The Chicago Pride Parade, which first marched out of Washington Square Park in 1970, now attracts hundreds of thousands of people—revelers and spectators, queer folks, allies, and more than a few politicians—along its Lakeview route. The parade kicks off Sunday at noon, but the weekend, the culmination of Pride Month, also offers pre- and postparade […]
Justin Hayford’s review of the Naked July fest at National Pastime Theater—rating asses and daring to bring up feminism—has sparked a vigorous discussion.
Think the performing arts pickings get slim during the summer? It’s not necessarily so. In addition to Justin Hayford’s in-depth look at offerings from National Pastime Theater’s Naked July festival and Laura Molzahn’s Critic’s Choice on the latest from Luna Negra Dance Theater, we’ve got capsule reviews on 13 new shows. Albert Williams writes about […]