The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest will take place June 22-25 in the city and suburbs where Hughes’s classic 1980s teen movies were filmed.
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Jason Diamond’s Searching for John Hughes is really a journey of self-discovery
The Brooklyn author’s North Shore adolescence was a different kind of teen movie.
Dinner & a Show: Wednesday 4/7
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
This Week’s Movie Action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Some Kind of Wonderful Wardrobe Department
John Hughes’s movies helped define the 80s for a lot of people, and one underappreciated way they did that was through the characters’ clothes. Wardrobe was rarely front-and-center in his flicks, but many a teenage girl yearned to look as adorable as Molly Ringwald in her vintagey, off-kilter ensembles. Here’s a short appreciation of the […]
6/26-6/27 — Free performances at Chicago Pride Fest
More than 20 free performances Friday and Saturday at Chicago Pride Fest.