Author Archive for Ione Barrows

Home Style

Decorating a new apartment can be tricky, and sometimes even IKEA can fail to make that new place a home. But who said you can’t just DIY?

Atheist Activism

The much-overlooked role of atheists in the civil rights movement was the topic of Thursday night’s talk with Kimberly Veal, executive director of the Black Nonbelievers of Chicago (BNOC).

In Between Days

Entering the Chicago Art Department on Friday night for “In Between Days,” a one-night-only video installation piece by Edyta Stepien, feels like crawling into an enormous blanket fort, surrounded on all sides by wall-sized projections of white sheets hanging on…