Damn if R. Kelly doesn’t love the drama. The Chicago R&B artist’s autobiography Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me comes out this weekend (although Kelly won't be making promotional appearances, citing a recurrence of the throat problems he had last year).
The Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Chicago has received a $10 million gift from two longtime supporters.The museum announced the donation from Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson on Wednesday. A 300-seat theater in the museum will be named the Edlis Neeson Theater in their honor.
Local museums often stack their summer schedules offering something special for tourists and locals alike. Eight Forty-Eight’s Alison Cuddy recently checked out one of these current exhibitions, Motor Cocktail at the Museum of Contempoary Art.