Author Archives: Keith Ann Stiverson

Summer Reading: Thrilling Cities by Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, is better known for his tall tales, but did you know he also wrote non-fiction? I really enjoyed a recent afternoon with Ian Fleming’s “Thrilling Cities,” a collection of his travel writing on … Continue reading

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100 Years of Modern Art: the Lawyer & the Armory Show

Thinking of visiting the Art Institute for the new exhibit “100 years of Picasso & Chicago“? Did you know a lawyer played a key role in the first exhibition that introduced Picasso to Chicago? One hundred years ago the International … Continue reading

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Bronze Bust and Chicago-Kent History

Did you know Justice Bailey, portrayed in a bronze bust seen here and in the library, founded Chicago College of Law with only 18 students in 1888? The bust was presented at law school graduation ceremonies in June, 1899 at Steinway Music Hall, … Continue reading

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