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The Great Chicago Playwrights Exposition

Those Lincoln Avenue roommates, the Body Politic and Victory Gardens theaters, have lent their two-level performance complex as well as their energies to the task of bringing off this six-week-long 13-playwright showcase for homegrown talents. Productions include two full-length works, three programs of short plays, and a couple of pieces-in-progress (see below for details). Body […]

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Chicago Latino Film Festival

The final three days of a ten-day festival of features, shorts, and documentaries from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and the United States, sponsored by Columbia College. All screenings will be held at Columbia College Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11 th St., Friday, June 26, through Sunday, June 28. Tickets prices are $4, $3 students […]

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The Great Chicago Playwrights Exposition

Those Lincoln Avenue roommates, the Body Politic and Victory Gardens theaters, have lent their two-level performance complex as well as their energies to the task of bringing off this six-week-long 13-playwright showcase for homegrown talents. Productions include two full-length works, three programs of short plays, and a couple of pieces-in-progress (see below for details). Body […]

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Chicago Latino Film Festival

The opening week of a ten-day festival of features, shorts, and documentaries from 16 Latin American countries, Spain, and the United States, sponsored by Columbia College. Unless otherwise noted, all screenings will be held at Columbia College Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St., Friday, June 19, through Sunday, June 28. Tickets to most screenings are […]

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The Great Chicago Playwrights Exposition

Those Lincoln Avenue roommates, the Body Politic and Victory Gardens theaters, have lent their two-level performance complex as well as their energies to the task of bringing off this six-week-long 13-playwright showcase for homegrown talents. Productions include two full-length works, three programs of short plays, and a couple of pieces-in-progress (see below for details). Body […]

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European Community Film Festival

A week’s worth of new films from Europe, many of them U.S. premieres, sponsored by Cinema/Chicago and the American Film Institute. All screenings will be held at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Friday, June 12: through Thursday, June 18. Individual tickets are $6, $5 for Cinema/Chicago and American Film Institute members; for information, […]

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The Great Chicago Playwrights Exposition

Those Lincoln Avenue roommates, the Body Politic and Victory Gardens theaters, have lent their two-level performance complex as well as their energies to the task of bringing off this six-week-long 13-playwright showcase for homegrown talents. Productions include two full-length works, three programs of short plays, and a couple of pieces-in-progress (see below for details). Body […]

Posted inArts & Culture

The Great Chicago Playwrights Exposition

Those Lincoln Avenue roommates, the Body Politic and Victory Gardens theaters, have lent their two-level performance complex as well as their energies to the task of bringing off this six-week-long 13-playwright showcase for homegrown talents. Productions include two full-length works, three programs of short plays, and a couple of pieces-in-progress (see below for details). Body […]

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Off-Off Loop Theatre Festival

Last year, with the Chicago International Theatre Festival running at about the same time, there was an aura of the underdog to this event. This year, they’ve got a nice logo and the field more or less to themselves. Still, the specifics are the same: ten plucky non-Equity companies displaying their wares in a series […]

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Off-Off Loop Theatre Festival

Last year, with the Chicago International Theatre Festival running at about the same time, there was an aura of the underdog to this event. This year, they’ve got a nice logo and the field more or less to themselves. Still, the specifics are the same: ten plucky non-Equity companies displaying their wares in a series […]

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Fourth Annual Jewish Film Fest

Twelve foreign and American films on Jewish themes, presented at four different locations in Chicago, Skokie, and Park Forest by the Marvin N. Stone Centre for Jewish Arts & Letters. Admission varies, from $3 to $5, depending on the location, for information, call 761-9100. ANGRY HARVEST Working in Germany, Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland (Provincial Actors) […]