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2009 Chicago Humanities Festival Audio/Video Highlights

Roy Zipstein Tony Kusher The Chicago Humanities Festival has just begun to post audio and video of selected programs from its recently concluded 2009 festival, this year themed “Laughter.” The first three posts under “The Laughter Continues”: Tony Kushner receiving the 2009 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize (audio only) Historian Simon Schama telling Jewish jokes Second […]

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Absolut Kiss

This cabaret concert by the cast of Kiss of the Spider Woman–The Musical, which is playing in a first-rate touring production at the Chicago Theatre, promises to be high on quality, emotional pull, and historical significance. Certainly no lover of American musical theater will want to miss hearing two near-legendary stars, Carol Lawrence and Rita […]