Chicago Reader cover story: A decade ago, Joffrey Ballet made a major investment in its future with the Academy of Dance, an official school and training program that feeds the company with new talent while providing open dance classes to the larger Chicago community. Three of the four new dancers the Joffrey added this year […]
Chicago Sun Times: The 65-year-old Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation isn’t really interested in engraved plaques or namesake greenrooms. Yet since 1952, the Foundation has — sometimes literally — been keeping the lights on in Chicago theaters. And, as it turns out, paying for the occasional manny. Click here to read the full article.
Chicago Tribune cover story: The 25x35x34-foot inflatable sculpture titled “Founders” features four busts — interpretations of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, his wife, Potawatomi tribe member Kitihawa, Harold Washington, and the face of a young child. The object is part of the Floating Museum’s latest public art initiative, Cultural Transit Assembly, which began on July 24. […]
WBEZ: Old Town is taking over the business operations from Columbia College Chicago, which acquired Sherwood in 2007. Click here to listen to the interview.
FOX32 TV: Wicker Park Farmers Market, presented by Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, is going plastic-free for the first time! Farmers market manager Alice Howe tells the story of how the Chamber and vendors brainstormed together on ways to implement the plastic-free policy, and shares information about fresh products the market has to offer, […]
This was the second annual Critical Conversations program where Spertus Institute asks nationally renowned speakers with opposing viewpoints to tackle contemporary topics. This full-page photo placement is from North Shore magazine’s Summer 2019 issue
To Celebrate His MCA Chicago Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Hosted a Dinner in the Museum’s Parking Garage
“From this day forward, museums are a different place,” said Virgil Abloh on Saturday night. The Off-White founder and artistic director for menswear at Louis Vuitton was standing in the second-floor atrium of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, which was days away from opening an exhibition that’s been three years in the making: Virgil Abloh: Figures of […]
Chicago Sun-Times full-page review: Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta” manages to evoke worlds both past and present, pre-internet and beyond, all while nudging us to ponder a planet where we’re perpetually linked in with untold networks of “friends” who are strangers. If that sounds scolding, pretentious and vaguely get-off-my-lawn-ish, know that “Volta” is joyful and silly […]
WGN TV’s Dean Richards called it “without a doubt the best show that is in Chicago right now”… the stars of Lyric Opera’s WEST SIDE STORY perform “Tonight” in this segment from the WGN Morning News. View the full performance and interview HERE.
In its first foray into games, Transit Tees aims to capture the good, the bad, and the ugly of your daily commute with “Loop: The Elevated Card Game.” In it, you’ll journey through Chicago’s downtown via the L, navigating the city’s iconic train stations while dodging the hazards of public transportation that we know all […]