An example of the new multiculturalist wave in French cinema, this second feature directed by Karim Dridi follows the travails of Ismael, a young Parisian of Tunisian parentage, as he […]
A homegrown historian makes the city his classroom.
Days of the Week
A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES AND MORE TALES, Excaliber Shakespeare Company, at Cafe Voltaire. It’s midnight, the day after Thanksgiving, in Cafe Voltaire’s amenity-free basement, midway through Excaliber’s latest literary […]
Clothes make the man, with a little help from a Hull House business class./Lisa Alvarado Get Her Due
Elshtain on war: “On one of the many radio interview programs I participated in during the gulf war, I suggested that perhaps we Americans should be thinking about what happens […]
N.A.M.E.’s future depends on its new director; Laszlo Sulyok, who faces a mountain of debt.
When Stanley Crane is onstage you can hear a pun drop.
Retro theatre Company, at the Holy Covenant United Methodist Church
Sculptor Tom Czarnopys says some of his earliest memories involve hunting and fishing in a national forest near his boyhood home in Michigan. “I remember when I was perhaps five […]
Broad Shoulders Theatre
Joe Lovano There’s something ironic in saxophonist Joe Lovano’s popular ascension over the last decade. While the scarce ink glossy magazines give to jazz is reserved almost exclusively for the […]
Feminist or antifeminist? Lefty liberal or right-wing conservative? Intellectual street fighter Jean Bethke Elshtain knows there’s no such thing as a simple solution.
Dusty Groove/Electronic Music
Lead Stories Michael McLean began serving time in New York in September for a string of burglaries of posh residences in Brooklyn and Staten Island, including the homes of several […]