Charles Brown The Complete Aladdin Recordings of Charles Brown (Mosaic) Ray Charles The Early Years (Tomato) The Nat “King” Cole Trio profoundly altered the course of urban American music. Formed […]
Level 6, at Zebra Crossing Theatre. What disturbs me most about Level 6’s Monte La Grosjambe Presents “Sex Est une Femme” is that a lot of time and talent seem […]
In the film In the Line of Fire, John Malkovich plays an ex-CIA-operative-turned-psychopathic-assassin who manufactures a gun made out of polymer or some kind of plastic compound. He’s able to […]
New Yorkers are flocking to David Dillon’s Party.
Some day years from now the city may regret ticketing Mark Thomas’s car for violating a residents-only parking zone in Lakeview. So enraged was Thomas by that ticket that he’s […]
News releases you won’t see from Com Ed anytime soon. From Wisconsin Electric in Milwaukee: “Two large wind turbines specially designed for the Midwest’s lower wind speeds are scheduled to […]
Profiles Performance Ensemble, at Red Bones Theatre. These are perfectly serviceable premises for comedy: Abraham Lincoln has second thoughts about a flippant remark he made at a press conference. Count […]
Everyone in the media seems to agree that “our safety” and “our innocence” have been lost in one fell swoop. But just who belongs to this bessed “we”? Who among us would feel safe and secure in a place like Oklahoma City?
Dear Editor: Harold Henderson did a good job of presenting the environmental arguments against rebuilding the Northwest Incinerator [“Talking Trash,” April 14]. His interviews with the city’s proponents for yet […]
Interface (Peer/Gynt), Chicago Actors Ensemble. In an intriguing transformation, Rick Helweg has reduced Peer Gynt, Henrik Ibsen’s 1867 play, from almost three hours to 105 minutes and from a cast […]
Familias Pepatian at the Dance Center of Columbia College, May 11-13 For several years now funders have been handing out money to dance and other arts groups that actively involve […]
Dear Editor: Everyone at Remains Theatre is familiar with reviews. We have received a lot of good ones and a lot of bad ones. We also understand and respect the […]
Artist Chris Peldo was temporarily without a studio and looking for a place to paint when art dealer David Leonardis offered him a sanctuary of sorts for the weekend. Peldo […]
My list for this year’s statewide spring bird count included 50 species of birds, two species of amphibians, and one reptile. The reptile was a pretty-good-sized specimen of the northern […]