Most opera performances were cancelled on the night of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Over the course of that weekend, Chicago freelance writer and editor Richard Rothschild began to notice parallels between the tragedy of the stage and the tragedy of real life.
Jonah Ansell's latest work Cadaver is a lushly-constructed and visually-mesmerizing graphic novel and animated short film starring Oak Park teen and fashion/media mogul Tavi Gevinson, Academy Award winner Kathy Bates, and Christopher Lloyd.
A day before sitting behind the drumkit for two of Bruce Springsteen's sold-out concerts at Wrigley Field last weekend, E Street Band drummer and Frank Lloyd Wright devotee Max Weinberg entertained a small audience at Oak Park's Unity Temple.
The couple that purchased novelist Ernest Hemingway's boyhood home plans to live in and restore the historic house.Kurt and Mary Jane Neumann closed on a $525,000 deal for the home in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park on Tuesday.John Berry of the Ernest Hemmingway Foundation says the foundation bou