Friday Mar 7
CPS Teachers and Parents Boycott the ISATs
In a brave move last week teachers at Saucedo Scholastic Academy, a neighborhood school in Little Village, decided that they would protest administering the Illinois Standard Achievement Tests .
Streets Blog Chicago
What Good Chicagoland Regional Planning Looks Like
By now, Streetsblog readers know all about how the Illiana Tollway, a proposed highway that will see little use and cost taxpayers $500 million, has messed up our regional plan.
OverUnder Collective to Present Over the River/under the Trees, Begin. 3/28
Exploring themes of mental health, sensationalist journalism, and Confederate Generals, OverUnder Collective is pleased to announce its premiere production of "Over the River/Under the Trees" by Ray Nelson starting March 28, 2014.
Rob Ruiz's Spanglish Memoirs Opens 3/21 at Gorilla Tango Bucktown
Storytelling is a craft. Some storytellers hone their craft with years of practice, and some are born to do it.
the Plucky Show Returns to Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 3/13
Plucky Rosenthal, the Jewish Star of Stage and Stage, returns with up-and-coming artists you should know with "The Plucky Show," a monthly variety show featuring a rotating cast of Chicago's best and brightest variety performers.
V-Day Chicago West Town Presents a Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer Tonight
Day Chicago West Town has announced its two night benefit reading of "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer: Writings to Stop Violence Against Women" tonight, February 22 and Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:30 pm at Gorilla Tango Bucktown.
$1.6M Home Being Raffled Off for Charity
Want to own a $1.6-million home but pay only $150 for it? Someone is going to get that lucky.