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  • Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor

    Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor
    Akata Witch A Novel Nnedi Okorafor Viking: 352 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and older The protagonist at the center of the young-adult novel "Akata Witch" lives in many worlds. She is, in the truest sense, African American: Nigerian by ancestry, American by...
  • Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum

    Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum
    In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it. By choosing to...
  • 50 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • In Sunday books: This author's got U-Haul on speed dial

    In Sunday books: This author's got U-Haul on speed dial
    Brooke Berman makes a left off Sunset Boulevard onto Larrabee and begins to recount, warmly, a home she once occupied in West Hollywood. "This was one of the best apartments I've had in L.A.," she says as we approach a place a few blocks from Book Soup,...
  • Chicago Fringe Festival announces 2011 lineup

    The Chicago Fringe Festival has announced the lineup of about 50 performance groups that will take part in its second annual event; the fest takes places Sept. 1-11 at various venues in Pilsen. The roster includes Rebecca Kling, a Chicago artist...
  • Steppenwolf announces 2012 Garage Rep series

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the lineup for its next Garage Rep, running Feb. 3 to April 12, 2012. - LiveWire Chicago will produce the Chicago premiere of Melissa James Gibson's "Current Nobody," a modern retelling of Homer's "Odyssey." -...
  • A New York break for Jonathan Berry

    Jonathan Berry, one of the Chicago theater's most promising young directors, has scored a Gotham gig. Berry, whose superb production of “Festen” finally closes this weekend at the Steep Theatre, will direct Andrew Hinderaker's “Suicide,...
  • A bona fide breakout role for 'Chinglish' star

    A bona fide breakout role for 'Chinglish' star
    David Henry Hwang's smart and enormously witty "Chinglish" is one of the first major U.S. plays to address the rising economic power of China, as well as America's attempts to benefit from that new money. Currently in a world premiere at the Goodman...
  • 'The Addams Family' to close on Broadway

    "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical about the famously macabre family, will close on Broadway Dec. 31, its producers announced Tuesday morning. The show, which began at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago and was lead produced by Stuart Oken, will have...
  • For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point

    For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point
    The first time Reggie Watts performed in Chicago, about five years ago, he sold 20 tickets. Chris Ritter, owner of the now-defunct Lakeshore Theater on Broadway, booked him on a tip from comedian Paul Provenza. But faced with a nearly empty house,...
  • Next step for Steppenwolf Films production 'The Last Rites of Joe May'

    Tribeca Film announced Thursday that it has picked up the Steppenwolf Films production “The Last Rites of Joe May” and plans to distribute it on video-on-demand and in theaters in October. Filmed in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood in...