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  • John Chamberlain dies at 84; American sculptor

    John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84. Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
  • 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...
  • 2 charged with beating cab driver

    2  charged with beating cab driver
    When two young men ran from Iwowari Wright’s taxi van after one of their credit cards was declined, she was resigned to accepting the loss of a $22 fare. But before she got a chance to leave the University Village neighborhood where she dropped...
  • Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category
    If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...
  • 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...
  • Loud cheers as NATO protesters released from police station

    Loud cheers as NATO protesters released from police station
    At least 20 people arrested or detained by Chicago police during Sunday's NATO protests were released from custody overnight, according to other protesters and representatives of a lawyers' organization offering them free legal advice. A total of 45...
  • 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...
  • LeRoy Neiman dies at 91; artist depicted sports in bold strokes

    LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91. Neiman, who was...
  • 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...
  • Annoyingly talented

    Annoyingly talented
    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...
  • 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...