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  • Expo Chicago offers diverse opportunities for aspiring art collectors

    Expo Chicago offers diverse opportunities for aspiring art collectors
    At their worst, art fairs appear as little more than consumer-driven, see-and-be-seen, hypermarketed affairs catering to rich people. To anyone not entrenched in that scene — dealer or adviser, artist or collector, curator or critic — they can...
  • David Bowie exhibition lands in Chicago for only U.S. visit

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - David Bowie has been best-known throughout his five-decade career as a prolific musician and songwriter, with hits like "Changes" and "Space Oddity" in constant radio circulation. But he is also an actor...
  • Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss

     Fall art preview: 11 shows not to miss
    What to see this fall? Play it close to home with shows about Chicago, motherhood, composting, American history, demons and failure, or go far out and explore the entire galaxy. Here's how: "The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle": Contrary to...
  • Concert review: eighth blackbird at the MCA

    Concert review: eighth blackbird at the MCA
    The Italian form of theater known as Commedia dell'arte long has influenced visual artists and composers, and Friday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art the sextet known as eighth blackbird presented a new "musical fantasy" that again looked back to...
  • 'David Bowie Is' tickets on sale Thursday

    'David Bowie Is' tickets on sale Thursday
    As far as we know David Bowie is still not coming to Chicago anytime soon. But tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art's "David Bowie Is" exhibit go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, and the MCA is so geared up for this show -- ah, wham bam thank you ma'am --...
  • Wilton Schiller, Writer, Producer for 'Lassie,' 'The Fugitive,' Dies at 95

    Wilton Schiller, a writer and producer with a 50-year career that took him from the Golden Age of television to series such as "Lassie," "Dragnet" and "The Fugitive" to "The Six Million Dollar Man," died July 27 at home in Studio City, Calif. He was 95....
  • Where the boys were: Iconic Beastie Boys photography

    Where the boys were: Iconic Beastie Boys photography
    Sunny Bak has a mountain of negatives from photo shoots she did over the years with her friends, the Beastie Boys, from concert scenes to moody studio portraits and outtakes from an iconic pose of the trio on the site of the old New York World’s...
  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Dance for fall 2014: 'Swan Lake' and Beijing Dance Theater

    Dance for fall 2014: 'Swan Lake' and Beijing Dance Theater
    Some of the classical dance this fall has been bent, folded or mutilated — in the best possible way, of course. It's set to indie rock, transformed into a ballet within a ballet, dedicated to the philosophical significance of the growth and death of...
  • Simon Starling brings his elegant alchemy to the MCA and Arts Club

    Simon Starling brings his elegant alchemy to the MCA and Arts Club
    The atrium of the Museum of Contemporary Art currently contains a challenge rare in art but common in engineering. It asks the viewer to trust the structural integrity of an alarming and absurd situation: a car is parked high up on the wall, with plenty...
  • Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Tuesdays on the Terrace Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-397-4034 Soak up the last days of summer on the museum's terrace listening to jazz musicians with a buffet from Puck's Cafe. Using locally grown ingredients from the...