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  • Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air

    Artists finding inspiration in China's bad air
    Photographer Wu Di's studio, tucked away in a dusty corner of northeast Beijing, isn't easy to find, but the mannequin out front wearing a military-style gas mask and a Roots sweatshirt is a sign you're in the right place. Inside, Wu showed off some...
  • An auction house does clumsy art-shtick

    An auction house does clumsy art-shtick
    Odds are you won’t be bidding at Christie’s special contemporary art auction Monday night in New York. With estimates running as high as $12 million for a 1985 multiple of a Jeff Koons aqualung cast in bronze, which would helpfully drag...
  • Subtle play

    With Bob Jones North-South vulnerable. East deals. NORTH S-10 3 H-A 10 7 4 D-Q 7 5 4 C-A 8 3 WEST EAST S-Q J 7 S-A K 9 5 H-Q 9 8 H-2 D-8 6 D-K 9 3 C-Q 10 9 7 6 C-K J 5 4 2 SOUTH S-8 6 4 2 H-K J 6 5 3 D-A J 10 2 C-Void The bidding: EAST...
  • Oak Park questions auction held during discussion on energy plan

    Oak Park questions auction held during discussion on energy plan
    The Village of Oak Park is reviewing its contract with an energy consultant after a glitch in an online auction occurred during the process in which the Village Board made an unpopular decision to purchase fossil fuel-based energy over green energy....
  • Norris center exhibit to showcase St. Charles artist's work

    Norris center exhibit to showcase St. Charles artist's work
    For more than 20 years, St. Charles artist Nick Freeman has taken to paint to depict scenes of daily life in the Tri-Cities: grocery shopping at Blue Goose Market, parades in downtown Batavia, dawn at Geneva's Fabyan Windmill and more. Later this month,...
  • George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction

    George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction
    A downstate Illinois man who was with the late Beatle George Harrison in 1963 when the music great bought an electric guitar at an Illinois music store was shocked to find out that the instrument fetched $657,000 at auction Saturday. "$657,000? Oh boy,...
  • City police promise dirt bike crackdown

    City police promise dirt bike crackdown
    Baltimore police say they plan to crack down on the city's notorious dirt bike riders, pledging to infiltrate the groups using social media and undercover officers in an effort to disrupt the packs of riders. Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said...
  • Rare collection of Ventura County's cult winery Sine Qua Non wines goes to auction

    Rare collection of Ventura County's cult winery Sine Qua Non wines goes to auction
    Internet auctioneer WineBid.com is offering a rare collection of older vintages of Sine Qua Non wines on auction this week in several lots. The wines are highly allocated and highly sought after. Every release has a different name and a different label...
  • Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens

    Guilford centennial celebration to end with benefit gala for Sherwood Gardens
    "This started a year ago," Ann Giroux said, surrounded by gift bags and silent auction items in her Greenway mansion with its tulip-lined walkway overlooking Sherwood Gardens. Giroux was referring to the planning for the Champagne and Tulips Gala on...
  • Gay and Lesbian bachelor and bachelorette auction in Wilton Manors

    Gay and Lesbian bachelor and bachelorette auction in Wilton Manors
    At this Thursday’s (May 8) version of Red Hot & In Style, unlike the fundraiser of the same name and by the same organization held in January, the local bachelors and bachelorettes volunteering for the auction will be gay and lesbian. Staged at...
  • House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal

    House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal
    Congressional lawmakers said Monday they would review AT&T Corp.'s planned purchase of DirecTV Group Inc., with a House committee already promising a hearing "to ensure that consumers’ interests are protected in an increasingly consolidated...