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Maymay Lam, who describes virtually growing up in her family's South Bend restaurant, cherishes memories of her mother playing music on the grand piano. “That was her piano,” the 21 year old says fondly. The instrument was silenced in 2007...
Denise Scott Brown has worked side by side with her husband, architect Robert Venturi, since the early 1960s, joining his firm and marrying him in 1967 and becoming the firm's principal in charge of planning in 1969. In 1991, Venturi won their...
Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
Cerna "Chickie" Alter was not a brilliant artist, but she knew great art when she saw it, friends said. Mrs. Alter studied painting at the Art Institute of Chicago, and then in the 1960s started a corporate art consulting business with a fellow art-...
Sometime in the next few weeks, if you're walking down Fullerton Avenue around DePaul University and have 15 minutes to spare, duck into the tidy brick building alongside the CTA station. Here you will find the DePaul Art Museum, an institution so...
Tags: Artists, Ethics, Joffrey Ballet, Fine Artists, Entertainment
Access Contemporary Music: Resident ensemble Palomar is joined by Strawdog Theatre Company actors to present "1,001 Afternoons in Chicago," a play for voices and instruments based on legendary Chicago journalist Ben Hecht's newspaper columns. 7 p.m....
firstname.lastname@example.orgMy mother made me a journalist. And a musician, an artist, a poet and a playwright. I realized this recently while taking in an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. —“The Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and Design,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Artists, Washington, DC, Fine Artists, Music
By the time Anchee Min made it to America in 1984, she was "considered a 'cooked seed' — no chance to sprout." As she explains in her new memoir, "I was 27 years old and life had ended for me in China. I was Madame Mao's trash, which meant I wasn'...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Migration, Rentals, China, Chinese Restaurants
For ages, mankind has been fascinated by rivers, not simply as natural resources and avenues of commercial conveyance, but also as symbols, metaphors and ideas. Countless artists, composers, writers and thinkers have pondered the significance of these...
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Viewing "Modern Masters," a revelatory collection of bold masterworks by pioneering artists of the 20th century, may be the only occasion in which a visit to the Lake County Discovery Museum can aptly be described as a surreal experience. Through Aug....
In the gifted hands of Allison Amend, the international art world is so full of intrigue and makes for such a smart page turner that when one is finished with the delicious novel "A Nearly Perfect Copy," a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago is in order....
“It's not ‘rah, rah, rah,'” Gemze de Lappe says in explaining how you sing “Oklahoma!” The 91-year-old de Lappe hops up from her chair and stoops, bowing low and dusting the air with her hands as if foraging through...
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