In honor of this weekend’s summit and protests: an index!
Cloud Gate, aka the Bean, voted best public art work
Noon | Claudia Cassidy Theater DJ Tudo Deolinda Though this remarkable Portuguese quartet plays fado, the national style of its homeland, it breaks with tradition in several ways. Most groups with a singer as powerful as Ana Bacalhau would simply travel under her name, but Deolinda maintain a band identity, emphasizing their collective approach. They […]
Daley Plaza hosts a sidewalk sale.
Get a free one-hour preview of next weekend’s Irish-American Heritage Festival, tomorrow in Daley Plaza from noon to 1 PM.
Chicago’s Croatian-American community celebrates Croatian-American Days from 5/14-5/17 with several free events.
Some photos by Lauri Apple of the teabagger protest in Daley Plaza yesterday.
Beer and Baubles, Hideout Annual Holiday Sale, Indie Arts Market, and more
A few of the free events and services planned for Bike to Work Week.
You Shoot: Kids on the Picasso
“The myth we believed in was becoming reality,” radical activist Abbie Hoffman wrote in his 1980 autobiography, looking back on the 1969 Woodstock festival. “We were not alone. Acres of freaks. No cops. . . . The greatest musical gathering in history taught us we could be together.” Since 1989 the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company has […]
Every August Rich Cotovsky–actor, director, off-Loop theater owner, and licensed pharmacist–dons a curly black wig and a shirt made from the American flag and presides over one of the city’s edgiest theater festivals as the living incarnation of Abbie Hoffman, circa 1969. For the duration of the two-and-a-half-day marathon of plays and performance art, founded […]