UrbanTheater Company brings Nuyorican drama to the Goodman’s Latino Theatre Festival.
Some of Messiaen’s best interpreters play his most famous work on Monday at Ravinia.
Erick Lyle, the erstwhile Iggy Scam, plays the Beat Kitchen tonight and reads from his new book at Quimby’s on Monday.
8/9-8/10 — Plain T-shirts hand-screened for free
The Chicago Tribune loses three top editors.
John Ford’s Young Mr. Lincoln screens at Bank of America Cinema.
Another council tenancy….
Southsidesox.com may just be the Sox fan’s antidote to the dailies–but not to Javier Vazquez.
Rep. Mike Doyle defends fair use (and Girl Talk)
Threadless takes a big step towards world dominance.
8/8-8/14 — Open-air screenings
The Sun-Times writes a solid series on children and violence, marred only by gibberish about arithmetic methodology
Reader contributor Nicholas Day takes a look at the cuisine of “the other China” in Slate.
DuPage County Judge Kenneth Popejoy’s decision to give Mayor Daley the green light to destroy the Dead Zone deprives taxpayers and school children of a valuable learning tool.
Bill Wyman explains how the press might do a better job on the John Edwards love child story.