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Culture MonsterAdam Gross, the energetic director of Art Platform Los Angeles, reports that over 70 galleries have signed up for his new fair to debut October 1 to 3, with a few more to be confirmed....
Culture MonsterA rotten economy is not enough to stop contemporary art fairs from expanding to L.A. First, the Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI), organizers of the New York Armory Show, announced plans for a new art fair in downtown L.A. at......
Culture MonsterIt's no secret: L.A. has some of the world's leading contemporary artists, museums and galleries and, increasingly, the collectors needed to support them all. So why doesn't L.A. have a world-class contemporary art fair? At first glance, this might seem.....
R. Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the "war on poverty" for President Johnson, has died. He was 95. Shriver died...
Paul Harvey, who was long considered the most-listened-to radio broadcaster in the world and whose distinctive delivery and daily mix of news, commentary and human interest stories informed and entertained a national radio audience for nearly 60 years,...
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Special to The TimesBy 8:50 a.m., they temporarily had to close the women's restroom at the Chicago ArchiCenter. "There were so many people here already, they had to restock all the toilet paper," said Elaine Rosen, a retired biology teacher from the Streeterville area of...
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, an often controversial figure who took on Mayor Rahm Emanuel by leading a seven-day strike last fall, was easily re-elected to a second three-year term Friday, according to unofficial results released by the...
Leaders of a tech firm seeking a city contract donated $15,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund, despite Emanuel's own executive order banning contributions from vendors trying to get city business. The donations linked to a company that uses...
The number of jobs in Illinois' technology industry grew 1.6 percent in 2012, just outstripping the rate for the national tech sector, according to a new report from the TechAmerica Foundation. The foundation, which is the nonprofit arm of U.S. industry...
High-tech learning recently got a new home in Deerpath Middle School in Lake Forest, with planners unveiling "The Cube," their nickname for the 21st Century learning space that includes everything from a green room for shooting movies to a "genius bar"...
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The morning CTA commute was slowed today largely by trains detoured into the subway because of the closing of the 91-year-old Wells Street Bridge. As the rush hour peaked around 8:45 a.m., trains on the Red Line between Belmont and Roosevelt -- including...
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