Posted inArts & Culture

A Lesson Before Dying

A play about racism and wrongful application of the death penalty may not be the most upbeat way to spend a summer evening on Lake Michigan, but A Lesson Before Dying is worth it. Originally performed as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Arts Exchange program, Romulus Linney’s fleet stage adaptation retains the power, humor, and […]

Posted inNews & Politics

The Return of Larry Eyler

When he was sentenced to death for the murder of an Uptown boy prostitute, police and prosecutors thought they had brought an end to a long series of gruesome homosexual murders. But the killing hasn’t stopped, and now Eyler is returning to court with a s In a Rogers Park alley on August 21, 1984, […]