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  • 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...
  • George Lucas, Mellody Hobson donate $25 million to Maggie Daley after school group

    George Lucas, Mellody Hobson donate $25 million to Maggie Daley after school group
    "Star Wars" creator George Lucas was on hand to Wednesday to announce a $25 million contribution he and wife Mellody Hobson are making to After School Matters, a children’s program originally launched by the late Maggie Daley. The money will mainly...
  • Harris: 3 acclaimed Chicago investors share their wisdom

    Harris: 3 acclaimed Chicago investors share their wisdom
    John Rogers Jr. Richard Driehaus. Ralph Wanger. If you do business in Chicago, their names should be familiar. People have entrusted each of them with billions of dollars. They even might have managed your money without your ever knowing it. (If one...
  • Studio Chiefs Gather at DreamWorks Animation for Obama Speech

    Studio chiefs and Los Angeles officials were gathered Tuesday morning at DreamWorks Animation for President Obama's speech to employees, as well as a meeting with film and TV executives. Based on seating arrangements, those expected at the event...
  • Obama Talks Gun Violence at DreamWorks Animation

    Speaking to several hundred DreamWorks employees on Tuesday, President Obama touted the entertainment industry as a "bright spot" in the American economy, but also said showbiz had a responsibility on such issues as gun violence. "We have got to make...
  • Sighting: Following the Blackhawks' tour de Champagne

    Sighting: Following the Blackhawks' tour de Champagne
    When the competition on the ice ended last week in Boston with the Blackhawks hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy, the competition among Chicago's trendiest hangouts began. American Junkie co-owner Bradley Parker said he texted three Blackhawks players to...
  • Newlyweds George Lucas and Mellody Hobson welcome a baby girl

    Newlyweds George Lucas and Mellody Hobson welcome a baby girl
    Filmmaker George Lucas and his new wife, Mellody Hobson, have welcomed a girl, born Friday. Everest Hobson Lucas is the first biological child for both parties, who married on June 22 at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, the Huffington Post reported....
  • George Lucas Pours $10 Million Into Starbucks

    What does one of the greatest film franchises of all-time have in common with the world's largest coffee shop chain? That would be George Lucas. The "Star Wars" creator invested almost $10 million in Starbucks Corp. this week. According to Bloomberg,...
  • 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas marries Mellody Hobson

     
    After dating since 2006, "Star Wars" creator George Lucas has tied the knot with Mellody Hobson in a ceremony at his Skywalker Ranch....
  • George Lucas marries Mellody Hobson at Skywalker Ranch

    "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas turned Skywalker Ranch in Marin County into a bit of a love fest Saturday evening when he married Mellody Hobson in a ceremony officiated by journalist Bill Moyers. Hobson, 44, was given away by former New Jersey...