The Home Theater Festival, which has just wrapped up its inaugural year in Chicago, consists of a two-week long series of gatherings in which a variety of art, music, and dance performances are staged in homes throughout the city.
by Ari Feldman •
Like much of Bronzeville, 51st Street is at a kind of crossroads. Many neighbors perceive things as having vaguely gotten better, but exactly what is going into the gradual changes of “the strip” is not obvious.
by Osita Nwanevu •
About ten minutes before State Representative Christian Mitchell’s first open house last Saturday, a tall man walks in with a large tray of sandwiches.
by Eve Rodgers •
In an elegant mansion on King Drive, Bernard and Denise Loyd opened their home for Saturday Night Sweets, a micro-funding art event curated by the Revival Arts Collective.
by Taro Matsuno •
It may be some time before the Michael Reese Hospital site is developed, though as long as the city continues to own the property, the clock is ticking.
by Meaghan Murphy •
Urban Village might seem like another church in a neighborhood already full of churches, but it is determined to set itself apart from the regimented, traditional ways in which Christianity is practiced elsewhere on the South Side.
by Hannah Nyhart •
On March 21, CPS announced the closure of more than ten percent of the city’s elementary and middle schools. The decision concluded five months of conversation between communities and the district. Officials hail the effort as genuine engagement. Others call it a sham.
by Haley Johnson •
After 137 years, St. James Church is scheduled for demolition this April.