  • Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished

    Frank Gehry on Chris Burden: 'gift of the gods,' plus art left unfinished
    Frank Gehry didn't know artist Chris Burden was sick. The two old friends were working on separate parts of Parc des Ateliers, a project in Arles, France, commissioned by Maja Hoffmann, an heir to pharmaceutical giant F. Hoffmann-La Roche and one of the...
  • Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88

    Pioneering L.A. performance artist Rachel Rosenthal dies at 88
    Pioneering performance artist Rachel Rosenthal wasn’t out to simply shock audiences, though her performances were filled with arresting moments. She had hot wax poured over her shaved head, buried herself in artificial snow, read alternately...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: Record sale a defeat for Picasso and art lovers

    Leonid Bershidsky: Record sale a defeat for Picasso and art lovers
    I feel sorry for "Les Femmes d'Alger (Version O)," the painting by Pablo Picasso that just sold for $179.4 million. Now that it is in the possession of an anonymous collector, it is less likely than ever to be reunited with its 14 sisters in the "Women of...
  • Lively Arts: Prepare for picnics and performances in the parks

    Lively Arts: Prepare for picnics and performances in the parks
    Get out the big blankets and folding chairs and plan a picnic: Bowie's parks will soon be the venues for free weekend outdoor concerts. It kicks off Memorial Day weekend at Allen Pond Park with the city's Sunday Sunset Concert series. Concerts are...
  • Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy

    Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy
    During a night that included nearly three hours of debate, Arlington Heights trustees said at a recent meeting they were pleased with changes at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and recommended another subsidy for the financially troubled theater....
  • Manchester's Art in the Park Show On Sunday Starts With A Fresh Canvas

    Manchester's Art in the Park Show On Sunday Starts With A Fresh Canvas
    Organizers of this year's Art in the Park promise this year's event will have new ideas and energy. After more than 40 years of organizing the annual art show at Manchester's Center Memorial Park, the Manchester Art Association has passed on the...
  • Pixar artist Sanjay Patel gets personal with 'Sanjay's Super Team'

    Pixar artist Sanjay Patel gets personal with 'Sanjay's Super Team'
    Growing up in San Bernardino in the 1980s a child of immigrants from Gujarat, India, Pixar Animation Studios artist Sanjay Patel straddled two worlds. Like many American kids of the era, he played with Transformers, watched Looney Toons cartoons and...
  • See artists in action in Easton

    More than three dozen artists will display and demonstrate their work in galleries, studios, museums and stores in Easton at the Arts Community of Easton's 17th annual Arts Tour Saturday and Sunday. Check out work in film, cartooning, fabric art,...
  • 10 key works from the $400 million donation to the Art Institute

    10 key works from the $400 million donation to the Art Institute
    Amid the excitement over the news Tuesday that the Art Institute of Chicago will receive its largest-ever art gift, $400 million worth of postwar works donated by Chicago philanthropists Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, the art itself may have taken a back...
  • Lively Arts: Savor Bowie offers food, wine, music and a chance to give

    Lively Arts: Savor Bowie offers food, wine, music and a chance to give
    Concerts for Causes Inc. will present the Savor Bowie food, wine and music festival from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Bowie Town Center, 15606 Emerald Way. The fun is guilt-free, as proceeds help fund music programs for youth. Visitors can enjoy...