A daily dip into the stacks, leading up to our 50th anniversary in October
The city’s Cultural Asset Mapping Project (C.A.M.P.) uses creative storytelling, data visualization, and many other collaborative tools to build arts engagement on the south and west sides.
Contretemps Contemporary Ballet challenges the stereotypes of the form in Heat Lightning.
A playwright’s playwright, Sally Nemeth planted seeds of encouragement and collaboration.
On play, creativity, and public pandemic art
James Allen is serving three life sentences for murder. No one ever said he killed anyone.
Changes in faces, places, and union rules might carry harbingers of a shifting landscape in Chicago theater.
How allegations of sexual abuse exposed cracks in the foundation of Young Chicago Authors, Free Write Arts & Literacy, and the city’s spoken word community
Marti Lyons takes over at Remy Bumppo, while Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo share the top job at Teatro Vista.
A new interdisciplinary work digs into the roots of one of the most mythologized of flowers.
In LEGACY: Phoenix^5, Joel Hall Dancers celebrate the past and look to the future.
Eschaton host Tony Grayson rolls out the willkommen mat for a livestream variety show.
In “Roots, Branches: Ancestor(s) Stones,” Monica Brown traces ancestral legacies.
Chicago Tap Theatre and JC Brooks team up for a new show with a 90s beat.
$5 million helps BET regain lost ground from COVID, while Ken-Matt Martin reignites a VG tradition.