Chicago-based director Wendy Jo Carlton has always loved a good love stories: Her 2009 film Hannah Free chronicled a lifelong love affair between two women as one nears the end of her life. Her latest film took a lighter look at love.
Halloween! That time of year when the ghosts and ghouls take over the night and give everyone a good trick-or-treat fright! The spooky season preys on many people’s fears. Maybe it's spiders, or monsters or even Wall-Street economics.
I'm going to start a new segment today called "Occupy-related media found on Facebook." There's really no way to tell if this stuff is real or taken out of context, so I preface my new segment with a disclaimer: This was found on Facebook.
When the TV series The Playboy Club was axed earlier this month, the move suggested Playboy may no longer be ready for primetime. Playboy has been in Chicago since 1953 when Hugh Hefner first started to publish the storied men’s magazine.
In Afghanistan, women are largely seen as second-class citizens. Under Taliban rule, merely being a woman could be life-threatening.While reporting in Afghanistan, freelance journalist Masha Hamilton saw women marginalized in their families and villages.
We hear that Chicago’s-own Jessie Mueller, soon to make her Broadway debut as the romantic lead in a major revision/revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, has been moonlighting from rehearsals in spectacular fashion.