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 Emily Holland •
“The Misanthrope” kicks off a Molière Festival at Court Theatre.
by Osita Nwanevu •
Measured self-effacement has become a sort of unwritten code for writers of a certain prominence, and Jeffrey Eugenides—bestseller, Pulitzer winner, and Oprah’s Book Club inductee—seems to have gotten the memo.
by Bess Cohen •
The Fifth House Ensemble pairs music with film at a Washington Park performance.
by Stephen Urchick •
Thomas Wolfe mixes more than media. His collages conflate preying birds and preening beauties, substitute blossoms for bullet-broken plywood, and suggest something strangely glandular in irises and bull’s-eyes.
by Olivia Dorow Hovland •
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s diminutive stature was dwarfed by the marshals that surrounded her as she made her way down the main aisle of the University of Chicago Law School auditorium Saturday afternoon.
by Katherine Jinyi Li •
At the start of Dance 4 Peace last Saturday, the spacious auditorium of the Gary Comer Youth Center, so usually bathed in light coming through its glass walls, went slowly dark in anticipation for the night’s first dance act.
by Sharon Lurye •
With its move complete, the Seminary Co-op Bookstore celebrates a “grand opening.”
by Spencer Mcavoy •
According to the Electromagnetic Spectrum, the “host” of “The 7 Person Chair Pyramid High Wire Act,” the play is supposed to “cover some important basics: the Yeti, Charles Darwin, miracles versus non-miracles, lying, fact-checking, rope-making methods of Siberia, and flying mammals.”