Grady.qxd Dear Reader: In her criticism of Mount Pilot [Spot Check, June 6], Monica Kendrick writes: “Too many of these city slickers are wailing about hard times when it sounds […]
On the same day the marines suspended boxing at boot camp because a recruit died of a head injury, Alderman Walter Burnett Jr. took the council floor to promote his […]
Cheb Hasni Lover’s Rai (Rounder) Fadela & Sahrawi Walli (Rounder) Khaled Sahra (Island) By Peter Margasak Among the liberal reforms recently proposed by Iran’s president-elect Mohammed Khatami are limits on […]
A museum preserves Harold Washington’s office, but his spirit has left town.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Stone Circle Theatre, at Profiles Theatre. In their production of The Sneeze last August, the Stone Circle Theatre displayed an originality and competence rare in fledgling companies. […]
Con Air Director Simon West hits just the right note between self-conscious silliness and real dramatic intensity in an action-thriller that uses typecast actors to make the characters’ one-liners and […]
Performance Anxiety at the Museum of Contemporary Art, through July 6 By Fred Camper When the State of Illinois Building–now the James R. Thompson Center–first opened, a friend of mine […]
CHICAGO MOVING COMPANY If there’s any Western dance equivalent to the oriental forms of No and the martial arts, intended to produce beauty and cosmic connection throughout a lifetime, it’s […]