The internet can be a vast smorgasbord for entrepreneur-artisans. For some, it offers a tasty piece of the American Dream; others get served a bittersweet slice of humble pie. But in America, sometimes people get a little of both.
Late-night TV offers an easy way into the weekend--stay up a little later, catch up with all the latest celebrity action, whatever. Lucky for Chicagoans, some of that probing late-night interview style was already in their city--but it requires getting off the couch.
The NBA lockout prevented the start of the 2011-2012 season but the Chicago Bulls’ got started on their schedule as planned--well, sort of. TheChicago Tribune’s RedEye reported on a virtual season, courtesy of the videogame NBA 2K12.
This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o
Municipal laws greatly impact how people interact in urban settings; but the physical layout and design of cities also affects that interaction. A new documentary examines the design of cities across the world. Urbanized begins its run Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
Just a year after former Mayor Daley did a gut job on the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) over the strenuous objections of long-time Cultural Commish Lois Weisberg, the new mayor and his new Commish, Michelle T.