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  • George Lucas museum to feature more than 'Star Wars'

    George Lucas museum to feature more than 'Star Wars'
    Yes, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas is building a museum on Chicago's lakefront. But it will not be a “Star Wars” museum, the filmmaker said in Chicago Friday, calling that an idea that has been “blown all out of proportion.”
  • Chicago's Museum Campus planning hardly an exercise in democracy

    Chicago's Museum Campus planning hardly an exercise in democracy
    The guy in the black shirt had a confused look on his face. "Are you from here?" he said, which is what tourists ask when they're in desperate need of directions. Our lost tourist had been walking east on Roosevelt Road when he confronted a sign near...

    Lucas Museum gives most detailed version yet of its vision

    Lucas Museum gives most detailed version yet of its vision
    Pledging to "challenge the way people think about museums," the coming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will feature "popular art from illustration to comics, an insider’s perspective on the cinematic creative process, and the boundless potential of...

    From Ahmad Jamal to Matt Ulery, a buoyant jazz weekend

    From Ahmad Jamal to Matt Ulery, a buoyant jazz weekend
    This will be a brisk weekend in Chicago jazz. Among the highlights: Ahmad Jamal: It's difficult to overstate Jamal's importance as pianist, his approach to jazz improvisation sounding fresh and volatile, just as it did more than half a century ago....

    REVIEW: Great Chicago Fire Festival by Redmoon

    REVIEW: Great Chicago Fire Festival by Redmoon
    Anyone who has suffered the ignominy of a fire pit, a backyard full of guests and a pile of soggy wood could only empathize with Redmoon on Saturday night. After rain and cold hit Chicago cruelly early in the season, the trio of floating mansion...