The yearly theater festival will bring local and international productions to nearly a dozen venues across the city. Here are some highlights.
Culture & The Arts
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Want to taste fall without the marathon drive to an orchard? There’s a great fritter at a bakery near you.
The Xes on the sides of the tower help make this one of the most recognizable high-rises in downtown Chicago, but also serve a functional purpose.
In an unpredictable year for Chicago stages, one storefront theater company is going for the jugular.
Our panel discusses Angie Kim’s propulsive sophomore novel.
What does it mean to make a film destined to be destroyed?
Preservationists argue that the unique structure, vacant since the 1970s and a darling of gonzo artmakers, was the skyscraper of its time and deserves to be saved.
Think pumpkin patches, apple pickings and spooky movie screenings.
Tania James let “delight” guide her while writing her historical novel ‘Loot.’