The Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance presents "High Tea with Bertha Honoré Palmer." During this four-course tea, catered by High Tea by Gerri, historian and actress Leslie Goddard--in character as Bertha Honoré Palmer--entertains us.
According to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 15 percent of Latino youth in the United States have considered attempting suicide. By comparison, rates for black and white youth were 13 percent.
Jennifer Steele, perhaps better known by her alias "Serafine LaCroix," combines two pretty sexy worlds—poetry and burlesque. LaCroix is part of the Chicago Poetry Brothel, where she recites her poems alongside a mix of blues music and intimate dancing.