The Shigeyama family, a Japanese theater troupe, performs for free tonight at 7 PM at University of Chicago’s International House.
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Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Dance for Your Rights
Hyde Park was a bastion of the Stonewall-era gay-rights movement in Chicago.
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: The Cradle of Chicago-Style Theater
Both Chicago improv and the off-Loop theater movement have their roots in Hyde Park. Sheldon Patinkin was there.
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Movies
Doc Films and the University of Chicago Film Studies Center
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Expelled From the Garden
The U. of C. wants to park bulldozers on a Woodlawn community garden, and it won’t take “let’s talk about this” for an answer.
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Beyond Robie House
A tour of some of the neighborhoods’ lesser-known architectural gems
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: An Island in the Swamp
For decades now, most of Chicago’s political independents have emerged from Hyde Park and Kenwood.
Hyde Park & Kenwood Issue: Performing Arts
Where to go in the birthplace of off-Loop theater
What Sort of Woman Reads Playboy?
By day Peggy Wilkins runs Unix servers at the U. of C. By night she tends her apartment-size collection of Playboys, moderates the Playboy Mailing List, builds Playmate databases, and even sends free advice to Hef.
Can a Bad Neighborhood Give You Cancer?
According to current and former University of Chicago researchers, quite possibly.
Films by Joseph Cornell 1937-1965
Doc Films shows short films by New York surrealist Joseph Cornell on Tuesday 1/12.
Can Alexi Giannoulias shake off the problems plaguing his family’s bank to win Obama’s old Senate seat?
“After the Olympic Bid: What’s Next for Chicago?” Panel Discussion
Panel on Chicago’s future at Roosevelt University.
The Murder of Fred Hampton
“The Murder of Fred Hampton” screens Wednesday 12/2 as part of “The Black Panther Party in Retrospect” conference at the University of Chicago.
“The Hidden History of the University of Chicago”
Free tour of the dark history of the University of Chicago; part of the Pocket Guide to Hell Tour Series