Last fall for the Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, Aguijón Theater (the oldest Latinx company in the city) unveiled the world premiere of Rey Andújar’s La Gran Tirana (descarga dramática), a fantasia based on the life of singer “La Lupe” (Lupe Victoria Yolí Raymond). This year, the company turns its attentions and considerable talents […]
Does the “Frida Kahlo: Timeless” exhibition and others like it go too far in their pursuit of bigger audiences?
Nature, art, and community in Chicago’s backyard
On the new Legacy! Legacy!, Chicago singer and poet Jamila Woods lovingly details how art can learn from the past as it shapes the future.
The company’s latest spectacular is “a waking dream of Mexico” as mind-bestirring as it is surreal.
Lakeview’s tiny empanada emporium goes for big flavor in Hot Doug’s former digs.
Barack Obama College Prep becomes a school to be named later.
A painting by the former president shows signs of possible inner life.
Chicagoans recommend Science Is Culture, Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo, artist Antonio Martorell
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