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  • In Piccolo Teatro's 'Inner Voices,' a simple man in a complicated world

    In Piccolo Teatro's 'Inner Voices,' a simple man in a complicated world
    No theater in the world has done more for Italian drama than the Piccolo Teatro di Milano, which, despite the diminutive in its name, has become famous for bold productions of works by the likes of Carlo Goldoni, Luigi Pirandello and Eduardo De Filippo....
  • CTA details service changes for Blackhawks parade

    CTA details service changes for Blackhawks parade
    The CTA will run more train service, and 30 buses will see detours Friday for the Blackhawks parade, the transit agency announced Wednesday. The CTA said riders should allow extra time traveling in the Loop Friday. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m.,...
  • Brothers Q to create Scrooge rap

    The Brothers Q brand of rapping the classics has another manifestation: a Christmas show entitled "A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol." The new hip-shop show, developed in concert with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, will bow Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare...
  • 'Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder' on the Skyline Stage at Navy Pier ★★★

     'Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder' on the Skyline Stage at Navy Pier ★★★
    So here's an indication of how far China has come: The last motorcycle rider in the Globe of Death in this year's "Cirque Shanghai" on Navy Pier is a woman. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has had more riders — we Globe of Death fans...
  • McCormick Place stadium bill advances

    McCormick Place stadium bill advances
    SPRINGFIELD --- An Illinois House panel today endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for McCormick Place expansion that includes a new DePaul basketball arena and a hotel as part of a massive bill that also featured incentives to build a Downstate...
  • Summer reads

    Summer reads
    Outdoor concerts, movies in the park and a festival for everything from ribs to blues to craft beer. Summer in Chicago is so action-packed, it's easy to forget that the season is also about slowing down and enjoying some R&R. Our thinking: Why face the...
  • Senate sends Quinn DePaul Arena, McCormick Place bill

    Senate sends Quinn DePaul Arena, McCormick Place bill
    The Illinois Senate today sent a bill to Gov. Pat Quinn that will green-light Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for McCormick Place expansion that includes a new DePaul University basketball arena and a hotel. The legislation also includes provision to...
  • Chicago is the country's 15th most romantic city

    Chicago is the country's 15th most romantic city
    Strolling along the Lake Michigan beachfront. Gazing into each other’s eyes while coasting aboard the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier. Holding hands and tiptoeing to the glass edge of the Willis Tower’s Skydeck. Is there a more romantic city...
  • A swing and a miss for Wrigley Field renovation plans

    A swing and a miss for Wrigley Field renovation plans
    Wrigley Field had it right from the start. An urban ballpark close to public transportation and holding around 40,000 people is the winning ticket. Wrigley may be battered but, as it approaches its centenary, it is still authentic. So, with this real...
  • Prentice backers go 'Wild' at gala

    Prentice backers go 'Wild' at gala
    For the 27th annual Friends of Prentice Gala, more than 700 black-tie-clad guests went "Into the Wild" at Navy Pier on June 1 to benefit Prentice Women's Hospital. This year's jungle theme by Taylor & Company transformed the stage into a rock cliff...
  • Lane Tech, student book club receive Intellectual Freedom Award

    Lane Tech, student book club receive Intellectual Freedom Award
    Looking back on the storm of controversy that erupted when the book “Persepolis” was banned from Chicago public schools and libraries earlier this year, Lane Tech senior Levi Todd said it was a “blessing in disguise.” But the...