Stories by Robert Andersson

Weekend Events Around Town: 3/29 – 3/31

Hip-hop Othello, inside-out animals and beer. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

Shakespeare with a Hip-Hop Infusion

'Othello: The Remix'

We talk with the two Chicago brothers who are putting a new spin on a Shakespeare classic.

Hedy Weiss: Theater Reviews

Shakespeare set in the decadent disco-era? Hedy Weiss reviews Measure for Measure, plus four more shows on local stages.

Weekend Events Around Town: 3/22 – 3/24

Caves, Death by China and the madness of March; Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

Weekend Events Around Town: 3/15 – 3/17

Green parades, rivers and livers; Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

Weekend Events Around Town: 3/8 – 3/10

Urban art, Dungeons and Dragons drama, and chamber music at the Art Institute. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

Weekend Events Around Town: 3/1 – 3/3

Translucent seal intestines, jumping in the lake and communal soup. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

A Chicago Theater Sees Hope in "Crime Scene"

A storefront theater takes action against violence in Chicago.

Goodman Theatre's Upcoming Season

Robert Falls, the artistic director of the Goodman Theatre, joins us to discuss the upcoming season and more.

Weekend Events Around Town: 2/22 – 2/24

Picasso, a historic opportunity for the Blackhawks and a mass bike ride. Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

DePaul Art Museum Fosters "Climate of Uncertainty"

Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We take another look at a local exhibit.

Weekend Events Around Town: 2/15 – 2/17

Poetry competition, South Asian chocolates and a play about the racial divisions of South Africa, Chicago Tonight knows what's going on this weekend.

A Contemporary Retrial for Mary Todd Lincoln

A new WTTW special covers the mock retrial of Mary Todd Lincoln, who was tried and institutionalized for insanity a decade after Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Would she be institutionalized under today's laws?

Weekend Events Around Town: 2/8 – 2/10

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Weekend Events Around Town: 2/1 – 2/3

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John Malkovich Journeys into the Dark with "The Infernal Comedy"

Actor John Malkovich stars in an unsettling stage show  filled with music and murder. He joins us to talk about The Infernal Comedy.

Hedy Weiss: Theater Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times Theater Critic Hedy Weiss brings the drama, reviewing four shows currently on stage in Chicago.

Weekend Events Around Town: 1/25 – 1/27

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New Film Explores Skokie’s Battle with Neo-Nazis

A new documentary airing on WTTW explores the explosive moment when a group of neo-Nazis sought to march in Skokie, Illinois in 1979 – and the landmark legal drama that ensued.

Shakespeare in Chicago with Barbara Gaines

We look at the stories behind one of Shakespeare's most well-known and dark dramas.

Weekend Events Around Town: 1/18 - 1/21

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DePaul Art Museum Fosters "Climate of Uncertainty"

"Algal Biodiesel Processing Station III" by Marissa Lee Benedict; courtesy of DePaul Art Museum

Artists look at the environment and create beauty out of uncertainty. We get a preview of a local exhibit.

Fecal Microbiota Tranplants

Q&A with Dr. Stacy Kahn

Chicago Tonight spoke with Dr. Stacy Kahn, who specializes in the treatment of digestive diseases at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, about Fecal Microbiota Tranplants.

Ald. Sandi Jackson Resigns

Ald. Sandi Jackson resigned from the Chicago City Council, citing "painful family health matters."

Weekend Events Around Town: 1/11 - 1/13

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