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  • 'Star Wars' museum here? Yes. In Grant Park? No.

    'Star Wars' museum here? Yes. In Grant Park? No.
    Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to establish a world-class museum to house his art and movie memorabilia. Chicago, happily, is in the running for it. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday appointed a task force of community leaders to identify potential sites, and instructed its members to offer recommendations within a month.
  • City to take public's ideas on possible sites for Lucas museum

    City to take public's ideas on possible sites for Lucas museum
    The city of Chicago has created a webpage where residents can submit ideas and recommend sites for filmmaker George Lucas' cultural arts museum, which will house a trove of the Star Wars creator's artwork and movie memorabilia. The comment submission...

    Mayor forms task force to study locations for Lucas museum

    Mayor forms task force to study locations for Lucas museum
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed 12 people Thursday to a new city task force that will recommend a potential site in Chicago for filmmaker George Lucas’ collection of art and movie memorabilia.   The site selected by Emanuel will then compete against at...

    N.Y. Fashion Week: Rodarte's celestial season with 'Star Wars'

    N.Y. Fashion Week: Rodarte's celestial season with 'Star Wars'
    NEW YORK -- The fashion force was with Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy on Tuesday when they presented the strongest collection of their career, capped off by five stunning finale gowns incorporating classic artwork from the "Star Wars" films....

    George Lucas, wife give $25 million for Chicago kids' art center

    George Lucas and his wife, Chicago investment fund chief Mellody Hobson, are giving $25 million to build a deluxe arts center for a private grade school and high school on the University of Chicago’s campus -- to be named for Gordon Parks, the...