Mayoral resignations are rare in Chicago. That hasn’t deterred protesters and politicians looking to change the course of history.
Organizers of the Chicago contingent in the 1963 March on Washington say it’s time for another movement.
The Butchershop Quartet get back together to play their version of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring to celebrate the work’s centennial
The city of Chicago still hasn’t received any federal funds for the NATO summit
It’s clear that to Mayor Emanuel, this was a big fucking bummer.
The city has yet to receive any grant money to prepare for the summits in May
A NATO/G8 primer: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask
Will Chicago learn from its $12 million protest mistake?
Edna’s Stewart’s eponymous west-side soul food restaurant will close as of August 1; an oral history by Amy Evans of the Southern Foodways Alliance offers a picture of what we’ve lost.
Filmed in 2000 during the riots in Buenos Aires, this vibrant 2001 indie feature by Sandra Gugliotta may already be a little dated, but it’s still the only Argentinean film I saw in last year’s Chicago Latino Film Festival that seemed to reflect current events. After a brief fling with a visiting Italian, a young […]
The thriving if sinful city of Cairo seemed destined for greatness. What went wrong?