Lucas museum clears another hurdle

The proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and a sampling of the collection. originally posted by chicagotribune.com by – John Byrne Lucas museum clears another hurdle Plan Commission gives thumbs up to Lucas museum George Lucas’ museum moved closer to touching down on the lakefront, getting the go-ahead Thursday from the Chicago Plan Commission for…

After School Matters Receives $25 Million Gift From George Lucas

(Image c/o: afterschoolmatters.org) The After School Matters program for teens received a $25 million donation from movie maker George Lucas Wednesday. The program was started by former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley, who died of breast cancer two years ago. “I cannot help but to think about Maggie Daley and all that she did to make After…

Stars Celebrate George Lucas' Wedding at Chicago Soiree

Courtesy of LucasFilm Mark Hamill, Robin Williams, Gayle King, Rahm Emanuel, Al Roker and more were spotted at the Windy City event for the “Star Wars” creator’s nuptials to Mellody Hobson. Hollywood descended upon Chicago on Saturday to celebrate the wedding of George Lucas and Windy City native Mellody Hobson. The couple, who tied the knot June 22 at…