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From the elegant galleries of the Art Institute of Chicago to the stately halls of the Field Museum, the blend of modern culture and modern museum management has created etiquette issues your grandmother's curator could not have imagined. Consider the...
Change of SubjectMy thumbnail contribution to Daley Moments, a package in the Sunday Tribune ... The signature act of Richard Daley's 22 years in office was the midnight bulldozing of Meigs Field. I woke to the news the following morning, March 31,......
Chicago Breaking NewsA spectacular show could unveil itself in Midwestern skies early Tuesday for those who wait up long enough. Or it could snow. But on the longest night of the year, a full moon will disappear at 1:40 a.m. behind the Earth's shadow. There won't be another...
Tribune reporterWhile it didn't get one of NASA's four space shuttles, Adler Planetarium will be getting a shuttle flight simulator that has already seeded plans for a possible space exploration pavilion on the museum's lakefront site. NASA on Tuesday announced that...
WGN NewsFifth House Fifth House now partners with the Adler Planetarium to present Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time (Quatour pour la Fin du Temps), one of the most highly-regarded works of chamber music literature, on Thursday, August 12th, 2010....
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Chicago Breaking NewsChicago's Adler Planetarium is launched against 20 other institutions in a new space race: Seeking the right to pay $28.8 million for one of the three soon-to-be-retired space shuttles.Adler sees its qualifications as obvious."Chicago is the largest...
Tribune staff reporterWhen is the decision? On Friday. Voting in Copenhagen begins at 5 p.m. -- that's 10 a.m. in Chicago. If Chicago is eliminated in one of the early rounds of voting, we'll learn then. But if it's one of the final contenders, word won't come out until...
Tags: Michael Jordan, Entertainment, CLTV, Lake Shore Drive, Elections
Tribune reporterLike a lot of boys growing up during the space race, John Grunsfeld was fascinated by astronauts. But even then, as a 7-year-old back in 1965, the lengths to which Grunsfeld pursued his dream of space travel set him apart. There was the canister vacuum...
(WGN-AM)- It was 40 years ago Monday, Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, and American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people ever to walk on its surface. Millions of people from across the world watched the amazing feat...
Tags: Entertainment, Buzz Aldrin, WGN, Neil Armstrong, Television
Chicago Breaking NewsGene Kranz, still looking spit-polished and military trim at 77, stood in the background at Adler Planetarium today, nodding his head in approval while former astronaut James Lovell described the art of flying a space capsule. "Jim, you explained that...
About Last NightApollo 13 crew members Captain James Lovell, Jr. (right) and Fred Haise, Jr stand outside the Adler Planetarium April 12. (Tribune photo by E. Jason Wambsgans) Buzz Aldrin wasn't one of the three Apollo 13 astronauts, but the second man to walk on the...
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