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  • Drawing a blank about art?

    Drawing a blank about art?
    It was at the Musee d'Orsay that a young Faker, fancying herself an erudite Parisian bohemian, perfected the art walk. Head cocked, hands clasped behind her back, she ambled ponderously through the museum's quiet rooms before lingering in front of a moody...
  • Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close

    Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close
    This year's Chicago Dancing Festival, which finishes up Saturday with a free extravaganza at the Pritzker Pavilion, has been fun, uplifting, broad and deep. Certainly we've seen a lot of new faces, just as the increase in offerings has also attracted...
  • Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin

    Book Review: 'Lee Krasner' by Gail Levin
    Lee Krasner A Biography Gail Levin William Morrow: 532 pp., $30 "I happen to be Mrs. Jackson Pollock, and that's a mouthful. The only thing I haven't had against me was being black. I was a woman, Jewish, a widow, a damn good painter, thank you, and a...
  • What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?

    What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?
    We're not pointing fingers or anything, but let's just say we might have strolled into more than one apartment in our time, in which the fellow in charge of cleaning was, well, clearly otherwise preoccupied. Exhibit One might have been the kitchen sink,...
  • Classically Trained: When art inspires music

    It's too bad more art exhibits don't have live instrumentalists with them. Then two great art forms — visual and music — would come together for an overall inspiring experience. That's what happened at Sunday's "Music and Art," a chamber...
  • An image of peace

    An image of peace
    One day recently, while Laguna artist Fitz Maurice was in attendance at her weekly church service, she said a vibrant image suddenly appeared to her. "I could see a bottom of blue and lots of color, but I didn't understand what it was or its...
  • Students get a deeper knowledge

    NEWPORT BEACH — The campus stood nearly empty after dark, save for a few students trickling into an older classroom in a far corner of the school. About 30 juniors took their seats around tables. Sets from past plays and the old masters' artworks...
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Making Chicago's top chef

    Making Chicago's top chef
    Grant Achatz moved up the aisle of the plane, his carry-on draped over his gaunt frame. It was October at Reagan National Airport, a rare moment of calm for Chicago's top chef, whose wary eyes belong to a man older than 36, and whose life has been blessed...
  • In The Arts

    Passport offers admission to three festivals The city's "big three" art festivals open soon and with a $19 "Passport to the Arts," art lovers can have unlimited access to all three, plus other perks. Each Passport includes one-time free parking in the...
  • Wesleyan University Press Celebrates a Music Maverick

    Wesleyan University Press Celebrates a Music Maverick
    Always In Trouble An Oral History of ESP-Disk', The Most Outrageous Record Label in America by Jason Weiss, Wesleyan Univ. Press, 292 pages, $24.95 (paper), $11.99 eBook   While the music scene over the past half-century has been dominated by major...
  • Not a five-and-dime operation

    Not a five-and-dime operation
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A French chef selling crepes from a food cart on an Arkansas city street may seem out of place, but business is very good for Crepes Paulette. It's about to get a lot better. The wagon is parked at the head of a scenic path...