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.
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.