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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For Chicago cabbie, backseat is a trove of art

    For Chicago cabbie, backseat is a trove of art
    Dmitry Samarov, like Travis Bickle, is God's lonely man, cruising the streets of Chicago, watching for your arm to shoot out and beckon him, taking note of the odd, offhanded things you say after you climb into his cab. He is a taxi driver, and with...
  • Disabled man who can't speak finds voice through his art

    Disabled man who can't speak finds voice through his art
    Armando Saltiel's parents used to take him skiing in Aspen, Colo., but the altitude became too much for his fragile lungs. He rode horses, too, but his severe scoliosis made that intolerable. Born with a genetic brain abnormality that limits his...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • Welcome to Printers Row!

    Welcome to Printers Row!
    Dear Members of Printers Row, What a nice ring to that phrase! On behalf of my colleagues here at the Chicago Tribune, I'm delighted to welcome you to this great new adventure: Printers Row. This is the first of your weekly newsletters, and a step in...
  • PASSINGS: Evelyn Haas, Ernest Auerbach, Keith Crown, Rex Nettleford

    PASSINGS: Evelyn Haas, Ernest Auerbach, Keith Crown, Rex Nettleford
    Evelyn Haas Widow of Levi's CEO Evelyn Haas, 92, a prominent San Francisco philanthropist and widow of Levi Strauss & Co. chief executive Walter Haas Jr., died Wednesday in San Francisco, her charitable foundation, the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund,...
  • 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,......