Mike Birbiglia follows his debut feature Sleepwalk With Me with an incisive showbiz comedy.
A new exhibit, “Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,” features various artists’ responses to the environmental problem.
The stand-up’s combination of political comedy and casual silliness is just what we need.
Richard Boykin hopes better data may bring much-needed relief to a demographic facing dire problems.
About Face Theatre Youth Ensemble and Arc Theatre make more with less.
Also, Dick Durbin reportedly won’t make a decision on running against Bruce Rauner until the November election is over.
Albany Park Theater Project’s latest production takes over a shuttered building in order to re-create the Chicago high school experience.
Thomas Klingenstein’s Douglass is more diorama than drama.
The annual Newberry Book Fair tie-in celebrates its 30th anniversary with the best of anti-lamestream stances.
Is it unethical not to disclose the condition? Plus: a porn/real-life mismatch, fun with butt plugs, and more
But chef Charles Welch’s Mediterranean-inspired food lacks depth.
William Gaines falsely ID’d Woodward and Bernstein’s source—then spent the next several decades examining where he went wrong.
As imperfect as he is, he’s still a master at tugging the heartstrings.
Chicago rapper Vic Mensa publicly supports Black Lives Matter and LGBT rights, while Lollapalooza tries to please everyone—so it’ll be interesting to see how his festival set goes down.
Why cut $140 million from CPS when there’s $461 million in TIF money available?