My heart goes out to every officer and their families killed in the line of duty. That is a pain I wish on no one. But like Fannie Lou Hamer famously said, I am also sick and tired of being sick and tired -- of the denial of institutional racism, even in the midst of overwhelming evidence.
Two super stars of the stage -- ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov and actor Willem Dafoe -- in a fantastical, almost two-hour pas de deux, performed under the direction of gay theater genius Robert Wilson.
The Chicago City Council established the IPRA with expectations that it would help reverse a culture of citizen abuse and officer impunity. As we approach the seventh anniversary of IPRA's creation, it's apparent the agency has flopped.
Those advocating for the idea assert that some natural phenomena are so complex that they could not have developed naturally -- they must have been designed by a creator in exactly the form we find them.
I was taken to this place by a recent performance of Einstein on the Beach, the landmark 1976 opera by composer Phillip Glass and Director Robert Wilson. Einstein is the first in a trilogy of avant-guarde operas.
The Big Bang may have been the theme of this year's Watermill Center extravaganza of a summer gala, with its outsized red phalluses, neon ninjas, and popping balloons, but many East End events make big noise.
We arrive and lunatic cackling bounces off the walls. It could be a meth-fueled vision of an 18th century madhouse. Welcome to the Robert Wilson Annual Watermill Summer Benefit, this year titled "Voluptuous Panic."