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Situated directly across the street from Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago's recently completed Modern Wing is as shiny and new as a freshly minted coin. Yet for all its glacial sparkle and liquid lightness, the building's most ... more

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We've all come across them, in the headlines or in person: activists whose passion for a c Below Zero ,Books more

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Many a memorable children's tale takes place on a rainy afternoon. If it weren't for the c The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe ,Books more

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Two soon-to-close exhibitions at Villa Terrace and Milwaukee Art Museum enhance the obsess Mirage ,Art more

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"She may not be everyone's cup of tea," admits one of Jen Lancaster's ardent onl Bitter Is the New Black ,Books more

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Earlier this year Ticketmaster, the world's largest ticket broker, and Live Nation, the wo Chicago Tribune ,Books more

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Milwaukee's drastic seasonal changes are both a blessing and a curse when it comes to keeping kids entertained. Summer and fall are idyllic, with inviting parks and pools spread across the city and hiking trails along the are,Cit more

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Liz Diller, co-founder of New York architecture firm Diller Scofidio Renfro, recently made a number of visits to UW-Milwaukee's School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) to address students of the Urban Edge Studio headed by new f... more

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In today's Facebook and blog-defined age, it appears vanity is less a reproachable vice th Shack ,A&E Feature more

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The challenges facing brick-and-mortar bookstores represent the diminishing analog way of For information on events at Boswell and Next Chapter, visit www.boswellbooks.com and www. ,Cover Story more

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Centuries have passed since the Roman Catholic Church held inordinate power over the heart The Purple Culture ,Theater more

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In the 21st century the term "landscape" has largely outgrown the classical contrivances and picturesque notions of the past. Nevertheless, an exhibit at UW-Milwaukee's School of Architecture and Urban Planning shows that alongside the sign... more

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Despite the prevailing notion that Alzheimer's only affects those of an advanced age, hund The Story of Forgetting ,Books more

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The use of multiple narratives has a history reaching back to the European epistolary work Mudbound ,Books more

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Call me a contrarian, but when I perceive mass movement in one direction I usually gravita The Wild One ,Art more

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John Gay's The Beggar's Opera has received numerous updates. Theatre Gigante's version of The Beggar's Opera ,Theater more

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Jane Austen remains one of the best-loved authors in the English language. Her novels poss Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict ,Books more

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