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  • Review: A sizzling 'Rite of Spring' at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: A sizzling 'Rite of Spring' at the Hollywood Bowl
    "The Rite of Spring," having reached the 100th celebratory anniversary of its clamorous Paris premiere this spring, is the new "Four Seasons." Igor Stravinsky's ballet score has become ubiquitous. Rafael Fr├╝hbeck de Burgos conducted the Los Angeles...
  • Where Bears roam free

     Where Bears roam free
    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home. They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
  • Le Corbusier as a force for nature?

    Le Corbusier as a force for nature?
    NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine that "Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes," a vast, dense and beautifully installed new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, began as a kind of parlor game. You can almost picture the curators, Jean-Louis...
  • Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage

    Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage
    For set designer Alexander Dodge, it often starts with an image. In the case of the visual inspiration of Hartford Stage's production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," it was the suggestion of a garden maze by director Darko Tresnjak. The result is...
  • In the Pipeline: Hidden monument to the people

    In the Pipeline: Hidden monument to the people
    Since the New Year starts off with my 300th In The Pipeline column, I thought we'd go back to the beginning for an update. Column No. 1 involved a mysterious landmark, a black, granite tombstone at Springdale Street and Warner Avenue, in the bushes...
  • Museums offer holiday gift options

    Museums offer holiday gift options
    We all know that the holidays are commercialized. For those looking for an alternative to the mass pandemonium of the malls, gift shops at Chicago museums offer presents with local interest as well as artistic and educational panache. And in many cases,...
  • L.A. artists, architects' effect on each other at MAK Center exhibit

    L.A. artists, architects' effect on each other at MAK Center exhibit
    "Everything Loose Will Land" has landed. And its timing could hardly be better. The exhibition at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, curated by UCLA architectural historian and critic Sylvia Lavin, is a wry study of the ways Los Angeles artists and...
  • James Turrell shapes perceptions

    James Turrell shapes perceptions
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Flying a couple of thousand feet above a volcanic field in Arizona near the Painted Desert, it's fairly easy to spot the extinct volcano known as the Roden Crater. It stands alone in the field, apart from hundreds of other...
  • TV Picks: 'Family Tree,' 'Nashville,' '10 Buildings,' 'The Middle'

    TV Picks: 'Family Tree,' 'Nashville,' '10 Buildings,' 'The Middle'
    "Family Tree" (HBO, premieres Sunday). Christopher Guest has made you a TV series. Thank him. The director of "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show" and one of the forces behind and in "This Is Spinal Tap" -- in which he was Nigel Tufnel, whose amplifier went...
  • Review: '10 Buildings That Changed America' is a rewarding tour

    Review: '10 Buildings That Changed America' is a rewarding tour
    The new PBS program "10 Buildings That Changed America" is nothing if not efficient. In a single breezy hour, it moves from Thomas Jefferson to Frank Gehry, racing in a chronological blur past Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Venturi and a handful of other...
  • Review: Kaluz in Fort Lauderdale

    Review: Kaluz in Fort Lauderdale
    I'm not sure I know of a more-showstopping restaurant than Kaluz. It sits under the bridge that crosses the Intracoastal at Commercial Boulevard. The lot once housed Roadhouse Grill, but the walls are all that remains of the old building. Designed by ID...
  • Part 2: History, grown locally

    Part 2: History, grown locally
    Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs. Ridge...