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MacArthur Foundation exec built her career from a mix of public, private experience and dashes of chance, riskTribune staff reporterWhen Robert Gallucci arrived in Chicago to take the reins at the MacArthur Foundation in mid-2009, he found himself besieged by new "friends." "They had great ideas on how the foundation could spend its money," he said. The onetime diplomat and...
Adrienne Rich, one of the country's most honored and influential poets, whose finely tuned verse explored her identity as a feminist, a lesbian and an agent for political change, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82. She died of...
Gloria Zigner, Douglas Rankin and Elizabeth Turk move in different worlds but have, in their own ways, made a mark on the Orange County arts scene. Come September, all three will be recognized at the 13th annual O.C. Arts Awards in Costa Mesa as...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com. 1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago 2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
On Friday, Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will hosts the Australian Chamber Orchestra and soprano Dawn Upshaw for a concert of classic chamber works and arrangements, and a new work written specifically for the award-winning soprano and...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
Zap2ItSo many people dismiss modern art as something their children could do, which is a pity because modern dance choreographed by one of this country's treasures, Bill T. Jones, is nothing short of glorious, and quite mature. PBS' "American Masters Bill T....
The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation said that it plans to make an additional $1 million available to Chicago-area arts groups. The money is designed to help local non-profits "increase their international connections." A spokesman for the foundation...
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Change of SubjectI’ve come to grant blanket amnesty for whatever came out of your mouth or keyboard from September 11 through, say, December 31, 2001....Nancy Nall I'll take it. For those of us who paid to have something original to say, those......
Community Arts Center Marketing DirectorCallers at the Community Arts Center often hear the lively sounds of other visitors having fun in the new, colorful, interactive space known as Lisi’s Art Lab. Jonathan Fanton, president of the MacArthur Foundation, once said, “There is no...
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