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Reeling Programmer Picks 3 Don’t-Miss Selections From The LGBTQ+ Film Fest

Festival programmer Morgan Jon Fox suggests three features of the 41 films at Reeling Fest, which kicks off Thursday at the Music Box Theatre.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Improv Therapy Players Find The Comedy In Psychology

The eight-person troupe made up of psychotherapists-turned-improvisers will appear at the Bughouse Theater in North Center Saturday.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Roosevelt Professor Quits Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

A female student detailed several incidents in an anonymous Instagram account, then came forward publicly after reporting her claims to the Title IX office at Roosevelt.


‘The Bear’ Effect: Chicago Restaurants Featured In Show See Traffic Skyrocket

Chefs and owners say the hit FX series has been good for business and great for the city’s reputation as a food town that has it all, from Michelin-star menus to Italian beef.

Arts & Culture

Actors’ And Writers’ Strikes Bring Chicago’s Film Industry To A Halt: ‘We’re Fighting For The Survival Of Our Profession’

Cinespace is a "ghost town" with productions shut down. SAG-AFTRA and WGA are striking over low pay, a lack of transparency for residuals and the rise of artificial intelligence.

Arts & Culture