| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events present the ninth season of the Emmy- and Peabody award-winning “The Met: Live in HD” series in cinemas beginning this Saturday, Oct. 11, with Giuseppe Verdi’s “Macbeth.”
| Jul 4, 2014
As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us about favorite characters from childhood books. Here's what they said....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama wore an outfit from Sophie Theallet's spring 2014 collection when she hosted a passel of kids at the White House on Thursday for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Her ensemble included Theallet's thistle jacquard...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:24 AM
British painter Terry Haggerty is used to having his art looked at and parsed by a diverse audience — his massive mural at AT&T Stadium, home to the Dallas Cowboys, in the week ahead will be viewed by as many people as will see the Van Gogh at New...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Event cinema has come a long way since Bon Jovi broadcast a live gig from London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to 14 cinemas in the U.K. and Germany on Sept. 18, 2002 -- the first of its kind. Today, opera, theater, ballet, classical and contemporary music,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Happier Hour: You'll need a beer and plenty of time to absorb Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," an opportunity that will be provided Thursday night in the NSU Museum of Art's book club. Tartt's sprawling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel concerns Theo Decker,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The Metropolitan Opera rolled out the red carpet on Monday for a contingent of celebrity guests attending the company's opening night festivities. But the media spotlight was dominated instead by a band of protesters who congregated nearby to air their...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Solange Knowles, Beyonce and Jay Z have spoken -- and the essence of what they're saying is: World, you should get over it already, 'cause we have.
It's been days since surveillance video leaked online Monday showing the sisters and Jay Z on May 5...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Hamish Bowles' uniform of suits and ties belies his past penchant for John Galliano men's skirts.
"I was certainly much more adventurous in the way I dressed in the '80s," said Bowles, Vogue international editor at large. "I think the first time...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92.
Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...