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  • 5 myths about being deaf

    5 myths about being deaf
    In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf. Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
  • Consuming Spirits: Beautiful, sad, remarkable animation

    Consuming Spirits: Beautiful, sad, remarkable animation
    Charlie Birnbaum, film director and manager of the Stonzek Theatre in the Lake Worth Playhouse, is the first to admit that “Consuming Spirits” is not for everyone. But its rewards, he says, are universal. “It is absolutely beautiful....
  • Shulamith Firestone dies at 67: wrote feminist classic 'The Dialectic of Sex'

    Shulamith Firestone, whose 1970 book "The Dialectic of Sex" became a feminist classic with its calls for a drastic rethinking of women's roles in the bearing and raising of children, was found dead Tuesday in her New York City apartment. She was 67. A...
  • Sighting: The Rolling Stones do Chicago

    Sighting: The Rolling Stones do Chicago
    The Rolling Stones wrapped up the last of their three shows at the United Center last week and are preparing for two shows this week in Boston, where it's a safe bet that the band members will try the local cuisine and kiss up to the crowd by lending...
  • Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave

    Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave
    It isn't often a painting makes you want to bounce against it. Or crawl under it, swing it over your shoulder, parade around with it, hug and squeeze it tight, or lay your head to rest on it. This isn't akin to wanting to enter the seamy, tinted world...
  • Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category

    Cartoonist Chris Ware is in his own category
    If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...
  • Artist Sonya Clark weaves tales with textiles, hair at CAFAM

    Artist Sonya Clark weaves tales with textiles, hair at CAFAM
    "My grandmother was a tailor," recalls Sonya Clark. "She was wonderfully strong, a little woman with a soprano voice and a shock of white hair. As long as I would sit and stitch with her, she would tell me stories about her life growing up in Jamaica."...
  • Ron Gilbert’s ‘The Cave’ puts adventure back in play

     
    Throughout his 30-year career, game designer Ron Gilbert has been ahead of the times, behind the times and, perhaps most ......
  • E3 2013: Amid PS4, Xbox One news, little guys make a play with story

     
    Spread throughout the cavernous Los Angeles Convention Center, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) rewards the loud. It's the largest […]...
  • Siskel Center honors star Gwyneth Paltrow

    Siskel Center honors star Gwyneth Paltrow
    The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago brought Hollywood royalty to the Ritz-Carlton Chicago on June 15. Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow was honored with the center's Renaissance Award. "A Summer Soiree With Gwyneth...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • CTA selects artists for Red Line stops

    CTA selects artists for Red Line stops
    The CTA has selected seven artists to create artwork for seven Red Line stations that underwent renovations last year. The CTA board on Wednesday approved the project funding, which won't exceed $381,900. More than 200 artists submitted their ideas...