The Saints volunteer usher service moves into the new Goodman.
Theater people Steve Herson, Matt Kozlowski, Scott Cummins, Robbie Lane, and Tom Clark find their Blue Moon tavern overrun with people like them.
The MacArthur Foundation has the cash, and smaller theater groups desperately need it. Now it’s up to Sunny Fisher of theDriehaus Foundation to put the two together.
Are first-time playwright penny Penniston and her producer husband Jeremy Wechsler ready to take their hot little play into the big time?
The new multiplex at the Century is betting that moviegoers will fork over a little more dough for a little comfier ride.
Financial irregularities were discovered recently at the League of Chicago Theatres. But as early as last spring, members like Defiant Theatre’s Jennifer Gehr and B.F. Helman found the league mysteriously short of cash.
The movie theater at 600 N. Michigan is on the block, but with a gut of downtown screens, it’s going begging for a buyer.
Why wasn’t the League of Chicago Theatres’ embezzlement fiasco caught earlier? You could ask the league’s auditors, but they’re busy defending themselves in a malpractice suit in Cicero.
How could this happen? The story behind the League of Chicago Theatere’s disastrous embezzlement scandal.
These downtown stages are dark, though it’s hard to tell from their marquees.
Aided by Marta Pappert (left), Chicago Artists’ Coalition executive director Arlene Rakoncay plans to open a downtown gallery to nurture up-and-coming talents.
Everyone involved is sworn to secrecy, but William Chin’s fireing from the Chicago Children’s Choir may have something to do with a $30 million master plan.
Art Chicago loses key player Ilana Vardy to the competition.
La Raza’s Art Project One of the decade’s notable artistic developments has been the crossover of Latin American culture into the English-speaking mainstream, and Elbio Rodriguez Barilari, editor of the Spanish-language weekly La Raza, wants that to include something more sophisticated than salsa dancing and Mexican soap operas. In April, Barilari unveiled Arena Cultural, a […]
New Lessons Afoot “I can dance, but I’m not a trained dancer,” explains Bonnie Brooks, the UCLA professor who’s been named director of the Dance Center of Columbia College. Her appointment represents a significant change after Columbia ended Shirley Mordine’s 30-year reign at the center. Mordine focused on training students to be dancers or choreographers, […]