A European report concludes that the games do more harm than good for local tourism.
Bad Examples Re: The Olympics: What’s In It for the Arts? by Deanna Isaacs, September 10 “The bid committee argues that this is a ‘reasonable projection given other Chicago-area philanthropic contributions to projects such as Millennium Park,’ according to a recent report commissioned by the Civic Federation.” If they’re holding up Millennium Park as an […]
New music from A.J. Crew, Dude ‘n Nem, Mr. Russia, the Part Five, Psalm One, and Waterhens
Review of A Red Orchid Theatre’s production of Mistakes Were Made by Craig Wright, directed by Dexter Bullard and starring Michael Shannon.
The Governor isn’t mythological material, though it contains plenty of myth. But it’s a fine warning on the pitfalls of democracy.
The real story behind the first story on trouble between Governor Blagojevich and his father-in-law, Richard Mell.
Six Chicagoans show us their favorite living spaces: Busy Beaver button lady Christen Carter, Columbia assistant prof and fashion scholar Virginia Heaven, arts advocate Paul Klein and floral designer Amy Crum, architect Brad Lynch, and artist Jackie Seiden
Two local filmmakers adapt Tom Frank’s What’s the Matter With Kansas? to the big screen. Opens September 18 at Gene Siskel Film Center.
Could less star power and more depth save the Sun-Times?
Friday, September 18, through Thursday, September 24, at venues around the city
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Laura Barrett, Circulatory System, Health, the Fruit Bats, Obituary, and more
Is Pepsi really gayer than Coke, turning sexual insecurities into bonerade, honest polys vs. dishonest monogamists, and more
From the Samsung AT&T Summer Krush concert on Tuesday.