This year’s Oktoberfest may have ended in Germany, but the celebration continues in the Windy City. Read on for a brief history of the world’s largest festival, and learn where you can celebrate in Chicago.
Elizabeth Taylor was the beautiful packaging of an unusual mixture of characteristics. She was simultaneously loving and combative, delicate and harsh, nurturing and merciless. Today she is remembered for all this, along the endless glamour that accentuated her every move.
Actor Jeff Bridges has been an anti-hunger activist since 1983, when he founded the End Hunger Network, which engages in awareness campaigns and operates with the goal of ending child-hunger in America. Within the past few years he has also become involved in No Kid Hungry, acting as advocate and national spokesperson.
Shadow Town II: The Johns explores the role that cultural views of masculinity play in the perpetuation of sex crimes. A Chicagoland epidemic, the sex trafficking of young girls and women is a devastating crime that has consequences extending beyond the immediate violence and exploitation involved in the transactions themselves. …
Rita Hayworth is a Brooklyn native who was born of Spanish descent in 1918. She came from a family of professional dancers and actors, and she was encouraged to pursue these talents at a young age. Her father preferred her to be a dancer, and her mother wanted her to …
On September 28th, moviegoers experienced Gone with the Wind on the big screen, presented in its original format by Turner Classic Movies.
Art connoisseurs from all over the world converged on Navy Pier on Sept. 18th as the Women’s Board of the MCA was delighted to once again host Vernissage – the opening of the Art Expo Chicago.