Changing culture requires shifts in thinking as radical as adapting to virtual reality.
The film isn’t perfect by any means, but the new version rights many of the most egregious wrongs of the original.
Leave your saddlebags at the door and mount up for one hell of a ride!
Fannie (The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer) by Cheryl L. West, now onstage at the Goodman Theatre, delivers a sorely needed injection of patriotism into our cynical electorate. But don’t balk at the word “patriotism”—this show is a far departure from your high school assembly. Fannie was presented abridged last fall in public […]
This visually sumptuous space opera is sure to please new audiences and Dune fans alike.
Othello is usually viewed as “Shakespeare’s Race Play” and somewhat rightfully so—after all, the Bard almost never wrote Black characters. In our society race overshadows everything, so much so that much discourse around Othello tends to obstinately revolve around whether or not the play is “racist”—as if an inanimate object were able to take offense […]
The new Candyman film draws inspiration from the original from the very first scene of the opening credits. Just as the 1992 version began with a slow crawl along the highway, the 2021 version follows the path of the el tracks, then flips, traveling skyward and westward through downtown in a stunning, upside-down shot of […]
And on top of that, it’s a perfect summer romp.
“Reimagining Utopia” focuses on multidisciplinary artists and visions of a better future.
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Venues were in flux, but Chicago improv pushed back against racism and harassment in 2020.
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The New Frontier program introduced groundbreaking multimedia series watched through a pair of VR goggles.
The best of the virtual fest is coming to you soon.