Aimee Emery-Ortiz

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Meet A Whole New Generation Of Street Art Emerging In Athens, Greece

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing," Banksy famously proclaimed. "And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.” The world's most recognizable street artist has a point -- graffiti has a …

Salvage Beast

With roughly 100,000 large merchant ships in the water at any time, scores sink, burn, break apart, run aground, or explode each year—often with toxic consequences. It is Captain Nick Sloane's job to board troubled vessels and salvage what he can. Against heavy odds, he recently refloated the …

Prima Galleristas

As the story goes, the American art dealer Betty Parsons, who represented Jackson Pollock, liked to challenge the artists with a question: What’ s the difference between cats and dogs? Answer: Cats aren’t afraid for their jobs. In other words, you have to stop trying to please people to be a true …

How Bob Hope—Yes, That Bob Hope—Made the World Safe for David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Will Ferrell, and Jonah Hill

If you’re under the age of 60, you probably think of Bob Hope—you <i>have</i>heard of Bob Hope?—as someone who made your grandparents or great-grandparents laugh during the Depression and World War II, who lost his comedy mojo sucking up to presidents and generals during Vietnam, and who kept on performing …

What Happens To Your Brain When You’re Having A Brilliant Idea

When a lightbulb suddenly goes off in your mind, what process led to that “aha!” moment?<p>French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin famously once said, “I shut my eyes in order to see,” meaning he shut out the rest of the world to come up with great ideas.<p>More than a century later, scientists are …

Creativity

House of Colunga Jewelry

Somewhere between mysticism and extraterrestrial fashion, Stephany Colunga built the eponymous House of Colunga, from which she produces her bewitching and surprisingly earthly jewelry line. Founded in Chicago in the spring of 2014, Colunga specializes in creating keepsake-worthy pieces. Mixing …

Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Path Inspired by Van Gogh's The Starry Night

The Dutch-based Studio Roosegaarde created a stunning illuminated trail in Nuenen, Netherlands. Called <i>Van Gogh-Roosegaard Bicycle Path</i>, it's based on the famous Vincent Van Gogh painting <i>The Starry Night</i>. This kilometer-long section is part of a cycle route through the province of Noord Brabant, …

Reading together

DIY Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures by Paperwolf | Colossal

<p>Stuttgart-based designer Wolfram Kampffmeyer creates DIY geometric paper sculpture kits under the name Paperwolf. The designs range from taxidermy …

'The Theory of Everything' Review: Jane Hawking's Brief History

"The Theory of Everything" is adapted from a very thick book that Stephen Hawking's first wife, Jane Wilde Hawking, wrote about their relationship. …

Wonder Woman: Casting the True Story

Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself but it does rhyme.” Certainly that’s true when it comes to feminism. Women began the twentieth …

Crews Have Been Pulling Zombies Out Of Lake Michigan

Call them the floating dead.<p>Rescue crews in Chicago have been hard at work pulling zombies out of Lake Michigan after a Halloween barge sank off Navy Pier on Oct. 31. The roughly 50 zombies on the boat have continued to surface throughout the week, WGN reports.<p>“It’s an unbelievable amount of effort …

Waukegan Charter Fishing

Lake County News - Lake County News-Sun

Welcome<p>NEWS<br>• CRIME<br>• LOCAL SPORTS<br>• OPINION<br>• DEATH NOTICES<br>• ENEWSPAPER<br>• LIFESTYLES<br>• COMMUNITY<br>• AD SECTIONS<br>• PLACE AN AD<p>This advertiser has no influence over Editorial decisions or content.<p>'Baseball ... saved his life': Wauconda’s Pierson Gibis, a cancer survivor, selected by Cubs in MLB draft<p>Pierson Gibis relied on …

BASH at Three Brothers Theatre - 117 N Genesee - Waukegan IL

David Dallison and Friends: "Fly Like an Eagle" Live Cover

2011 Derby "Tavern Trot"

Harrison Bankhead interview

Ivy Ford and "The Cadillacs"

Green Town Tavern

Getting to know Le'Qoinne Rice

Waukegan Illinois July 4 2014 Fireworks Highlights

David Dallison and Friends live at Summer Saturdays Waukegan Lakefront Concert 2012

Bowen Blues

Call it Stormy Monday - Big Ed's Waukegan

FULL ON EMPTY - Jolene 2/22/2013

Burn, Somnistatic live at Stiner Pavilion, Waukegan, IL August 24th 2013