Dwight Cleveland: The Hunt

April 24, 2016:     April 24, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS   For Dwight Cleveland, it is all about la chasse, the hunt that drives many collectors. Like Indiana Jones, Dwight launches worldwide searches for treasure. But for him, treasures take the form of rare movie posters, not the Holy Grail. But, […]

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The Very Rich Are Different

April 24, 2016: By Megan McKinney

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Joffrey Gala

April 23, 2016: April 23, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS What could tell the story of the Joffrey Ballet’s triumphant success in Chicago better than last weekend’s performance by the company’s dancers at the Auditorium Theatre, and the gala that followed at the Hilton attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and 700 other guests? Maureen Smith, one […]

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Sargent M. McCormick: Reaping Success

April 23, 2016: By Judy Carmack Bross

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What Everybody’s Talking About…

April 23, 2016:   April 23, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS   When we last reported on Emily Nielsen in our “Women to Watch” column, the fate of her campaign, #SaveTheShrine, was a cliffhanger. The Shrine of Christ the King at 64th and Woodlawn was marked for immediate demolition. Emily and her team […]

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The Lake Forest Big Four

April 17, 2016: By Megan McKinney

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Carlotta Maher: Queen of the Nile

April 16, 2016:     April 16, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS Only nine years old and full of awe, Carlotta Maher learned her first hieroglyphics by viewing Egyptian artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. This curiosity blossomed into a love of all things Egyptian, a passion which took […]

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Newberry Library Awards Dinner

April 16, 2016:   April 16, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS   For those of us who remember library dining as a smuggled doughnut while studying in the stacks, the elegant meal at the  Awards Dinner at the Newberry this week would seem like a feast pulled out of the pages of one […]

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Anne Forman: Capturing Couture

April 16, 2016:   April 16, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS   The artist Mondrian might be pleasantly surprised to hear that a 1965 Yves St. Laurent dress bearing his distinctive red, blue, and yellow squares, sailed out of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers recently, after more than quadrupling the expected sale price, bringing in […]

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Bill Bartholomay

April 9, 2016:     April 09, 2016 BY JUDY CARMACK BROSS “New Year’s Day always occurs in April for me. I never liked New Year’s Eve parties, never had a date for that night in high school. Major League Baseball says that there are always new beginnings in April. Everyone has a […]

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