An audacious interpretation of a literary classic hits the stage.
Some determined Chicago-area veterans stalk the halls of Congress searching for a sympathetic ear.
Santiago Cucullu: Wiyya to Hell Owwa That at Julia Friedman, through June 21 Brandon LaBelle: Learning From Seedbed at Standard, through June 14 The commonplace that artists are the last […]
This aquatic joyride from Pixar Animation Studios follows the adventures of a young clownfish that swims beyond his coral-reef colony and gets captured by divers; trapped in an aquarium inside […]
We’ve had stadium house, hip-house, deep house, and microhouse, but the most apt way to describe the London duo Freaks might well be “Dada house.” Luke Solomon and Justin Harris […]
Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards is only 24, but on her striking debut album, Failer (Zoe), she demonstrates an eye for detail that can only improve with age. In “Westby” the […]
Operation Push, Push in the Bush, Brownco, Second City, Donny’s Skybox Studio. Second City’s brand expansion into the African-American and Latino markets is neither biting in its commentary nor prescient […]
A little known but magnificent collection of American impressionism just lost half its storage and exhibition space. Now its caretakers face difficult decisions about its future.
Aqui Estoy (I Am Here), Albany Park Theater Project, at Eugene Field Park. Five stories capture the immigrant experience in Chicago over the past 150 years. Unfortunately this bloated show […]
Nate Quinn’s early years were colored by deprivation and desertion. Now that palette informs his art.
Rock, Pop, Etc. Concerts JOHN AMICO Free in-store performance. Sat 6/7, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 15160 S. La Grange Rd., Orland Park. 708-460-7566. TREY ANASTASIO Wed 6/4 and […]
When the Vandermark 5’s players aren’t navigating their leader’s rigorous compositions, they play in groups that offer plenty of elbowroom. Four of the performances on Triage’s new album, Twenty Minute […]
Truly original art tends to defy generic categories, and Pat O’Neill’s 35-millimeter, 73-minute The Decay of Fiction (2002), which Chicago Filmmakers is presenting this Saturday night at Northwestern University’s Block […]
“Black history is undervalued across the board,” says Morris “Dino” Robinson, a graphic designer pressed into the history business. Robinson was researching his family’s background in the mid-1990s when the […]