George Packer, author of “The Unwinding,” is a living statement of the phrase “matter-of-fact.”
by Zachary Goldhammer •
The films of the twelve-part retrospective series “L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema” evoke the sense that the Rebellion, in and of itself, is a living tradition.
by Ari Feldman •
Last Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission approved Mesa Development’s proposal for Vue53, a Hyde Park commercial and residential development that would replace a Mobil gas station and adjoining car wash on 53rd Street, just north of Nichols Park.
by Tobi Haslett •
Some species of bird feed their chicks by regurgitation: food is first ingested by the mother before climbing back up her esophagus. Some artists do the same. Pope.L makes it work.
by Phoebe Salzman-Cohen •
Some of the most popular flowers at the Hyde Park Garden Fair are under attack by impatiens downy mildew, a type of fungus that causes plants to drop their flowers and leaves. Its spores can hang out in the soil for almost a decade.
by Emma Collins •
The Home Theater Festival, which has just wrapped up its inaugural year in Chicago, consists of a two-week long series of gatherings in which a variety of art, music, and dance performances are staged in homes throughout the city.
by Emily Holland •
“The Misanthrope” kicks off a MoliÃ¨re Festival at Court Theatre.
by Sharon Lurye •
With its move complete, the Seminary Co-op Bookstore celebrates a “grand opening.”