Philip Glass’s soundtrack for piano, pipe organ, and chorus mirrors the repetition in the summoning spell.
Folklore can be the ultimate game of telephone. As a historical form of collective communication, it brings communities together while expressing what makes them unique, and the content of its […]
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 […]
Random Acts, Unwell, and PlayMakers Laboratory create scary stories to share (online) in the dark.
The company offers an online ‘retrospectacular’ of four previous shows.
The new database is working to connect and hire Black creatives in front of and behind the camera.
This season’s lineup focuses on harnessing the strength within.
Chicago quartet Third Coast Percussion have commissioned the first piece for percussion ensemble by minimalist giant Philip Glass, and it could help them do even more for the diverse emerging voices he sometimes overshadows.
True-life tales of murder, clowns, horror movie music, and more
The long-form senior staff writer has been with the paper more than three decades.
If you’re looking for haunted Halloween thrills, this selection from Philip Glass’s Candyman score can easily worm its way under your skin.
A selection of Chicago horror films
On the parallels between a 1987 Reader article and the movie Candyman.
R • 1 hour 38 min • 1992
The Walter Payton College Prep student newspaper devotes an issue to the community it borders, Cabrini-Green.