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  • Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots

    Museums for 2015: From Vikings to jazz, mammoths to robots
    Winter is, or ought to be, museum season. Outdoor activities do not beckon, or ought not to, especially here in the flatland. And everyone in the house is, or ought to be, stir-crazy. Our area's museums have responded by planning shows on subjects ranging from animal sex to jazz to robots. They've also responded by, in several cases, adding more free-admission days for Illinois residents. You can find those details on their websites. Meanwhile, here are some of the events to anticipate in the region's institutions of collection and presentation:
  • 'David Bowie Is' sets MCA attendance record

    'David Bowie Is' sets MCA attendance record
    Perhaps it was the fashion. ¬†Perhaps the fame. Or perhaps that lipstick-blotted tissue and tawdry coke spoon? Whatever it was: “David Bowie Is,” the blockbuster exhibition of the pop star’s legacy and accouterments, was a record-...

    Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: Stretching notions of puppetry

     Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: Stretching notions of puppetry
    Puppets have been around for centuries. But Blair Thomas, the artistic director of the brand-new Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, points out the term "puppeteer" only came into existence about 100 years ago, when Ellen Van Volkenburg of...

    Neil Gaiman on his love for David Bowie

    Neil Gaiman on his love for David Bowie
    Everyone geeks out over someone, particularly those whom others geek out over. John Lennon, introduced to Jerry Lee Lewis, fell to the ground and kissed the Killer's shoes. Even Charles Dickens wrote fan letters to George Eliot so barely contained...

    Ten reasons to get excited about the winter art season

    Ten reasons to get excited about the winter art season
    I love the snow, but maybe you don't. Maybe you'd rather be indoors looking at art in rooms with sophisticated humidity and temperature control than out enjoying the formal and experiential brilliance of a radically transformed landscape. If so, here...