A new biography examines Edith Rockefeller McCormick’s stranger-than-fiction life.
It should be a trainwreck, but it’s not, just so long as you put your intellect on hold.
João Dumans and Affonso Uchoa’s film conjures up the vision of a working-class literary culture improbably thriving in the rootlessness of the 21st century.
Five extraordinary films about film, by five extraordinary filmmakers.
Chicago rapper the Boy Illinois headlines his first show since dropping the triumphant Windy EP, three current and former Chicagoans set a piece of Finnegans Wake to music, and more.
Ten new reviews of notable stage shows, among them a musical based on Elmer Rice’s expressionist 1923 satire.
The Missouri strike was the best thing that happened last year in football
James Joyce set the bar high
Kokandy Productions presents an amiably bad production of Loving Repeating, Frank Galati and Stephene Flaherty’s chamber musical about Gertrude Stein.
Remy Bumppo Theatre aces Tom Stoppard’s erudite play Travesties.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, June 16
There was a lot to see at Expo Chicago’s preview night, and some of it was even on the walls.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, June 16
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
With Something in the Air Olivier Assayas takes another crack at his radical adolescence.