Exhibits

The newest addition to Chicago’s Northerly Island is officially open to the public. Hundreds gathered in the room where it happens as “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and scenic designer David Korins cut the ribbon for …

Higher Education-2019

Cannabis and the art industry have been intertwined for decades. Creatives have been using it when producing their art, but, does it have an impact on creativity? That’s the $420 million question.  From singers to …

Podcasts

On Dec. 20, 1968, David Arthur Faraday and Betty Lou Jensen, two high school students, were out on a date. They were sitting in Faraday’s station wagon along Lake Herman Road — a popular makeout …

Food

A zero-calorie, sugar-free, carb-free, sweetener-free, flavored water that’s jam-packed with electrolytes and tastes delicious? Sounds fake. A few years back, La Grange, Illinois local Dana Dreves became dissatisfied with her soda-reliant lifestyle and wanted to …

Art

When people think of art, they often think of paintings, drawings and photography — the Mona Lisa, Starry Night and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. They think of the Art Institute of Chicago, “The …

Arts & Entertainment

Loyola’s Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex (1131 W. Sheridan Road) routinely showcases artistic exhibits behind its broad front window — some of which are more soft and mild-mannered, others punchy, vibrant and thought-provoking. “Transistors” is …

Theater

Ever since “Hamilton” made musical theater cool again, Broadway in Chicago performances have been packed to the brim with eager theater-goers ready to laugh, cry and sing along — in their heads, that is. “Dear …

Theater

Halo is fresh out of an abusive relationship. One day, on a whim, she wanders into a gym and signs up for mixed martial arts lessons, which in turn leads her down a path of …