Writer-comedian-podcaster Eric Barry’s essay on why he’s leaving Chicago for New York City went viral for all the wrong reasons.
The Hemosa-based musical theater company could have told a powerful story of Latinxs in America. Instead they cast a white actor as the storyteller.
Is the left pivoting toward Trump?
The media circles back to a Kurdish restaurant owner pursued by Homeland Security.
Kim Davis isn’t the first Kentucky office-holder to say no.
dWriting for HuffPo, doing good, and making nothing
Chicago native Lisa Joyce contributes a scene-stealing performance to Jonathan Demme’s screen version of Ibsen’s The Master Builder.
A new study on religion raises the question: If kids have trouble with reality—so what?
A 31-year-old community activist with all of $650 in her coffers takes on our $7 million mayor.
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is immersed in Judaic literature.
Our all-local gift guide features vintage-suitcase boom boxes and beer-brewing classes, just to name a couple of highlights.
Debating innocence and guilt in Chicago and Paris, Illinois
Jonathan Abarbanel, one half of the Dueling Critics show dumped by WBEZ, is the new head of the American Theatre Critic’s Association.
First Son, details the accomplishments of Mayor Richard M. Daley—but it barely sets foot in Chicago.
If the Koch brothers buy the Tribune Company, then what?