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  • George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

    George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum
    Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled in San Francisco.
  • Opera meets mariachi in latest Lyric venture

    Opera meets mariachi in latest Lyric venture
    You've heard of rock operas, tango operas, crossover operas. Now, get ready for mariachi opera. Two musical traditions with wide followings will come together April 7 when Lyric Opera will present the Midwest premiere of “Cruzar la Cara de la...

    World Music Festival returns -- free but smaller

    World Music Festival returns -- free but smaller
    The good news: All events at the 14th annual World Music Festival will be free. The bad: The event is smaller than last year's, with 49 shows, compared to last year's 63. "Obviously, in a transition year, you're not working under ideal circumstances,"...

    Mariachi the heart and soul of Lyric's 'Cruzar'

    Mariachi the heart and soul of Lyric's 'Cruzar'
    The combination of opera and mariachi is not as unlikely as one might think. Both art forms, in the view of Lyric Opera General Director Anthony Freud, tell human stories about love and loss, family and country. Beyond that, said Freud, "mariachi is a...

    Sinfonietta reaches out to city's Latino community with new concert series

    Sinfonietta reaches out to city's Latino community with new concert series
    The Chicago Sinfonietta, long a national model for promoting diversity and inclusiveness in orchestral performance, is reaching out to whet the cultural appetite of the city's Latino community with a promising new series of concerts in various venues on...