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Extra Extra: Art Institute Gets a Big Grant from Indian Government

By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Jan 28, 2012 10:00PM

• The Art Institute of Chicago is receiving a major grant from the government of India, in honor of an 1893 speech given by Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda. The four-year program includes professional exchanges for staff of the Art Institute and Indian museums. [ABC7]

• It was a violent Friday night in the city, as 12 people were injured in shootings. [Tribune]

• A South Side woman bit and scratched an officer after she tried to break into the apartment she was evicted from. [Sun-Times]

• At the Grand Chefs Gala last night, Jean Banchet awards went to Giuseppe Tentori for Chef of the Year, Amanda Rockman for Pastry Chef of the Year, Next for Best New Restaurant and Best Fine Dining, and other stars in the restaurant industry. [Tribune]

• A Roscoe Village Chase Bank was robbed this morning. [Chicago Breaking News]