For the Channel 25 producer, there are those who create work and those who have work created for them. And creating jobs for Africn-Americans is the highest call of all.
SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY, LeftEye Productions at O Bar & Cafe, and Theatre Q at the Halsted Street Cafe. With politicians on all sides using the bugaboo of same-sex marriage […]
At least 25 percent of Illinois AFDC families must be working during the year beginning October 1 in order for the state to get its full share of the new […]
Too many troupes? Remy Bumppo founders James Bohnen, Carol Loewnstern, and John Stoddard hopee there’s room at the table for one more.
City Enforcer Gary Somerville Takes Down a Gang of Meter Cheaters
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Schubert is remembered for his songs and chamber pieces–he wrote more than 700 of them before he died in 1828, at age 32–but some of his symphonies […]
The Death of the Black Jesus, Chicago Theatre Company. The recent release of FBI records concerning surveillance of the Black Panther movement during the 1960s and ’70s has sparked two […]
The Movings Louis-Leopold Boilly at the Art Institute of Chicago By Mark Swartz We all become anthropologists when we enter someone’s home for the first time. As soon as we […]
About 15 years ago I read an obscure government publication on the use of uranium in dental porcelain. It said uranium is added to dental porcelain for cosmetic reasons, to […]
THE DEVIL’S FAMILIAR: A com-edy of horrors, Griffin Theatre Company. Given a plot that mixes Christian and classical myths, William Massolia’s new fright show is unorthodox even as an entry […]
Bumper to Bumper in the Daley Center’s 25th floor courtrooms
Days of the Week
Lake Michigan’s new 25-perch limit is a sympton of an ecodisaster in the making.
N.W.A Greatest Hits (Ruthless) Has ‘Gangsta’ Rap’s Popularity Started to Slip?” a Wall Street Journal headline recently asked. The article ventured that “changing musical tastes and a national aversion to […]
Burns School, at 25th and Central Park, is a typical Chicago public school; otherwise it’s terrific.