Author Archive for Rebecca Kilberg

Housing Guide 2011: In the Dog House

Finding a new apartment can be especially stressful when you are responsible for finding a place that’s welcoming to you and your cuddly companion. Most apartments and houses that allow pets require a non-refundable fee that is paid before the…

Dog days

Dogs of all breeds had come to the convention center prepared to take their run around the ring at the International Kennel Club of Chicago’s 150th Annual Dog Show.

No Play Like Home

Wearing a jacket that suits him as poorly as urban life, Cephus Miles is brought to life in Court Theatre’s new production of Samm-Art Williams’s “Home.” Yet the northern metropolis through which he wanders has nothing wholesome to offer the…

Radio noir

“Please note that some of our sounds effects are a bit loud,” the warning read. “If you have sensitive ears, you might want to keep an eye on the trash can lids.” This note, displayed during “An Evening of Classic…

From Russia with Love

Acclaimed art critic and film director Amei Wallach stood in front of an audience of about 30 last Thursday at the University of Chicago’s Film Studies Center to present clips from her work in progress, “How to Make a Paradise.”…

Reckless Inspiration

First impressions, they say, stay with you permanently. A small audience was reminded of this when they gathered on March 11 in the Film Studies Center of the University of Chicago’s Cobb Hall to attend Fire Escape Films’ Winter Screening…