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  • Fenwick retains bragging rights over OPRF at UIC Pavilion

    Fenwick retains bragging rights over OPRF at UIC Pavilion
    CHICAGO — Long before Friday night's game started, Fenwick athletic director Scott Thies knew it wouldn't be a typical chapter in the annual Oak Park-River Forest rivalry with neighboring Fenwick. For one, the game was played eight miles from...
  • Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?

     Who are Ken and Anne Dias Griffin?
    Anne Dias Griffin, 44: Fluent in French, English and Spanish and conversational in German, she was born in Strasbourg, France, to a Franco-German mother and a Franco-Argentine father and heard three languages at home, according to an essay she wrote for a...
  • 35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives

    35 years later, the Baltimore School for the Arts is still changing lives
    Everybody has heard of the actor Will Smith. Most will know of his wife, the actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Some will know that she was trained at the Baltimore School for the Arts, now celebrating its 35th anniversary. She is but one of many successful...
  • Fifth InVision Photo Festival attracts renowned photographers who explore the world with both sophisticated SLRs and iPhones

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this year's Olympus InVision Photography Festival is a literal library of visual stories — told through powerful and provocative images that speak to everything from capturing personal moments with an...
  • Jeff Koons' Whitney retrospective ending with 36-hour marathon viewing

    Jeff Koons' Whitney retrospective ending with 36-hour marathon viewing
    This is the final weekend for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective,” the controversial exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art that occupies all four floors of exhibition space. It will be the last show prior to the museum’s departure...
  • 80 years of iconic art by famed Pop artist Robert Indiana on view at Allentown Art Museum

    For centuries, artists have incorporated the written word into their art. Robert Indiana, one of the original American Pop artists, made them the focus of his artistic career. Today, Indiana's words are some of the most recognizable in the world. His...
  • Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award

    Mary Weatherford receives Artists' Legacy Foundation Artist Award
    Ojai-born, Los Angeles-based painter Mary Weatherford has won the Artists' Legacy Foundation 2014 Artist Award and will receive a $25,000 cash prize. This is the eighth annual Artist Award given by the foundation, started in 2000 by painter Squeak...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Round-Up: Ancient discoveries, wilderness art and Koons strikes again

    Art Spiegelman comments on Israel, archaeologists unearth a rare tomb in Greece and Jeff Koons is still making everyone crazy. There are all kinds of terrific essays floating around out there on everything from race, the media and wilderness. Saddle up...
  • Yaya DaCosta Joins Jazz Biopic 'Bolden' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Yaya DaCosta, fresh from portraying Whitney Houston, has joined jazz biopic "Bolden" opposite Nelsan Ellis, Ian McShane and Gary Carr ("Downton Abbey"). Buddy Bolden was a New Orleans cornet player who was a key figure in the development of ragtime...
  • Art Everywhere: masterpieces among us

    Art Everywhere: masterpieces among us
    See that billboard up there, just south of the I-595 interchange along I-95? That's Georgia O'Keeffe's "Sky Above Clouds IV." The bus shelter near the corner of Oakland Park Boulevard and State Road 7? It's the stern, pitchfork-wielding farmers of Grant...