Theater

It’s 1899. You don’t have Twitter, Buzzfeed or or that one aunt on Facebook dispersing the latest headlines. You rely on the daily newspaper — written by reporters, printed in a press and delivered by …

Food

Sweltering weekend heat radiated throughout the city, but that didn’t keep approximately 1.4 million locals and tourists from the 2016 Taste of Chicago. Nearly 50 vendors — including staple restaurants, pop-up shops and food trucks …

Theater

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? If you don’t know the answer to this question, then you didn’t have a proper childhood. The beloved yellow sponge who first graced television in 1999 traded …

Food

One year ago, I was gallivanting in Rome — stuffing my face with delicious food and sipping exquisite wines. Thanks to Facebook memories, I’m constantly reminded of these adventures, which feel both as if I …

Theater

Belle has gone insane, Mulan is actually a lesbian, and Sleeping Beauty has erotic dreams. It’s not the most enchanting storyline of a Broadway play, but that’s why the aptly named Disenchanted musical thrived at …

Theater

Imagine sitting in the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Pkwy.) with more than 2,000 other people. All of you are silently watching ballerinas flounce around onstage with petite, almost soundless movements. After several minutes of …

Theater

Add it to your bucket list: seeing Chicago in Chicago. No, not the 2002 movie with a pre-botox Renee Zellweger and young Richard Gere. You need to see the musical…live…on Broadway…at the Cadillac Palace Theatre …

Music

The lights finally dimmed after more than three hours of music from three different bands had flooded the Metro (3730 N. Clark St.) April 23. The screaming fans (some whom had been waiting outside since …