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Wine is art: Drink up this exhibit

  The influence of wine on art and artists, and vice versa, seems so intrinsic that it’s surprising that no major art museum has focused on the libation until now. The Art Institute of Chicago’s current exhibition. “A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today” showcases a broad array of some 300 wine-oriented items, […]

The David Leonardis Report: My jam-packed summer

David Leonardis I’m not sure jam-packed even describes how my summer has been going. I’ve been to 26 Cubs home games so far. Earlier in the season, I had only been to nine games or so, and a friend of mine told me I had better pick up the pace if I wanted to break […]

Free modern art, new Italian eats, at the Art Institute

Hey, culture vultures, this week is free at the Art Institute of Chicago. Celebrating its new Modern Wing, the museum is offering free admission through May 22. However, they do invite visitors give back to Chicago by bringing a canned good or nonperishable food item to contribute to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. While you’re […]