The life and times of archivist Michael Flug
And the 76-year-old Chicago educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.
A new book examines the local art and literature milieu in the early 20th century.
The author of The Warmth of Other Suns talks about her admiration for Studs Terkel and Working and offers her own list of great Chicago books.
Two books that consider the effects of the Great Migration face off in the second bout of the first round of our contest.
Court Theatre’s adaptation of Richard Wright’s novel Native Son reduces societal trauma to situational shame.
The Mercury Theater presents The Color Purple without fashionable cuts.
Court Theatre revives George C. Wolfe’s stage version of three stories by Zora Neale Hurston
Chicago prepares to honor its greatest writers—and dress their heirs.
Lupe Fiasco and Michael Ealy perform at a screening of excerpts from the alternative history documentary “The People Speak,” Wednesday 11/11 at Northwestern.