| Mar 10, 2014
Since 2009, Steppenwolf's innovative Garage Rep series has provided hospitality and exposure to itinerant smaller companies in town. The guests enjoy the benefits of association with Steppenwolf's prestigious profile and ample production resources, and...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:40 AM
"The Gospel of Lovingkindness": The world premiere of Marcus Gardley's play in which two mothers watch their sons grow up. Chay Yew directs. Through March 30 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 or victorygardens.org...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In 1998, when Steppenwolf Theatre Company added an 80-seat black box theater adjacent to its main theater's parking garage, part of its mission was to provide a space for visiting companies to mount fresh pieces.
Fast forward to 2009: The Garage Rep...
| Feb 2, 2014
This month offers a rare opportunity to hear two young artists tackle Rachmaninoff's colorful and demanding Second Piano Concerto.
Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich and the Haifa Symphony Orchestra perform the piece on Feb. 8, and Croatian pianist...
| Jan 6, 2014
Before last summer, the property surrounding the former Skipper's Marina, at 134th Street and Vernon Avenue, was a dumping ground of boat carcasses, old tires and a nearly impenetrable thicket of weeds.
But recently Nancy Jackson, executive director...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Here's a sampling of upcoming literary events in the next few weeks (in date order).
Thursday, November 7
Amy Waters Yarinske, author of “An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death,”...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Joshua S. Raab means to provoke us. His Santa Monica-based journal theNewerYork seeks a new way of engaging with literature; even to call it a journal, he might say, is to miss the point.
Visit the website and you’ll see what he means....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:31 PM
BAY VIEW — Continuing a tradition begun in 1978, 102 handbell ringers from across the United States and Canada have gathered this week to prepare a concert in Bay View. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, in John M. Hall...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:23 PM
You know you are in trouble when you are walking your bicycle uphill in the first mile of a 25-mile bike ride.
Not to mention at the same time you see your wife in front of you riding away up that same hill.
So it went for me Saturday morning during...
| May 17, 2013
As Russian supper club entertainment goes, "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" could put belly dancers out of business. In this smartly engineered transfer, Dave Malloy's innovative musical treatment of (a very thin slice of) "War and Peace" has...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
This Sunday, March 3, NBC Sports Network begins daily coverage of Paris-Nice 2013, an eight-day cycling competition that is the first major European stage race of the year. Paris-Nice 2013 marks the second year in the row that NBC Sports Network is...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:37 AM
"Gimme the Loot," Adam Leon's tale of two teenage graffiti artists in the Bronx, won the grand jury prize for narrative feature at the South by Southwest film festival, organizers announced Tuesday. "Beware of Mr. Baker" -- Jay Bulger's examination of how...