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Music Fri Aug 22 2008

"The Planets" Under the Stars

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Tonight Chicago Sinfonietta will be performing Gustav Holst's "The Planets" in Millennium Park while photographs from NASA are projected onto a screen behind them. The show was a big hit when it was originally performed two years ago and they've decided to bring it back for a repeat performance in a venue where you can actually see the stars. To help you do that, they're sitting up telescopes along the lawn and making docents available to assist and explain what you're viewing. The performance is free and begins at 7:30.

 
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Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

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Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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