Chicago expats Frank Rosaly and Rob Clearfield discuss the differences between pursuing jazz here and overseas.
Also, Rahm’s in Europe to promote Chicago and its tech business.
Noise in the Waters tells the stories of the thousands who lost their lives crossing the Mediterranean.
Maritsa Patrinos illustrates a chance encounter between two el riders.
Artist on Artist: Fingerstyle guitarist William Tyler talks to Douglas McCombs of Brokeback and Tortoise.
The Chicago Humanities Festival’s kid-friendly Stages, Sights & Sounds sets its sights on fairy tales.
Dan on men who like men in drag.
Are cyclists more prone to hit the streets and will bike-share programs be more successful if the helmets are left at home?
How European was the European Ryder Cup team?
NATO: a big international story in a city whose press no longer thinks globally
I’ve lost a lot of dough in Sara Lee stock this week, and the Dow’s swings are so wild that even Pepto-Bismol hasn’t helped.
Local filmmakers Julian Hayda and Father Myron Panchuk document the squatters living within the “Zone of Alienation” around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, and the failed reactor’s crumbling container, in their documentary “Block Four: Chernobyl 2011,” screening Thursday 4/28 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
There’s no Obama on the horizon in Europe, the AP reports.
If Europe were a burning house, what would you run back in to save?
Want to relive the life of a professional woman half a century ago? Who needs a time machine when you’ve got Europe?