Maxine Gladney has seen violence hit her schools, her community and her own family. As a janitor at a Chicago Public School, she worries that closing schools will make that violence even worse, leaving children without a safe haven.
Pablo Picasso has a special place in the heart of Chicago, thanks to that fifty-foot sculpture of his in the middle of Daley Plaza. But the Picasso-Chicago connection actually goes back one hundred years. A new show at the Art Institute of Chicago explores the love affair between the modern artist and this modern city.