Ready to walk 167 miles this year? Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to cover that distance over the course of 2012--and he wants Illinois residents to do the same in the name of health. How about 1,000 miles?
For most of us Thanksgiving means turkey for dinner. But many use the holiday to ponder deeper relationships to the big, meaty bird. These days some folks go the extra mile to make feasting on the bird more meaningful.
dDid I read this right in the New York Times? 32,000 people gathered on or by the Brooklyn Bridge for the Occupy Wall St. march yesterday? And in Chicago, right at rush hour, protesters shut down the LaSalle Street bridge here in Chicago.
Jean Luc Godard’s 1968 film Weekend is exactly the weekend you DON’T want to have! A couple jumps in the car, heads to the country, hits the mother of all traffic jams and then? Mayhem, murder, and cannibalism! What is it about a couple of days off from the grind that prov
With the holidays right around the corner, life could get overwhelming fast. Sometimes a person just wants to stay home and curl up with a good book--or go out shopping for some! John Rich is founder of Chicago Writers House is all about making that happen.
Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin had a number of movies under his belt but his silent short The Heart of the World won him the hearts and minds of many critics and filmgoers. Since it first screened in 2000, the film received many awards and special mentions.