Culture

Ace's dishes up homestyle fare

Our reviewer finds a macaroni and cheese is simply divine, striking the perfect balance between cheesy, buttery and creamy. Dozens of traditional side dishes also hit the spot.

over 5 years ago | Kimberly Lyles

Morse Theatre's future uncertain

The theater is closed until further notice while owners and managers hash out their differences.

over 5 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

Irish dancers and their fans prepare for weekend festivities

St. Patrick's Day weekend is a time for Irish dancers to show off their moves and for their fans to get their fill of the athletic art form. It's also a time for dancers to fine tune with the world championships in sight.

over 5 years ago | Kelly Doherty

Kuumba Lynx gets teens speaking, moving, creating

Kuumba Lynx, a nonprofit arts and education organization founded in 1996, strives to offer teen-agers a chance to express themselves through spoken word, dance and other activities.

over 5 years ago | Jennifer Fernicola

New county health CEO wins praise for fiscal skills

William Foley brings 35 years of experience in hospital administration, and more than 20 as a CEO. "He's the right man for the job," says one health board member.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

"American Ethnic" explores, encourages dialogue about questionable media images

A group of actors from different parts of the country will come together on a Chicago stage to perform "American Ethic," a play that looks at how media often in accurately portrays people of color.

over 5 years ago | Tasneem Nomanbhai

New brew pub slated for Logan Square

Revolution Brewing, scheduled to open this summer, would be the first brewery to operate in Logan Square since another craft brewery, Golden Prairie, closed in the mid-1990s.

over 5 years ago | Regan Crisp

Arts academy goes beyond acting, directing

A new class at the Chicago Academy for the Arts teaches kids how to design and make costumes for theatrical productions. It's part of an effort by the school to show students there's more to theater than acting.

over 5 years ago | Sue Ter Maat

Cultural Center program explores intersection of art, science

A recent session, Chemistry of Cooking, paired a well-known chef and a biologist, who talked about cooking with lasers and other ways to bring lab tools and approaches into the kitchen.

almost 6 years ago | Theresa Boehl

From jazz to rock, CPS music playlist makes the grade

A selection of songs created by famous Chicago Public Schools alums, including Quincy Jones, Benny Goodman, Jerry Butler and Rickie Lee Jones, is available online.

almost 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Chicago teens meet to talk about safe sex

The city recently held its first Youth Summit, a daylong gathering for teens living in public housing, on safe sex and sexually transmitted diseases.

almost 6 years ago | Megan Cottrell

CPS, opponents headed for legal rematch over local school councils.

Parents and education activists say Chicago Public Schools broke state law by switching from elected local school councils to appointed ones at Orr High School campus, Carver Military Academy and some other city schools.

almost 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

The growing Obama tide

almost 6 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

NBC: Obama wins

almost 6 years ago | Geoff Dougherty

In Mount Greenwood, a low-key election

There aren't as many political signs or any pollsters surrounding the precincts as there have been in past years.

almost 6 years ago | Natasha Wasinski

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