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.
Times have been tough; that is no secret. Cities across the country remained hard at work to bring new businesses to town.Here in Chicago, both private and public sector boosters championed what the Windy City has to offer.
Piano. from Paul Rayment on Vimeo.Chicago has no shortage of film festivals. Seriously you could spend practically every weekend checking out the best in international film or new movies for children or even films about bikes!
Evanston and Chicago, both lakefront communities with a lot going for them, including diverse populations and impressive cultural and economic draws; but Eight Forty-Eight wondered, when stacked against each other, how do they compare?
Home entertainment morphed into a strange new beast in recent years. The television remained the pride of place in many living rooms but how consumers got their media has changed quite a bit. From Direct TV to Netflix and Hulu, content was everywhere and in multiple formats.
William Cellini, a native son of Springfield, could soon move from the corridors of power to a prison cell. Jurors convicted the long-time political figure and Friend of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on two of four counts Tuesday.