Pride Film Fest showcases LGBTQ+ shorts and features a diverse mix of riveting stories told across the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
The untold story of Joe Mantegna’s teenage garage band
The Apocryphals formed at Morton East High School in Cicero and released five singles before Mantegna left to pursue his burgeoning acting career.
Candide, Gidion’s Knot, and ten more stage shows to see now
A revamped version of Leonard Bernstein’s operetta and a taut, intense two-hander are among this week’s best bets.
Curl up and dye
Street View featuring wardrobe stylist Elizabeth Margulis and her big blue hair.
Mia Wallace makes an appearance in Bucktown
Street View features a stylish Holland, Michigan, version of Mia Wallace.
Chicago theater 2014: In a year of hard losses, the shows went on—many of them spendidly
The Chicago theater community lost Sheldon Patinkin and several others in 2014, but the shows went on—some of them spendidly.
Best Salon to Bring Together Hair and Art
I don’t think anyone could successfully argue that hairstyling isn’t an art.
Hair gets back to its roots
American Theater Company revitalizes Hair, the 1967 “American tribal love-rock musical.”
Gossip Wolf: Bobby Conn re-creates his Hideout residency on Bandcamp
Bobby Conn re-creates his Hideout residency on Bandcamp, and more
12 O’Clock Track: Ty Segall & White Fence, “I Am Not a Game”
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is from the highly anticipated Ty Segall/White Fence collaboration, Hair.
Do John Darnielle and Blago share the same “football”?
The secret of Blago’s hair revealed
Blago’s ‘Bama Bangs.
Remembering Tom O’Horgan
Chicago director Sheldon Patinkin recalls Tom O’Horgan, best known for directing Hair on Broadway.
Written in the stars
The Age of Aquarius seems to be proceeding according to plan.