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Tag: Vol. 47 No. 6
Issue of Nov. 16 – 22, 2017
Prosecutors drop charges against 15 men allegedly framed by dirty cop, and other Chicago news
Also, Chicago could see “record” Thanksgiving traffic next week.
Print Issue of November 16, 2017
Volume 47, Number 7
Lucky Plush’s Rooming House ventures from Greek myth to Clue
“Why did it happen?” is the central question in Julia Rhoads and Leslie Buxbaum Danzig’s dance-theater piece, where “it” is a moving target.
A young Pole battles Nazis and madness in The Third Part of the Night
Andrzej Zulawski, director of the cult psychodrama Possession, debuted with this savage tale of World War II.
Frances McDormand channels God’s wrath in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Irish playwright Martin McDonagh wrote and directed this parable of vengeance in a small town.
So long Orbit Room
The inaugural Chicago Art Book Fair isn’t for art-book people—it’s for everyone
No Coast Editions launches the city’s first fair for both art people, book people, and art-book people.
In Wonder, a deformed child isn’t the only flawed character
Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson star in this drama about a ten-year-old boy trying to fit in.
Shootings and homicides in Englewood on pace to reach record lows in 2017, and other Chicago news
Also, local preservationists want landmark designation for Emmett Till’s Woodlawn home.
No Blue Memories, Significant Other, and seven more stage shows to see now
There’s a raft of recommended new plays this week.
The Beer Temple Taproom pours some of the freshest beer in Chicago
The Avondale shop’s new taproom, part of a move and expansion, serves an array of hard-to find beer alongside some classics.
Rhine Hall and Goose Island have made bierschnaps using one of the most famous barrel-aged beers in the world
The local distillery, which specializes in schnapps, has collaborated with its beer-brewing neighbor to make beer-barreled bierschnaps distilled from Bourbon County Stout.
Raisu raises the bar for raw fish
The low-profile sushi spot in Irving Park might help you miss Katsu a little less.
Could dockless bike share disrupt Chicago?
The latest development in the shared-mobility boom may soon arrive in Chicago, sparking concerns about street clutter, equity, and Divvy disruption.