The above clip is a neat piece of filmmaking.A group of people is winding up the parking ramps of the then-new Bertrand Goldberg-designed Marina City as the director uses motion and architecture to create a disorienting prelude to an act that would have been illegal when this movie was made.
The No Exit Café is a nondescript storefront across from the El tracks in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. Inside the small space a Broadway-sized production. That’s exactly what happens each weekend at Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Chicago's old Prentice Women's Hospital has been named one of the most endangered historic places in America.The National Trust for Historic Preservation selected the clover leaf-shaped building in light of Northwestern University's plans to demolish it.
As newspapers change so too does the art of copying editing. In addition to fact checking and proofing grammar, copy editors now repackage content for the Web and mobile technologies, like smart phones. So, how does that change their day-to-day existence?
In this ever-increasing digital age, there are those who long for a simpler time, or at least a more tactile one. Case in point: a new art exhibition deeply attached to the sight and sound of analog recordings. Eight Forty-Eight’s Joe DeCeault has all the details.
If years past are any indication, Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood will be packed to the gills on Sunday, June 26, as revelers gather for the 42nd annual Pride Parade. The parade wasn’t always the big event it is now.