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Chicago seniors reflect on an 'eventful' year
Mar. 26, 2013
WBEZ's Lauren Chooljian takes her Year25 series to a memoir writing class for senior citizens. Their assignment? To write 500 words on what they were up to at the landmark age of 25
One in three dancers lacks health insurance
Jul. 16, 2012
A social service group for performers is trying to increase the number of dancers with health insurance in Chicago. The Actors Fund says nearly one in every three dancers is uninsured.
Theater needs more than Malkovich
Mar. 19, 2012
Next Tuesday March 27 is World Theatre Day. You didn't know? You mean you are among the tiny minority of 7 billion people unfamiliar with World Theatre Day? How strange!
Daily Rehearsal: ComedySportz celebrates 25 years
Feb. 13, 2012
1. Chicago Children's Theatre
The Hundred Dresses
has been picked up to run in New York by Atlantic Theater Company, opening February 19.
Art as a vehicle for social change
Mar. 8, 2011
An exhibition currently at the Chicago Cultural Center explores the nature of violence against women.
Chicago's secret photographer: Vivian Maier
Jan. 11, 2011
The streets of Chicago have been documented by many famous photographers, including Art Shay and Harry Callahan. But during the 1950s and '60s, another shutterbug was busy at work. Vivian Maier was a nanny in Chicago’s northern suburbs.
Hitting a high note with the Chicago Children's Choir
Dec. 10, 2010
The globetrotting Chicago Children’s Choir is back home this weekend for a concert program that celebrates both the season and choir’s mission.
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