| May 14, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Brigitte Bardot in a bikini on a French Riviera beach in the early 1950s. Quick — name a single photograph in existence that reminds you less of "The Tree of Life," last year's top prize winner at the Cannes Film Festival.
The only movie in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:32 AM
As obvious as this may sound at first, the 28th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which concluded Sunday afternoon and drew an estimated 130,000 attendees and 200 authors to the South Loop on a sweltering, cloudless weekend, was not the kind...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| May 30, 2013
The hardest thing to accept about Lucy Knisley's "Relish: My Life in the Kitchen," the lovely new graphic food memoir from the former Chicago cartoonist, is that Knisley grew up to be a cartoonist at all.
In the early pages, we see an adolescent, big-...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Last year was a volatile one for the inimitable Chicago drummer-bandleader-composer Dana Hall.
With the considerable help of ace arts administrator Kate Dumbleton, Hall had rejuvenated the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, which William Russo had created at...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:01 PM
You know what's annoying?
Experimental short stories.
You know what else is annoying?
Adam Levin. He is 35 and grew up on the North Shore. He is talented and can't do anything half-
way, which makes him frustratingly, endearingly bold, the twin...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Running Oct 7-21 at the AMC River East 21 and environs, the 46th Chicago International Film Festival presented by the nonprofit Cinema/Chicago has announced its first 20 titles, including the winner of this year's Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the.......
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel has an international reputation for its luxurious rooms, but it’s also been drawing in people for a different reason. A …...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Maine Township High School District 207 will likely work with a local real estate agent to sell a home bequeathed to the district for art …...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Throughout his 30-year career, game designer Ron Gilbert has been ahead of the times, behind the times and, perhaps most ......
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Spread throughout the cavernous Los Angeles Convention Center, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) rewards the loud. It's the largest […]...