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  • Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs

    Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice cast his influence over Chicago suburbs
    Chicago loves to call itself the cradle of modern architecture, but what exactly is modern architecture? The steel and glass skyscrapers of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? The Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright? Maybe those are the wrong questions....
  • Michael G. Kammen dies at 77; Pulitzer-winning American historian

    Michael G. Kammen dies at 77; Pulitzer-winning American historian
    Historian Michael G. Kammen began his career steeped in colonial America. But the era quickly proved too intellectually confining for a man who over the course of a prolific career examined such diverse topics as controversies over public art and the...
  • Third Coast contributes to 'youthquake' in city's new-music scene

    Third Coast contributes to 'youthquake' in city's new-music scene
    Sitting in a packed house of excited, engaged young people at a concert by Third Coast Percussion last week in the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, I was reminded how much the city's lively – and getting livelier all the time...
  • Loving Robert Louis Stevenson

    Loving Robert Louis Stevenson
    When her best-selling debut novel, "Loving Frank" — about Mamah Borthwick Cheney and her notorious extramarital affair with architect Frank Lloyd Wright — appeared in 2007, Nancy Horan seems to have ushered in a new literary genre. Since...
  • Printers Row's favorite books of 2013

    Printers Row's favorite books of 2013
    As 2013 winds to a close, we thought we'd take one more look back at the year's literary highlights. We asked Printers Row Journal contributors to write about a book they read this year that will linger in their minds well into 2014. Here's what they...
  • Readers of the Week: Glen Ellyn Book Club

     Readers of the Week: Glen Ellyn Book Club
    Our club We are group of moms from Glen Ellyn who started meeting in March 2005. Our meetings We meet about every six weeks. The host chooses the book. A host and co-host make dinner and sometimes decorate to go with the theme of the book we're...
  • Margo Martindale has all bases covered

    Margo Martindale has all bases covered
    Since winning the Emmy for playing shot-calling criminal matriarch Mags Bennett on "Justified," Margo Martindale has been doing impressive work across the spectrum. TV critics have singled out her performance opposite Will Arnett and Beau Bridges on the...
  • The Biblioracle: Getting weaselly about Hermione

     The Biblioracle: Getting weaselly about Hermione
    J.K. Rowling made some news when she admitted to Emma Watson in an interview that she now believes that Hermione Granger should have been romantically paired with Harry Potter, rather than Ron Weasley. Speaking to the actress who brought Hermione to...
  • Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.

    Spike Jonze's 'Her' a refreshingly original take on a future L.A.
    The most surprising thing about "Her," the new Spike Jonze movie, is not that it dares to suggest an otherwise sane person might fall in love with the operating system that runs his computer and his smartphone. Or that middle-aged men look good in high-...
  • Meeting the remodeling challenge

    Meeting the remodeling challenge
    As an artist, Roberta Russell had a vision for the house that she and her husband built in 1971. It had to be sleek, one story, with modern touches like an intercom and mirrored walls. Oh yes, the kitchen had to be round — with a circular island...
  • Mrs. Rockefeller in Williamsburg | Women's History Month

     Mrs. Rockefeller in Williamsburg | Women's History Month
    Despite her husband's deep distaste for Modern art, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller became nationally prominent as one of the avant garde movement's earliest and most influential American patrons — and the driving force behind the founding of New York's...
  • Living on the edge in a modern Palm Springs home

    Living on the edge in a modern Palm Springs home
    Liz and Mark Ostoich were staying at the Willows, a boutique hotel in downtown Palm Springs, when they had the idea to buy a home in the desert resort town. They looked up at the hillside where they now reside and told themselves that if they were to live...