Helen Finner remembers the autumn day two years ago when she was strolling outside the Ida B. Wells housing project, where she lives. A teenage mother was walking toward her. […]
Really, I mean it.
WE GOT A DATE Goat Island at Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ October 27 and 28 and November 3 and 4 The Goat Island performance group is one of […]
The Sierra Club’s wetland watchers represent an important new trend in environmental protection: When laws are in place but enforcement is lax, call in the citizen volunteers.
Who’ll Tell the Story of School Reform? No disrespect whatsoever intended, to the Sun-Times or to the Tribune, but school reform in Chicago has advanced to a point that’s way […]
Are we really supposed to believe that news with actors is any more “staged” than news without?
A HUNGARIAN FAIRY TALE *** (A must-see) Directed by Gyula Gazdag Written by Gazdag and Miklos Gyorffy With David Vermes and Eszter Csakanyi. When Soviet armies drove the Nazis from […]
UGLY’S FIRST WORLD Theater Oobleck You can assume that even bad Oobleck’s going to be better–smarter, funnier, stranger, truer–than nine-tenths of whatever else is available. Ugly’s First World is brilliant […]
His name was Jim Northcutt. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati with majors in philosophy and economics. He served during the Korean war and worked in the planning department of the CTA. This is his story.
URBAN BUSH WOMEN at the Dance Center of Columbia College October 26-28 “Urban bush women”–the name alone is a contradiction in terms, implying a vision both hip and primitive. And […]
To the editors: I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read the article on the Unity Temple [Neighborhood News, October 13] and the author referred to Frank Lloyd Wright’s “use […]
The plaintive, percolating, drawing-room rock of the Verlaines was formed in far-off Dunedin, New Zealand, a remote town in a country whose name is synonymous with remoteness. Strangely enough, Dunedin […]
To the editors: I am addressing this letter to the editors, but, in fact, it is directed to Abner Cunningham, whose most interesting letter appeared in the September 22, 1989 […]
So why do we have to sleep, anyway? I hate spending almost a third of my life in a coma. –Bill Toman, Madison, Wisconsin Why? It helps you understand what […]
To the editors: Bryan Miller’s Neighborhood News on Unity Temple (October 13) is full of misstatements of fact which could easily have been avoided by consulting actual documents instead of […]