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  • San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum

    San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • City offers George Lucas Soldier Field parking lots for museum

    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends the parking lots south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the "Star Wars" creator choose Chicago over San Francisco for his...
  • Pick a World Cup bandwagon and hop on

    Pick a World Cup bandwagon and hop on
    Look, America. We're great at sports. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, we beat next-best China by 16 medals—eight of which were gold. Even in the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, where we ranked fourth in gold medals, we were second best overall, winning...
  • George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation

    George Lucas' shrine to commerce, art — and negotiation
    A long time ago, at a studio far, far away, a young filmmaker coming off his first success opted to leave around a half-million dollars in pay on the negotiating table in exchange for more control over the project he was about to begin. Conventional...
  • Rage around the clock

    Rage around the clock
    With a festival the size of Spring Awakening—a three-day EDM blowout at Soldier Field, returning Friday through Sunday—it’s understandable that people get overwhelmed. Between the beer lines, the bathroom situation and people randomly...
  • World Cup in 1994 gave U.S. soccer the kick in the pants it needed

    World Cup in 1994 gave U.S. soccer the kick in the pants it needed
    Ask just about anyone on the U.S. soccer team for their earliest World Cup memories and chances are they'll point to 1994, the only time the tournament was held in this country. Michael Bradley, then an impressionable 6-year-old living in New Jersey,...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...
  • Spring Awakening daily schedule released

    Spring Awakening daily schedule released
    EDM detractors may grumble, "All the artists sound the same; who cares who you hear at any particular time?" Fans, of course, realize the short-sightedness of that perspective (mostly), and will be eager to see the just-announced daily schedule for this...
  • Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June

    Website The Chive to launch music fest at Soldier Field in June
    The Chive, a national men's interest and pop culture-focused website based in Chicago, will launch a music festival in June. The site, which has amassed a cult-like following since its 2007 debut, will host its festival June 28th at Soldier Field. The...
  • Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site

    Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended a proposal to let George Lucas build his museum on a lakefront parcel now occupied by Soldier Field parking lots, saying the Star Wars creator's collection deserves to stand alongside venerable institutions like the Adler...