| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A 16-year-old boy was one of three people killed in shootings Sunday on the North, West and South sides of the city.
At least six other people were injured in shootings across the city that continued into this morning.
The most recent of the three...
| Sep 18, 2013
2401 W. Devon Ave. 773-274-8600
Looks like: Barbie's Dreamhouse, thanks to pink walls and a crystal chandelier
Smells like: Coriander and cumin
Sounds like: Cabbies conversing in spitfire Urdu and the tinkling of metal skewers as cooks scrape the...
| Sep 14, 2013
Samantha Irby, who may well be the most talented inappropriate woman in Chicago, sat against the window, facing the bar, an arm draped across a wooden booth, supremely confident. She delivered great line after great line, quip after quip. She referred...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Anyone in show business — anyone with a clue, anyway — who found their way to No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park last fall could not have helped but notice an opportunity to make some money.
Theo Ubique, which has the new production of Andrew Lloyd...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The last time you could see a significant production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Aspects of Love" in Chicago was more than 20 years ago, when a touring company played the old Civic Theatre, now used by the Lyric Opera as a rehearsal space. The No Exit...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Vocal quality really matters at the Theo Ubique Theatre Company, the shabby-chic venue for small musicals in Rogers Park, so it's no surprise that director Fred Anzevino's simple but delightful and lovely new summer Cole Porter revue is beautifully sung....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, which operates in the No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park, said Tuesday it will stage Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Aspects of Love" as part of its 2012-13 season. Fred Anzevino's production will open March 11.
The ambitious musical...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:30 PM
A Facebook posting of a video showing a deadly attack on a 62-year-old immigrant this week led to murder charges against a North Side 16-year-old, officials said.
Malik Jones, 16, of the 2400 block of West Thorndale Avenue, was charged late Saturday...
| Jul 4, 2013
Barbecue still holds a romantic allure. At its heart, you take meat and apply heat via smoke of a wood-burning fire. There's something primordial and attractive about the process. Unlike grilling a steak or frying a pork chop, smoking meats requires...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 10:42 AM
“Smokey Joe's Cafe,” or “Baby That's Rock 'n' Roll,” as it used to be known back when it first tried out in Chicago years ago, is a straight-up Broadway revue based on the formidable catalog of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. No...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:52 PM
NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Circle Theatre production of "When the Rain Stops Falling," a prismatic drama by Andrew Bovell set in Australia, and "Smokey Joe's Cafe," a rocking musical revue of the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, emerged as the big winners at Monday...