JIM LAUDERDALE Although the melodic twists of his songs stand out on country radio like diamonds in a pile of manure, Jim Lauderdale is undeniably a cog in the big […]
THE WINTER’S TALE, Footsteps Theatre Company, at the Theatre Building. In Shakespeare’s late romance the injuries done by two hotheaded fathers are healed by time and their children. Jealous Leontes, […]
Romance Rating *** A must see Directed and written by Catherine Breillat With Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stevenin, Rocco Siffredi, and Francois Berleand. By Jonathan Rosenbaum I’ve never put much stock […]
Headline To whom it may concern: (Re: “The prepositionally challenged” item in Harold Henderson’s City File of October 22, 1999, which reads: “From a public-radio commercial repeatedly broadcast on WBEZ […]
They may get regular paychecks and wear shoes nowadays, but the faithful of the People’s Law Office haven’t mellowed much.
Lead Stories After questioning Stephanie Loudermilk about the death of her 28-year-old husband, Bryan, in June, police in Okeechobee, Florida, said in October that they believe he died accidentally in […]
Excerpts from Food & TV By Elizabeth M. Tamny The Kitchen Sessions With Charlie Trotter–It’s always good to see a cooking show from Chicago (with a vaguely Prairie School set […]
The founding of Israel meant a new homeland for some and broken hearts for others. A new documentary brings home the Palestinian experience.
Dear Reader, Thanks for the thought-provoking article “Building a Better Baby” [October 22]. I sincerely wish that anyone trying to conceive a child would read Dan Savage’s book The Kid. […]
John Corbett Goes on Record Over the last decade, writer, concert promoter, record producer, disc jockey, and educator John Corbett has had more influence than anyone on how Chicagoans learn […]
October 1, 8:20 PM, 5000 block of South Lake Shore Drive. Theft. Officer questioned four teenagers he spotted breaking into car. “We weren’t stealing the car,” one said. “We were […]
BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO In the 40s, either by design or serendipity, tenor saxist Paul Quinichette played so much like Lester Young, aka Prez, that he was nicknamed “the Vice President.” […]
Subject: Stereolab review [October 29] You can’t even call what was published a review. There is only a brief mention of the contents of the record, which is of course […]
PRE-PARADISE, SORRY NOW, Trap Door Theatre. In an age dominated by flat-footed realists it’s hard not to yearn for writers with dash and daring like playwright-filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Call […]
Polish Film Festival in America The 11th annual Polish Film Festival in America, produced by the Society for Arts, continues Friday, November 12, through Saturday, November 20. Screenings will be […]