“We use language for legal cases, we use it to put children to sleep, to wake them up, to write down our grocery lists. We do everything with it, in a way we don’t with dance, with music, or with painting.”
by Nathan Worcester •
“Well, Chicago is pretty much all I know. I couldn’t function anywhere else. I’m like one of those microbes that symbiotically lives inside a crab’s anus. Change makes me anxious.”
“Common and Crucial Conflict, and Common and Twista, had completely different sounds, because they were from different sides of the city. I think the Internet has killed that.”
Bernardine Dohrn, an alumna of the University of Chicago and current clinical associate professor of law at Northwestern, has lived in Hyde Park for the past twenty-five years. She is the founder of the Children and Family Justice Center and…
by Sasha Tycko •
DaHuang and his brother Shan Zuo are collectively the Zhou Brothers of Bridgeport’s Zhou B Art Center.
by Hannah Nyhart •
Shango Johnson, of Englewood, and De’Andre Short, of Woodlawn, are Directors of Mentoring for Riah, a small organization initially founded by Mario Bates to support South Siders struggling with recovery issues.
by Bea Malsky •
“There’s just something about the scale of Chicago, and really the swagger, as Carl Sandburg would talk about it, that’s really intriguing to me.”
by Nandini Ramakrishnan •
“It should be ‘Raw-jan Cay-jun.’ It’s not ‘Rage-un Cay-jun.’ But we just go with the flow, whatever the customer wants to say is fine.”