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  • Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune

    Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune
    Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...
  • 'Art and Craft': The life and times of Mark Landis, devoted art imitator

    'Art and Craft': The life and times of Mark Landis, devoted art imitator
    On the surface, Mark Landis might not seem like the sort of person who would make for cinematic gold. The man is pushing 60. He is slight and pale, with a bald pate and prominent ears. He shuffles more than he walks and talks in a high-pitched whisper...
  • FWD Theatre Project showcases new musical theater works

    FWD Theatre Project showcases new musical theater works
    Chicago's theater scene is known for its groundbreaking plays and experimental comedy, but when it comes to original musical works, local actress, director and choreographer Amber Mak felt there was something missing. "We have a thriving musical theater...
  • Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event

    Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event
    Less than a week after the publication of Marja Mills' memoir, “The Mockingbird Next Door,” her story of befriending the famously reclusive 88-year-old author Harper Lee, the book remains embroiled in controversy. On July 14, the day...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: Five of his most memorable movie roles

    With his death at age 93 on Sunday, Mickey Rooney leaves a show-business legacy spanning eight decades and including more than 200 film credits -- not to mention his many appearances on television and the stage. Here are five movie roles demonstrating...
  • Thursday mash-up: Burton, Taylor, Loren, Day ... and the scandalous June Allyson?

    "I DON'T think much about myself as a beauty. Bosom too big, arms too big, short legs, nose a bit crooked, double chin, big hands, big feet. My best features are my gray hairs. I've named them all Burton." So wrote Elizabeth Taylor in her careful,...
  • Eva Marie Saint: Not so saintly in 'North by Northwest'

    "I TIPPED the steward five dollars to seat you here if you came in." "Is that a proposition?" "I never discuss love on an empty stomach." "You've already eaten." "But you haven't." That was just a bit of the double-entendre-loaded exchanges between...
  • 'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss has died at 71

    'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss has died at 71
    Author Joe McGinninss, political chronicler, novelist, and sometime muckraker has died, the Associated Press reports. He was 71 and had prostate cancer. Best known in recent years for moving next door to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in Wasilla in...
  • Dan Jenkins' great new book, 'His Ownself'

    "THEY WENT to Elaine's every night, then they came home and went to Europe!" This is young Danny Jenkins explaining to a pal what it was like for him, his brother and sister to be raised in New York City with famed sportswriter dad, Dan Jenkins and...
  • Carver senior wins national art award

    Carver senior wins national art award
    Like many artists before her, Lisa Su has found inspiration from the intricate patterns and textures found in nature: the red seeds from the inside of a pomegranate, barnacles adhering to a rock. Yet the materials she uses are not beautiful or intricate....
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...