AMERICA IS IN THE HEART Pintig Cultural Group at Greenview Arts Center Do you know what a Filipino feels in America? I mean one who is aware of the intricate […]
To the editors: [Re: Neighborhood News, July 17] dog wars in lincoln park is just a pinprick to non-dog owners. with 92 million households in america, and 50 million dogs, […]
Percentage of Bush and Clinton supporters who showed a “strong” level of commitment to their candidate in a June survey by the Chicago firm Market Facts: 25-30. Percentage of people […]
Bonita Hyman’s voice, a lustrous, full-bodied mezzo, can convey both warm radiance or sultry sensuality. Her artistry, too, is easing into full bloom–making her one of the more convincing and […]
In India six-year-old girls are sold by their fathers to traveling circuses for four-year stints for a sum that will feed their families for a year. One of these girls, […]
Taking its name from the Tower Building at the intersection of North, Damen, and Milwaukee–commonly called the “Coyote Building” because it once housed the Coyote Gallery–this multimedia arts event includes […]
“Every photo lab has ‘the box,’” he says. “Ours happens to be a drawer, but it’s the same thing.” “The box” is in a back room, halfway down a sterile […]
MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY at Ravinia September 2-5 Martha Graham’s remarkable career spanned 70 years, during which she revolutionized dance in America and exerted a major influence on dance around […]
The affinity that any particular group has for its particular poison is a subtle expression of its self-image and aspirations.
MASS APPEAL Avenue Theatre Written more than a decade ago, Bill C. Davis’s witty and touching Mass Appeal seems more timely and troubling than ever today. As the American Catholic […]
The Swainson’s hawks that nest in Kane County may not have fledged any young this year. Bob Montgomery, who works for the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation in Dundee, discovered one […]
Competition heats up in the music biz: the Nederlander Organization has taken another step into Jam Productions’ turf with a new deal to book Park West-type acts in the China Club.
Choreographer Rachael Milder often creates quirky characters who bend their bodies in strange, otherworldly fashion, conjuring up images of animals, space aliens, or something in between. Other times she makes […]
It’s easy to be of two minds about the Bad Livers. On the one hand, this Austin-based trio’s brand of nuclear-strength bluegrass is really funny; the three essay fiddle-, banjo-, […]