Tonight, the Japanese Information Center in downtown Chicago will host a reading of the play Enjoy by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada.The event is part of a reading series called the International Voices Project, and it’s hosted by eight different foreign consulates and cultural instituti
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.
The year was 1997. While driving up the central coast of California, Chicago-born sculptor Charles Ray made a discovery that would impact the next ten years of his life: a massive fallen tree decomposing in a meadow just off the highway.
The Art Institute of Chicago announced Friday that it has acquired a major work by the late American artist Robert Rauschenberg. Short Circuit, 1955 is considered one of Rauschenberg's Combines as it incorporates painting, mementos, artifacts, cabinet doors, and fabrics into a single m