Category: Chicago

William Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg Art in Chicago

Hey Chicagoans! There’s a new documentary about William S. Burroughs that is premiering on January 21st at the Music Box Theater entitled, “William S. Burroughs: A Man Within.” In addition, artistic works of cultural icons Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs will be featured at Th!nkArt Salon in conjunction with the premiere of the film. …

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Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” and more brought to life

The Hopper Project WNEP Theater brings to life a mosaic of characters inspired by the paintings of American realist artist Edward Hopper.  Presented in a series of vignettes and short moments written by WNEP company members, a cast of seventeen actors follow Hopper’s New York from dawn to dark and thrust the audience into the …

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A Cautionary Tale

Not only is it terrifyingly cold and snowy in Chicago, it’s also darn right dangerous to walk the streets. You never know what could happen… to your head!

Traditional peeing at Wrigley Field

OK, I had no idea these even existed. Good news for men who enjoy urinating in stainless steel troughs at professional baseball games: The Chicago Cubs will renovate the bathrooms at Wrigley Field this offseason, but a team spokesman has assured the Tribune that the treasured urinal troughs, long a part of the stadium’s lore, …

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