| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Through August 27
Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26
Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5
Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27
Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6
Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who like to see familiar, well-regarded titles.
The season begins...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:29 AM
A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs.
Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Phylicia Rashad has signed on to direct a play called "Immediate Family," in a new commercial production to be staged this summer in rented space at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
The play, which is produced by Paul Boskind, Ruth Hendel and Stephen...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Any doubts that the fall season has gotten fully underway should be swept aside by this weekend's nearly brisk lineup of jazz offerings:
"Women of Chicago Jazz Piano": Jazz listeners tend to think of Chicago as a tenor saxophone town, and for good...
| Oct 12, 2012
The Chicago Humanities Festival will explore the theme of "America" this year, so it was wholly appropriate that its Gala Benefit Evening featured two musicians well equipped to take on distinctly American music.
The 23d annual festival hasn't officially...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Two men were killed and a police officer was injured in separate traffic accidents overnight in Chicago, authorities said.
In Rogers Park, a man identified as Michael Schaefer, 34, was struck by a cab in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road and declared...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
President Obama made history Thursday afternoon as the first president to vote early.
Obama greeted poll workers at a facility on the South Side around 4 p.m. and then casted his ballot.
Obama also stopped at a campaign office in Hyde Park. He told...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year.
Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
| May 10, 2012
| 10:58 AM
"Ani Afshar: Woven Gardens and Shredded Shadows"
May 20 - September 2
Hyde Park Art CenterAni Afshar 5020 South Cornell Avenue Chicago
| May 11, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Metra plans to close five stations around McCormick Place during the NATO summit May 19-21, and is advising passengers on all its lines they will be subject to screening and baggage checks and severe restrictions on what they can carry on trains those...