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  • Defaced DuSable statue quickly restored

    Defaced DuSable statue quickly restored
    The city on Monday restored a Magnificent Mile sculpture of a prominent, Haitian-born Chicago settler after discovering last week that a black mask had been painted across the face of the art installation. Andrzej Dajnowski, who owns the Conservation of...
  • Enigma machine from World War II finds unlikely home in Beverly Hills

    Enigma machine from World War II finds unlikely home in Beverly Hills
    In the Oscar-nominated movie "The Imitation Game," a group of young British mathematicians is tasked with cracking the German Engima machine, the cipher device that the Nazis used to encrypt and decrypt war communications. The sophisticated -- for its...
  • Getting Together? Florida Resorts Are Ideal For Family Reunions

    Getting Together? Florida Resorts Are Ideal For Family Reunions
    Planning a family reunion getaway for spring break or summer? The Sunshine State has many resorts that are ideal for family reunions, offering activities for all ages and accommodations with spacious, connecting rooms and suites and condo- or villa-...
  • Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities

     Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities
    Museums throughout the United States are making it easier than ever to learn more about the African-American experience — especially now, in time for February, which is Black History Month. Museums and other organizations have taken the initiative...
  • 'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball

    'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball
    When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush. Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...
  • DuPage Children's Museum won't re-open until April

    DuPage Children's Museum won't re-open until April
    The DuPage Children's Museum likely will remain closed until at least April after a broken water pipe caused extensive damage. The Naperville Sun reports all floors of the three-story museum were flooded when the main water line burst Jan. 8. Museum...
  • Naperville museum to close for 'several weeks' after pipe burst

    Naperville museum to close for 'several weeks' after pipe burst
    The DuPage Children's Museum in Naperville will remain closed for "several weeks" following water damage caused by a burst pipe, officials said Saturday. Employees opening the museum Friday morning found water flowing from out of the front door....
  • Datebook: Brazil artist books, underground photos & Guerrilla Girls

    Datebook: Brazil artist books, underground photos & Guerrilla Girls
    Photographic surveys of underground communities, a Brazilian artist’s books and films, a fictional perfume campaign and an array of naughty erotic drawings. Plus: maps made of wax, art in a pit and a performance by artist-activists the Guerrilla...
  • Block Museum Buddhist art exhibit asks: What's the cost of collecting?

    In the 8th century, an artist in Kashmir created a brass sculpture of Buddha intricately woven with copper and silver. Northwestern University art history professor Robert Linrothe said the piece is one of the finest representations of metalwork art...
  • Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks

    Benedict Arnold Bio, Mah Jongg Guide Among R.J. Julia Talks
    A biography of famous Revolutionary War era traitor Benedict Arnold and a guide for collectors of a Chinese game that has intrigued countless Americans will be discussed by their authors at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Both talks...
  • Bonnet House reopens entrance

    Bonnet House reopens entrance
    More than 100 people celebrated the reopening of the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens' south entrance at the recent Roaring Twenties Soiree. The event featured ragtime jazz music, attendees in flapper girl attire and period costume, non-alcoholic...