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  • 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...
  • A rarity, resurrected: an all-black film from the silent era

    A rarity, resurrected: an all-black film from the silent era
    On May 15, a miraculous survivor of another age visits the Logan Center for the Arts on the University of Chicago campus. The title: "Lime Kiln Club Field Day," is one you probably haven't heard. The event, presented by the university under the name...
  • 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....
  • Michelle Obama, criticized for the sin of being black

    Michelle Obama, criticized for the sin of being black
    Sometimes I think that Rush Limbaugh is the dumbest man in America. This happens whenever I take him at face value and forget that he is basically an entertainer with contempt for his audience. He will tell them anything. Last week, as if to validate my...
  • AVAM's Kinetic Sculpture Race rescheduled for June 14

    AVAM's Kinetic Sculpture Race rescheduled for June 14
    The American Visionary Art Museum's Kinetic Sculpture Race, postponed earlier this month because of unrest in the wake of Freddie Gray's death, has been rescheduled for June 14. The distinctive event features human-powered machines traveling by land and...
  • Community news: Grant gives Hobart seniors pass to Taltree Arboretum

    Hobart seniors get free pass at Taltree Taltree Arboretum and Gardens near Valparaiso will offer free admission to Hobart residents 55 or older from June 1 through July 1, thanks to a grant awarded from the Legacy Foundation-Maria Reiner Fund. "We...
  • City to consider new contractor for Round Building demolition

     City to consider new contractor for Round Building demolition
    Imagine moving into a gleaming, luxurious new house — with a crater on its front yard. That's been the situation since the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts opened in November as Orlando's new premier performance space, with the...
  • Remembering Chris Burden: 'Testing the limits of everything,' friends say

    Remembering Chris Burden: 'Testing the limits of everything,' friends say
    Chris Burden's dear friend, the painter Ed Moses, called Burden "the most magnificent person to ever appear in California as what we call an 'artist.'" On Monday, a day after Burden died in his Topanga Canyon home from cancer, Moses and others who...
  • Affordable education

    The walls at the Boca Raton Museum of Art's school feature work from an artist with autism. In addition, the art school is scheduling summer classes for children, teens and young adults with mild to moderate autism. With the help of longtime patron of...
  • Spotlight on moms who rock: Vonda Shepard

    Spotlight on moms who rock: Vonda Shepard
    When I first heard Vonda Shepard’s rich, soulful voice it was in the late ‘90s on “Ally McBeal.” Her voice filled my entire living room and week after week, I found myself hooked on the show just to see what Shepard would sing...