| Dec 4, 2011
The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 7:52 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Common spent so much of his career proffering earnest tales of self-empowerment and moral struggle that his 2008 album, “Universal Mind Control,” came as a shock to his followers. Brimming with lackluster club-oriented...
| Dec 19, 2011
Common seems to have reached that sweet spot in a rap career where he can get away with a “man of many faces” act on a record and it not ring hollow. I mean, you know an album is going to be an interesting one when one of the first things...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 10:43 PM
Here's a look at February's TV premieres, including new and returning series, speicals and movies. If you notice I've missed something, leave me a message in the comments. I'll continue to add to the list
Thursday, Feb. 2
7 | "Love Etc.," OWN...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Maya Angelou has canceled an appearance here in North Texas because of an illness. A spokeswoman for Texas Women's University says they do not have any details on her illness. The 83-year-old poet was planned to speak tomorrow on campus. The school...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Today's Birthday (07/26/11). Change brings luck this year, despite any initial discomfort. You reaffirm a distant connection that proves mutually profitable. Loved ones and your own common sense get you through any trials, a little older and wiser....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Keep an eye out this Sunday for a copy of the Mash along with your Sunday Tribune.
The Mash is Chicago Tribune’s weekly teen newspaper written by teens, for teens. We’re the voice of youth in the Chicago area, a place where teens can openly...
| Oct 13, 2011
Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93.
For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 8:52 AM
A good anthology is like a dartboard in a crowded bar on a Saturday night. Everybody lines up to take their best shot. Everybody wants the chance to squint, aim and let fly.
The more august and monumental and definitive-seeming the anthology —...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Were fans to get invited to their favorite TV designers' homes and be met with magazines piled on rickety tables, peeling paint, stained sofas and bare walls, it would be disappointing and somehow mark them as fraudulent.
So it's reassuring that Nate...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 9:46 AM
As revered poet Maya Angelou once wrote, when "someone tells you who they are -- believe them."
That was truly the case for one Long Island man who was sporting a t-shirt proclaiming "I'm a drunk" when he crashed his vehicle with a Suffolk County...