| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Aside from living in the Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen, Sandra Delgado's Medea has other differences from the infamously exotic, erotic and murderous Euripidean figure who both seduced and terrified Athenian males in the fifth century B.C. The (anti-?)...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A Michigan woman who lost her iPhone in a mugging on Michigan Avenue is getting a new one from the organizers of the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon she was in town for.
"I started crying," said Tammy, the 51-year-old victim, who was back home Tuesday...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:56 PM
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....
| May 17, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:33 PM
From Sunday's print column The competition recently published a story about plans at Navy Pier for park operations manager Clinton Shepherd to earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records by riding the signature Ferris wheel for 48......
| Jul 16, 2013
You can’t blame “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan for being tempted.
“I was actually thinking about calling up Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse [today] and just getting dinner reservations,” the 26-year-old...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said.
The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:47 AM
An 84-year-old man died after being pulled from Lake Michigan northeast of Navy Pier this evening, authorities said.
Crews were called about 8:50 p.m. and pulled a male victim from the water, then took him to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:14 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
"I think," said David Schwimmer over breakfast the other day, "that this may be one of the funniest plays Lookingglass has ever done."
Frankly, that's not a high bar.
One associates Lookingglass with drama, insight and beauty, for sure. But raucous...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 1:10 PM
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...