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  • Lucas Museum design an architectural mountain on city's lakefront

    Lucas Museum design an architectural mountain on city's lakefront
    If you expected filmmaker George Lucas to give Chicago a low-slung museum that would slip quietly into the fiercely contested ground of the city's lakefront, I have news for you: You expected wrong. A conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of...
  • Post-election arrogance?

    Post-election arrogance?
    Oh, the arrogance of power. The top Maryland lobbyist for telecom giant Comcast couldn't even wait for the dust to settle after Election Day to start bashing Maryland lawmakers. At a Chamber of Commerce luncheon talk right after Larry Hogan's victory,...
  • Norma Hall BowmanMarch 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014

    Norma Hall Bowman<br/>March 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014
    Norma Hall Bowman, 93, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Glendale, CA. Norma Smith Hall was born in Mound City, Missouri, on March 18, 1921 to parents Clarence Thomas Hall and Helen Smith Hall.  Her two older brothers,...
  • Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me

    Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me
    Scott, I've always opposed things like arenas that subsidize rich owners on the backs of taxpayers who can least afford admission there. However, your column on our new arts center ["Orlando Arts Center Benefits us all"] persuaded me that this venue...
  • Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71

    Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71
    Darby Tillis was one of the first Illinois death row inmates to be exonerated and became a vocal opponent of the death penalty, traveling the city in his "peace limo" emblazoned with the slogan, "Thou shall not kill." Mr. Tillis, 71, died of...
  • Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation museum is a triumph, but to what end?

    Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation museum is a triumph, but to what end?
    The personal or private museum, built to hold the blue-chip paintings of a wealthy collector, is more of an American phenomenon than a European one. In Los Angeles alone we have the examples of the Getty, the Huntington and the Hammer to look to, with...
  • Allen students explore domestic abuse with "A Streetcar Named Desire"

    Allen students explore domestic abuse with "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    Allentown High School theater students are partnering with Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley on their fall drama production of Tennessee Williams’ "A Streetcar Named Desire" to increase awareness of domestic abuse. The show will be performed in the...
  • To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles

    To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles
    Jascha Heifetz playing Beethoven was the main attraction on the Music Center's opening night, Dec. 6, 1964. But before seeing the great violinist, concertgoers would have seen themselves, reflected in all their finery in the gigantic mirrors that line the...
  • Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury

    Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury
    The Clippers have had some extended time off, something Spencer Hawes greatly appreciates. "I think it couldn't have come at a better time for my situation," Hawes said. Hawes has a strained left foot, which he aggravated against the Golden State...
  • Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments

    Hartford's Bank of America Tower Gets New Life As Apartments
    HARTFORD — For more than a decade now, the century-old pedestal clock at Main and Pearl streets downtown has been stuck at a quarter to 12. A broken clock in front of a broken building. The connection has not been lost on Bruce R. Becker, the...
  • Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor

    Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor
    Jane Byrne, whose blizzard-stoked victory in Chicago's 1979 mayoral election made her the city's first female mayor and who broke the grip of former Mayor Richard J. Daley's Democratic patronage machine, has died. She was 81. Byrne died Friday at a...