More than 20 years ago, Dave Liebman laid down his tenor saxophone to concentrate solely on the soprano, and he still commands one of the three definitive voices on that […]
Dear editor: I was pleasantly surprised by Bryan Miller’s article “Guns & Women” [February 4]. As a former police officer, I have seen firsthand the dismal failure of the system […]
In a new collection of essays, academics examine the proposition that humans have an innate affinity for the natural world.
The element at the root of numerous environmental evils has inspired a new paradigm of preventative pollution control.
Jeff McMahon grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in New York, but no matter how clearly he delineates real streets, neighborhoods, and events in his one-man performance piece […]
Editor Under Siege “When people come around waving semiautomatic guns and arresting your boss, that’s not an easy thing to swallow,” a young journalist named Stephanie Gadlin reflects. The people […]
Thumbs down. Out of all the ten-million-and-one things of interest to write about in the great city of Chicago . . . you gotta sensationalize on “Guns & Women”? Boo. […]
Dear Sir: Unless there is also an Illinois income tax reduction based upon rent, tenants will be severely penalized by any shifting of school funding from the real estate tax […]
It’s hard to imagine a good idea getting more royally screwed up than the plan to redevelop the Hi-Way Theater, a project that should have been finished in 1992. The […]
From Free Speech to Greenpeace: The Journey of Jack Weinberg, Radical Optimist
Trade secret from Como Inn proprietor Joe Marchetti Jr.: Seat the Lyric Opera crowd in one dining room, the Bulls fans in another.
MARLENE DUMAS: WORKS ON PAPER AND PAINTINGS at the Arts Club of Chicago, through March 5 On view at the Arts Club of Chicago is the work of Marlene Dumas, […]
*** NAKED (A must-see) Directed and written by Mike Leigh With David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Gregg Cruttwell, Claire Skinner, Peter Wight, Deborah Maclaren, and Gina McKee. Mike Leigh’s […]
Illinois has its best chance in 25 years to get a progressive income tax–if it’s not oversold.
EL QUINTO SOL: TENOCHTITLAN AND TLATELOLCO RECENT FINDINGS at the Mexican Fina Arts Center Museum, through May 29 No matter how many exhibits of pre-Columbian art I see, the best […]