So Godzilla, Mothra, and Gamera go to a funeral. . .
Purge the bitter taste of this year with these dishes and drinks.
Chicago DEA special agent in charge Jack Riley has targeted the Outfit, dirty cops, street gangs, and the Sinaloa cartel, yet the drugs keep coming.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Thursday, October 21, through Sunday, October 31, with screenings in Chicago and Northbrook
Two Michiganders put a violent end to their sister’s wicked ways
Back in 1983 two middle-aged brothers named Frank and Malachy McCourt hit Chicago with A Couple of Blaguards, their boozy barroom revue of stories and songs about growing up in–and escaping from–the rainy Irish coastal city of Limerick. A surprise hit at the now-defunct CrossCurrents cabaret, Blaguards stretched a two-week booking into an eight-month run, […]
Tucked away in the back rooms of Artemisia Gallery (which is capable of mounting five one-person shows at once) is a refreshing surprise. The drawings of Michael Russick and paintings by his brother David are entirely unfamiliar to me, yet both follow a familiar sensibility uneasily known as the “Chicago style” of art. Nevertheless, each […]