Sale Solid As Sox Beat Astros 5-1 In Exhibition
Cubs Dominate Mariners 12-7Seattle starter Jason Vargas was pounded for seven runs and eight hits while getting just two outs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Mariners 12-7 Monday.
‘MythBusters’ Comes To Museum Of Science And IndustryUnless you work in the science field, chances are your days of conducting cool experiments are over. Go back to class with “MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition,” which opens March 15 at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Genghis Khan Invades Chicago: Interview With The Field Museum’s Tom SkwerskiGenghis Khan has an oft-misunderstood legacy. The ruthless Mongol emperor drastically expanded his 12th and 13th century Asian empire through force — but along the way introduced passports and a postal system, among other innovations. “Genghis Khan,” a new show at the Field Museum running through September 3, takes a look at the ruler through an exhibit of artifacts ranging from jewelry and silk robes to weapons and religious relics — and even a mummy...
Spencer Finch’s ‘Lunar’ Illuminates ChicagoThe strange object that sits on top of the Art Institute of Chicago looks like it comes from another world. It resembles an insect, with a ball in the middle, two solar panels sticking out from the sides like wings, and three legs anchoring it to the ground. The object is an installation by artist Spencer Finch called “Lunar” and it’s completely surreal set against the Chicago skyline...
Elsa Muñoz’s Claro Y ObscuroIn Claro y Obscuro, running through November 27 at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Chicago-based artist Elsa Muñoz presents a world caught in media res...
Da Silva Breaks Tie, Man U Beats Fire 3-1Rafael Da Silva scored in the 76th minute to give Manchester United the lead, and the English soccer powerhouse went on to beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 in an exhibition match at Soldier Field on Saturday.
I Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki SmithI Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith, which runs through August 14 at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, offers a survey of Smith’s photography and explores the ways the medium enhances her other artwork.
Mark Bradford At Museum Of Contemporary ArtWe use maps to help us get places, explore geography or find the nearest place to eat. For artist Mark Bradford, maps are so much more than that - they’re the basis for his striking artwork and the way in which he tells wholly compelling stories.
Uta Barth ExhibitWith so much happening in our daily lives, it’s easy to overlook what’s right in front of us—a tree losing its leaves or a glass on the table—in favor of more stimulating images and encounters. In her new show at the Art Institute of Chicago, photographer Uta Barth takes those distractions out.
Halak Helps Blues Beat Blackhawks 4-1