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  • Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando

    Filmed Verdi's 'Macbeth' shown twice in Orlando
    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.” This year's...
  • Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book characters

    Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book characters
    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....
  • Michelle Obama wears Sophie Theallet to host kids at White House

    Michelle Obama wears Sophie Theallet to host kids at White House
    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...
  • Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum

    Long lines to look forward to at Norton Museum
    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...
  • Live Events Give Cinemas a Boost Worldwide

    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,...
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    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...
  • BOOKS

    BOOKS
    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,...
  • Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests

    Metropolitan Opera opening night greeted with 'Klinghoffer' protests
    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...
  • Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see

    Beyonce, Solange and Jay Z speak: Move along, folks, nothing to see
    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...
  • A life in Vogue: Hamish Bowles

    A life in Vogue: Hamish Bowles
    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...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    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,...