| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:45 PM
If you know someone whose baked goodies are always a hit, encourage them to keep up the hobby with these kitchen accessories.
1. Jazz up your creations with edible cake glitter ($8), "graffiti" spray paint ($4.50) and even "tattoos" (elegant and wild...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
This hotshot performer...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Mayor Emanuel and his administration are trying to figure out how they will pay for the new contract between the Chicago Teachers' Union and Chicago Public Schools.
The union ended their strike on Tuesday, after the two sides agreed a three percent...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:55 AM
WARSAW (Reuters) - Got 48 hours to spare this summer in Warsaw, the capital of Poland for more than 400 years? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most out of a 48-hour visit.
Located in central Poland, Warsaw is easily...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 10:17 AM
In 33 years of covering music for the Tribune — first as a freelancer and then as a staffer — I've chronicled great performances across the city and around the world.
Many are covered in my newest book, “Let Freedom Swing: Collected...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:36 AM
A regular visitor to Chicago with a loyal audience he has carefully cultivated over several years, the pianist-showman Hershey Felder has performed solo shows at the Royal George Theatre about George Gershwin, Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- In the black: The once cash-strapped Museum of Contemporary Art in L.A. finishes the year with a surplus. (Los Angeles Times) -- Resigning: Michael Grandage is stepping down as head of London's Donmar Warehouse in late 2011. (BBC News)......
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Not pleased: A panel advising the Smithsonian Institution moved Monday to prevent the removal of any artwork from museum shows without wide consultation. Meanwhile, protesters marched against the Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough, in Washington....
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
New choreographer hired for Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:18 PM
The Laguna Playhouse has launched the Players Club with a goal of attracting new theatergoers, rekindling old relationships and helping raise money for the theater's operations.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson organized the club and its launch at the...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
In space, no one can hear you scream — but everyone can hear the classical music loud and clear.
Science-fiction movies have had a long affinity for classical music, and the relationship is a fascinating and complex one. In "Prometheus," Ridley...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:01 PM
If you're looking for the macabre side of Europe, skip the hokey rip-off "torture museums" and visit a cemetery — they're authentic, artsy and oozing with history. In honor of Halloween, here is a list of some of my favorites.