Does a venue have the right to cancel an event if it objects to a client’s rhetoric?
Author Archives: Deanna Isaacs
Ken-David Masur is the new principal conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago
If the name sounds familiar, it’s because his father, Kurt, was a regular guest conductor of the CSO.
At Theater on the Lake, a free Prologue to a free season
Theater on the Lake kicks off its season with a free three-day seminar for the Chicago theater community.
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble’s Stitch plays for one more powerful night
In a tour de force, an a cappella trio of women capture the drudgery of factory sewing.
What was he thinking?
Here’s the explanation from the judge who tossed the lawsuit against the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
Despite Mayor Lightfoot’s campaign promise, Chicago’s casino will be owned by a private investor after all
So much for gambling of the people, by the people, and for the people.
A judge has dismissed the lawsuit that sought to stop the Obama Presidential Center
The activist group Protect Our Parks has been fighting to keep the center out of Jackson Park.
The CSO and the Joffrey, together at last!
But a program of Stravinsky, Ravel, and Rossini at Symphony Center shows neither to its best advantage.
A professor’s article claiming Israel’s “moral right” to annex the West Bank has caused an uproar at DePaul
To censure or not to censure? The university community is divided.
What’s wrong with putting the rich in charge?
Author Anand Giridharadas on Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Ripped from the headlines of 1957, West Side Story still has plenty to say about 2019
The Lyric’s faithful revival addresses immigration, discrimination, and changing neighborhoods, but it’s the women who are the stars.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians and Columbia College part-time faculty reach agreements with management
“We had no real choice,” says an orchestra member.
Chicago Opera Theater’s Moby-Dick is well worth chasing down
It’ll banish all your memories of English-class torture.
The battle over reproductive rights intensifies with revisions to federal policy and a new movie
Illinois joins 19 other states and DC in a lawsuit that challenges changes to Title X as unconstitutional.
CSO negotiations resume, free concerts continue
The entire orchestra will play together in Woodlawn.