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27 Live Opening

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Evanston, IL February 28, 2013  If Evanston had ever planned on staying the quaint, quiet Northern neighbor of Chicago, no one told… Read more »

JCPenney Adds Fresh Fashion This Spring With Launch Of Joe Fresh Shops and New Designer Attractions

JCPenney Adds Fresh Fashion This Spring With Launch Of Joe Fresh Shops and New Designer Attractions

JCPENNEY ADDS FRESH FASHION THIS SPRING WITH LAUNCH OF JOE FRESH SHOPS AND NEW DESIGNER ATTRACTIONS PLANO, Texas (Feb. 21, 2013) – jcpenney [NYSE: JCP] has teamed up with some of the… Read more »

The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989

The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989

Since 1989, the influential Delhi-based Sahmat has offered a platform for artists, writers, poets, musicians, actors, and activists to create and present works of art that promote artistic freedom and celebrate secular, egalitarian values. The collective formed in the weeks after playwright, actor, and activist Safdar Hashmi was fatally attacked by political thugs while performing a street play.

Gigi Scaria: City Unclaimed

Gigi Scaria: City Unclaimed

Revealing the complex layers and stark contrasts of Delhi, Indian artist Gigi Scaria’s site-specific installation City Unclaimed combines a large photo-based mural of an imaginary cityscape with a working fountain that stands as both a monument to a glorious past and also a reminder of bubbling societal tension. Covering the central wall of the Smart Museum’s reception hall, the immersive mural is manipulated and stitched together from photographs Scaria has taken around his home city of Delhi.

Divine and Princely Realms: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection

Divine and Princely Realms: Indian Art from the Permanent Collection

Traditional art from the Indian sub-continent reveals the region’s layers of history and unique racial, linguistic, and cultural diversity. This exhibition presents a small yet incredibly diverse selection of Indian art from the Smart’s collection.

Valerie Snobeck: American Standard Movement

Valerie Snobeck: American Standard Movement

In her new site-specific work commissioned for the Smart’s courtyard, Valerie Snobeck (University of Chicago MFA 2008) re-uses construction material to open up broad questions about aesthetics, value, and the built environment. American Standard Movement centers on debris netting that was previously used in a building project on the University of Chicago’s campus.

Apple Introduces New iPod touch & iPod nano

Apple Introduces New iPod touch & iPod nano

SAN FRANCISCO—September 12, 2012—Apple® today introduced the new lineup of the world’s most popular music players including the incredible all-new iPod touch® and reinvented iPod nano®. The new iPod touch is the thinnest iPod touch ever and features a brilliant 4-inch Retina™ display; a 5 megapixel iSight® camera with 1080p HD video recording; Apple’s A5 chip; Siri®, the intelligent assistant; and iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system.

Renewal and Revision: Japanese Prints of the 1950s and 60s

Renewal and Revision: Japanese Prints of the 1950s and 60s

This intimate exhibition examines the resurgence and reassessment of Japanese printmaking in the first two decades after World War II. During this period of intense activity, print artists pursued aesthetic developments from the prewar years with renewed vigor and looked beyond Japan to investigate foreign techniques and subjects.

Credit risk in the shared national credit portfolio declines, but remains high

Credit risk in the shared national credit portfolio declines, but remains high

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Office of the Comptroller of the Currency For immediate release August 27, 2012 The credit quality of large loan commitments owned by U.S. banking organizations, foreign banking organizations (FBOs), and nonbanks improved in 2012 for the third consecutive year, according to the Shared National Credits (SNC) Review for 2012.

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER announces its first annual Opera Underground Booze Cruise, August 23

CHICAGO OPERA THEATER announces its first annual Opera Underground Booze Cruise, August 23

Contact: Colleen Flanigan Director of Marketing and Public Relations 312.704.8420, ext. 225 cflanigan@chicagooperatheater.org  Chicago, IL (August 2, 2012) – On August 23rd, Chicago Opera Theater’s (COT) Opera Underground – COT’s… Read more »

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