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Robert Sickinger, a pivotal figure in the development of Chicago's off-Loop theater scene, died Thursday morning at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. Sickinger was 86. His daughter, Erika, said her father died from natural causes. To the extent that...
The Eleanor Foundation, a nonprofit primarily assisting single mothers that is more than 110 years old, will soon wind down its operations and transfer its approximately $7 million in assets to the Chicago Foundation for Women. "This is not done in a...
Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business. During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...
Jackie Taylor, the founder and artistic director of Chicago's Black Ensemble Theater, is staring at an utterly transformative fall. On Nov. 18, the $19 million new Black Ensemble Theater will open at the hitherto moribund 4450 North Clark St.,...
TribLocal - Wilmette & Kenilworth » NewsFor a fourth year, a Wilmette pre-teen is setting the wheels in motion for a bicycle donation program that benefits needy children in Chicago. Nicole …...
The Theater LoopLanford Wilson's play “Balm in Gilead” at Steppenwolf Theatre in 1980, starring Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise (background) and William Petersen. • Read the Tribune's obituary for Lanford Wilson (posted March 24, 2011) The first time Gary...
Elmhurst Historical Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst; 630-833-1457, elmhursthistory.org The regional history museum is located in the Glos Mansion, former home of Elmhurst's first village president, Henry L. Glos, and offers a look at the lifestyle...
Recently, The Advocate-Messenger described a discussion of city commissioners about when the city began supporting charitable organizations. I do not wish to enter the political aspect of the discussion, but merely to report on the historical issue in...
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Lyrical dance pieces incorporating performers in wheelchairs, a one-man show promising "funny stories about cancer" and the Lookingglass Theatre's world premiere adaptation of "Still Alice," a New York Times best-selling novel about a college professor...
Roll up—on a CTA train or bus—for the debut of the Chicago Home Theater Festival, which features 12 days of theater performances at 12 secret locations across Chicago—all residences of artists and activists. Attendees register online and...
For RedEyeAfter a significant part of an outside, on-campus exhibit celebrating undocumented students and alumni was found vandalized last week, the University of Illinois at Chicago community is in full-response mode --working to not only repair the damage, but...
Quick, name Chicago's Nobel Peace Prize winners. President Barack Obama and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams are two. But the third? That would be former Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, who lived in Evanston and whose lakefront mansion is now the...
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