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  • Lawsuit filed by family of woman killed by bus

    The family of a woman who was struck and killed by a tour bus in Streeterville earlier this month has filed a wrongful death suit against the bus company, arguing it should not have hired the driver. The driver, David Soto, remains in jail on...
  • Artist gives $5M to School of the Art Institute

    Artist LeRoy Neiman, known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sports events, and his wife are donating $5 million to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for a new student center, the school announced today. Neiman is an alumnus and former...
  • Robert Downey Jr. hosts A Night With Jamie Foxx at Gene Siskel Film Center gala

    Robert Downey Jr. hosts A Night With Jamie Foxx at Gene Siskel Film Center gala
    Few can own a room like Robert Downey Jr., but the never-dull "Iron Man" star opted to concede the spotlight to Jamie Foxx at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago hotel. Well, more like share it. Foxx, who received the Renaissance Award Saturday at the Gene Siskel...
  • About winning story "My Thoughts While Cooling Down on the Hotel Veranda"

    While isolating himself on a Las Vegas veranda during his honeymoon, Edward remembers a summer of his youth spent in California, visiting the grieving family of his deceased pen pal — a boy killed by bees, or perhaps something worse. In...
  • Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass

    Winning idea was written on the back of a hall pass
    At Rattlesnake Middle School in Missoula, Mont., Baird Harper was the cool sixth-grade special education teaching assistant, but he was also thinking, and listening, like a writer. One idea, scribbled on the back of a hall pass six years ago, morphed...
  • Q&A: Jasmin Shokrian on her sophisticated spring collection

     
    L.A. native Jasmin Shokrian launched her eponymous collection in 2002 after earning her degree in film, painting and sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Twelve collections later, she's definitely hit her stride, creating chic,...
  • Art review: Nick Cave at Fowler Museum

     
    I imagine that wearing a dance costume designed and fabricated by Chicago artist Nick Cave would be like transforming oneself from a ragpicker into royalty. You wouldn't leave behind the earthy spirit of making do with whatever you can scavenge,......
  • The Lucky Dragons: Droning, collectively

     
    The Los Angeles band blends performance, music and visual art Near the end of "Live Sprawl," the Lucky Dragons' performance at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA last month, a sly, silly orgiastic scene broke out, like something lifted from Woody......
  • Bravo's 'Work of Art' reality series gets a second season

     
    It's official: There will be a second season to Bravo's reality series "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist." Producers of the series announced Wednesday that they will be holding open casting calls later this month in Los Angeles, Chicago......
  • Doing right by Wright too costly

    Depending on whom you asked in 1952, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Avery Coonley estate in Riverside was an aging landmark or a developer's gold mine. But to Carolyn Howlett and her husband, both driven artists who admired Wright's flair, it looked...
  • A transformation and regeneration

    'Public space is not the right place for objects," said Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa. "That was a tradition from the 19th Century. There are plenty of wonderful examples. Today I think we have to change. It's not possible to continue adding objects....