“Where do you get a drink? Do you have to wear a veil? How can you stand it there?” my old friends ask. Sometimes I wonder how they can stand it here.
It produces 13 crops a year, 16 tons a month, with no sand, no bugs, and no pesticide residue. But the electricity bill is a killer.
The 27th Psalm has never sounded quite like this. “False witnesses rise against me,” sings the soprano, “breathing out fury.” A rollicking piano passage follows close behind her. “Of you […]
So here’s the scoop: Chicago’s own Brad Wheeler, who is on his way to becoming a genuinely original saxophonist, enters his quartet in the Ninth International Jazz Contest of Belgium, […]
FALLEN ANGELS Chimera Theatre Ensemble at Piper Hall When Noel Coward’s Fallen Angels premiered in 1925, more than a few reviews called it amoral, disgusting, vulgar, and an insult to […]
AIR FORCE ONE at the Wrigleyville Cabaret I hear that Andy Miller was pretty funny in the improv revue I Led the Pigeons to the Flag. And he may be […]
Boxing is boxing. Whether the fighters are male or female, the blood is one color, the bruises look the same, and the same skills apply to winning a bout. The […]
Many years ago–34 to be exact–I was a young man of 20 going with a girl with whom I had, by the standards of the 50s, a passionate relationship. That […]
FRIDA ** (Worth seeing) Directed by Paul Leduc Written by Leduc and Jose Joaquin Blanco With Ofelia Medina, Juan Jose Gurrola, Salvador Sanchez, and Max Kerlow. THE WOLF AT THE […]
Frankenstein’s Fish are what fishery managers stock in rivers and lakes these days, complains Ted Williams in Audubon (September 1987). “Already Wisconsin and Michigan are dumping triploid [genetically altered] salmon […]
Tune In, Turn Down, Cool Out G. Michael Donovan’s ears throbbed to the beat of rock radio and the screaming hype that went with it for 17 years. Leaving the […]
To the editors: Ms. Levinsohn’s article [“The Importance of Being Jewish,” August 7] does a creditable job of covering an interesting and complex phenomenon. I would question, however, her implication […]
How D.A. Weibring Stole the Western Open; or, What Everyone Else Was Doing While He Did The deluge that struck the Butler National Golf Club two weeks ago dictated both […]
To the editors: I wanted to congratulate you on a very fine article by Chiori Santiago [July 17] profiling the MinaSama-No Theatre group in the Neighborhood News column. It was […]