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Iconoclasts by default, the resident company at the Raven has the courage to tackle classic American plays without putting a post-modern spin on the material or thrusting technology into the staging.
Iconoclasts by default, the resident company at the Raven has the courage to tackle classic American plays without putting a post-modern spin on the material or thrusting technology into the staging. It's kooky, but it works. Non-resident companies also find room to debut new works on the well-designed stage here.
6157 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, United States
Not a collection of informational exhibits about making clothes from the hides of cows
Currently in the process of moving to 6500 N Clark St, and closed during construction of the new space
Rosehill doesn't have as famous a burial list as Graceland nearby in Uptown, but the mix of Chicago historical figures, Civil War soldiers, and Bohemian statuary makes it worth a look
You'll find several cute, stylish clothes boutiques for women in Andersonville
Performs original work and adaptations of adult ('A Room With A View') and children's ('The Stinky Cheese Man') literature; their motto is 'big stories, up close
The No Exit Cafe was first opened here in 1967, going through chess, jazz, Go, and other phases along the way
Andersonville - and the second floor of the Nelson Funeral Home, to be precise - is the home of the long-running late-night show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind and its ever-changing menu of the funny, the profound, and the occasional tongue bath for a 20th century European ethos, intended to be accomplished within the confines of thirty plays in sixty minutes
Art deco style meets religious devotion in the spectacular Madonna della Strada Chapel, built in 1938 on the grounds of Loyola University's campus
Celebrates Swedish-American heritage and Swedish immigration in all its forms, including Buzz Aldrin's temporary immigration to the moon
Aside from the tennis courts and the jogging paths, there are lots of interesting features to be found here: weeping trees left from this area's original incarnation as a swamp, a giant concrete sculpture for climbing, tennis courts, random public art installations, and best of all, the long pier leading out to an old lighthouse