The photographer contends with sexism through distorted portrayals of midcentury housewives.
Growing up in the Chicago suburbs in the 1950s and 60s, photographer Patty Carroll spent some of the most formative years of her life in a homogenous, harmonious bubble. By way of cookie-cutter houses, rigid gender norms, and notions of perfectionism and civility, Carroll came to know the suburbs as “fabricated places of solace,” as […]
The winter leg features everything from comedy to spoken word to music.
Various performances run through March 25.
After a messy presidential election, the performances in this year’s edition target the political realm.
The performance artist has two one-woman shows at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre: Written in Sand and Unicorn Gratitude Mystery.
Is there anything more human than sex? From the very first time we feel maternal bonds as infants, to the years we spend falling in and out of romantic love, intimacy, desire, and attraction wiggle their way into seemingly every aspect of our lives. Sex is crucial to the understanding of the human race because, […]
The Lunar New Year Parade, a dumpling-making dinner, and more ways to ring in the Year of the Rooster
Filmspotting, Handmade Market, and more happenings from January 13-15.