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  • Oscar night glamour, right here in Chicago

    Oscar night glamour, right here in Chicago
    The photographers were in place, the red-carpet guests were arriving and the cameras were rolling for Chicago's only Oscar party officially sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last Sunday. Oscar Night America, hosted by the...
  • April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012

    April 17: Midday Fix - School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012
    78th Annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fashion Show School of the Art Institute of Chicago FASHION 2012 Thursday, April 19 Millennium Park General Admission Runway shows at Noon and 3:00 p.m. - tickets, $75 The WALK, annual benefit and...
  • Cannes Film Festival preview: Time to get off the beach

    Cannes Film Festival preview: Time to get off the beach
    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...
  • Sarah Silverman joins TBS Just For Laughs festival line-up

    Sarah Silverman joins TBS Just For Laughs festival line-up
    TBS and Just For Laughs have added comic Sarah Silverman to the Chicago festival line-up in June, along with dozens of other newly announced shows. Silverman will host two shows at The Chicago Theatre on June 16, presenting some of her favorite comedians...
  • Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling

    Lit Fest holds on to that printed feeling
    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...
  • County Digest

    Lights parade The annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in Annapolis. Event takes place rain or shine and concludes with a fireworks display. Among the entries this year are "Chesapeake Reindeer,"...
  • The art of inspiration

    The art of inspiration
    Inspiration is a fragile thing — an infant's frank gaze, a thought-provoking conversation, the last book you read. We spoke to three women in the world of fine arts about what moves them to create. Claire Sherman: It's all in the experiment...
  • Henry T. Hopkins dies at 81; painter and museum director had formative role in L.A. art scene

    Henry T. Hopkins dies at 81; painter and museum director had formative role in L.A. art scene
    Henry T. Hopkins, a distinguished museum director and educator who played a leading role in establishing Los Angeles' art scene, has died. He was 81. He had suffered from a brain tumor for about eight months and died Sunday morning at Belmont Village,...
  • Jeff Koons' Manhattan home is mixture of beautiful and mundane

    In 1975, long before he became a household name, Jeff Koons spent a year in Chicago as a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a studio assistant to Ed Paschke. "I believe it's really important that you're able, in art, to...
  • Writers share their experiences with middle age, death, marriage and families

    The Oldest We've Ever Been: Seven True Stories of Midlife Transitions Edited by Maud Lavin University of Arizona Press, 208 pages, $15.95 paper A middle-age optimist sees the value of experience. A pessimist of the same age looks back with a sense of...
  • 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,...