Victory Gardens announces the launch of a new program aimed at diversifying Chicago's stage directors.
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Theater’s new program targets directors of various races, genders, and abilities
Catch a show at the newly reopened Second City, watch "Game of Thrones" burlesque and weep for the state of mankind at The Internet Cat Video Festival.
Iconic '60s and '70s photos on view at River North gallery
The forces behind some iconic 1960s and '70s photographs of Robin Williams, George Harrison, Janis Joplin, Neil Young and other celebrities speak with us about their work.
This adaptation was first produced at Lookingglass Theatre in 2004
George Orwell’s dystopian classic takes the stage at Steppenwolf starting Oct. 21 as part of the theater's Young Adults series.
The Joffrey Ballet just hired 10 new dancers; you may have already met 2 of them
New Joffrey Ballet dancers speak about their experience with crafting public persona in the world of professional ballet.
Prize-winning drama begins previews at Goodman Theatre Saturday
Chicago director Kimberly Senior talks about her experiences directing – for the fourth time – playwright Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Disgraced.
Evening kayak, wine fest, and free outdoor opera
Take advantage of the still warm weather and go for a kayak, sample over 300 wines at Buckingham Fountain, and listen to free music from around the world. It'll be boot weather soon enough.
Art, dance, music and theater: Get the best of everything in our guide to fall arts in Chicago.
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At first glance, the small, brown, formaldehyde-soaked Evarra tlahuacensis doesn’t come off as a terribly striking fish. But the little minnow is actually the only remaining specimen of its kind on Earth – and it's housed at Chicago’s Field Museum.
Five Fests and a Q&A with Queen of Earth Director Alex Ross Perry
It's Labor Day weekend, Chicago. You won't be able to wear white after Monday, so flash your brights at this great lineup of festivals, including Turkish Fest, Jazz Fest and the Chicago Fringe Fest. Oh, and don't miss a Q&A at Music Box Theatre with Queen of Earth director Alex Ross Perry. Take your pick.
In light of The SpongeBob Musical, we matched up songwriting celebs to their SpongeBob counterparts.
The plus-size model speaks out in Model Diet, a locally-produced documentary criticizing the fashion industry’s standards.
TV Land’s female-driven comedy series – from Chicago-based improv group the Katydids – airs in January, but VMA viewers got a sneak peek on Sunday after the awards show.
Two Chicago actors could see their pilot picked up by NBC for a web series.
The musical, directed by Steppenwolf’s Tina Landau will feature original songs from David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, and Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, among others.
Previews for Green Day musical American Idiot begin Friday in a staging by The Hypocrites at the Den Theatre in Wicker Park.
Lincoln Square's Fine Wine Brokers, a 20-year neighborhood staple, will close Aug. 31, according to the shop’s co-owner Louise Rohr, who cited rising rent as the deciding factor in the store’s closure.
Ogle the Stanley Cup, Brush up on Film Noir and Catch The Psychedelic Furs
This weekend, you can hang out with the Stanley Cup, revisit new wave '80s band The Psychedelic Furs, walk through a garden in the city, take in a movie or two, and more.
Three original Japanese sliding door paintings from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition were discovered in a Chicago Park District storage facility, the CPD announced Wednesday.
West Town-based theater company Chicago Dramatists has named Meghan Beals as artistic director, following the death of longtime artistic director Russ Tutterow in May.