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  • REVIEW: 'come, been and gone' at MCA Chicago ★★★

    REVIEW: 'come, been and gone' at MCA Chicago ★★★
    I was whipsawed by "come, been and gone," performed Saturday by the London-based rogue ballet troupe Michael Clark Company in its Chicago debut. A tribute to David Bowie and his collaborators, it runs through Monday at the Museum of Contemporary Art in...
  • Theater just in time for Halloween

    Theater just in time for Halloween
    Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween. A few performances will extend the frights-in-the-spotlights into November, such as: “Séance,” Nov. 1 at Infinite Abyss in Wilton Manors “Phantom...
  • Afraid of new arts center walk? Get over it

    Afraid of new arts center walk? Get over it
    It takes a solid five to 15 minutes to walk to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from some of the closest parking lots and garages. I timed it. That’s longer than the three minutes it takes to walk from the midpoint of the parking...
  • Jill-Weisberg, art specialist/project manager of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project

    Jill-Weisberg, art specialist/project manager of the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project
    Q: You have a job that seems like fun. How did you get there? I saw in the newspaper that the city of Hollywood was going to start doing murals in downtown. So I contacted the CRA, sent a proposal to them and the rest is history. Q: What advice do you...
  • Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize

    Reflecting on Patti Smith, winner of the 2014 Tribune Literary Prize
    It was 1975 and I was a college freshman when Patti Smith's first album, "Horses," arrived in a Milwaukee record store. I didn't know anything about her music, hadn't heard a note. But that album cover was enough to stop traffic. It intrigued, haunted...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • Young tech elite dip their toes in art collecting

    When San Jose, Calif., product manager David Bao first stepped into White Walls gallery, a sort of cultural cavern for contemporary urban art in the heart of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, it was as if he'd entered a wonderland. "It was like...
  • Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme

    Making an art theme park for Jack Black's Festival Supreme
    Somewhere on a side street near the Hawthorne Municipal Airport, artist Steven Hull is furiously at work on an art installation like no other. On one side of the artist's roomy studio, a pack of wood sculptures show human figures astride a team of...
  • A new entrance for Laguna Beach arts festival

    A new entrance for Laguna Beach arts festival
    From afar, the arched entrance to the grounds of the Pageant of the Masters appeared to be a handsome work of carved stone and stucco. But in a brief ceremony this week, the archway was reduced to its basic elements — plywood and foam. It...
  • Weta Workshop: Wellington's Eclectic, Equal-Rights Designers

    Weta Workshop is the oldest of Peter Jackson's five companies, and the hardest to define. And that's the way they like it. Richard Taylor, who runs Weta Workshop with his wife, Tania Rodger, believes in creative diversity. He has won Oscars in three...