Senior writer Deanna Isaacs began contributing to the Reader in the 1980s, climbing a creaky staircase to a cluttered warren of offices in a then-unfashionable area of River North to deliver her typewritten freelance stories to managing editor Patrick Clinton. Many of those articles were brief, event-related pieces for the paper’s double-spread Calendar Page. (As […]
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With a little pluck
This fall, more than ever, the artists are helping us through.
The Reader brought home some AAN Awards.
Redmoon Theater’s demise offers a cautionary tale about contradictory impulses
Shuttered Redmoon leaves behind unforgettable images—and questions whether a theater can be both official and oppositional.
More behind-the-scenes images from the Great Chicago Fire Fest preview
An early peek at the fire-on-water spectacle that Redmoon will stage on the Chicago River in October
Vivian Maier, the lawsuit
A Vivian Maier exhibit leads to a lawsuit against the owners of the Wicker Park gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey.
Reader’s Agenda Tue 12/10: Die Fledermaus, Kellye Howard, and TV Ghost
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, December 10
What’s up with the Chicago Cultural Plan, the radio version
Outside the Loop radio checked in this week to talk about the Chicago Cultural Plan.
Other People’s Money may be the best revenge
Other People’s Money may be the best revenge.
Jack Clark, the original cabdriver-writer
This cabbie is no hack
Prenticegate: A trip to the inside of Mayor Rahm’s brain
Thanks to a scoop in the Daily Northwestern, we now know Mayor Rahm never really planned to preserve Prentice Women’s Hospital.
The Reader’s Agenda: Mon 11/26
What’s on the Agenda for Monday, November 26, 2012
This week’s movie action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
In this week’s Reader: Your NATO/G8 primer
What’s in the February 16, 2012 issue of the Reader
In this week’s Reader: Towering ambition
What’s in the February 2, 2012 issue of the Reader