Surf's up, Johnny
"Point Break Live" comes to Chicago with a built-in buzz, having bowled over audiences in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. It's easy to see why. Far from a traditional stage-play, "Point Break Live" morphs the film into a completely immersive experience, with the action taking place all around, above and often on the audience.
Traveling exhibit 'Climate Change' at Field Museum informs, but lacks urgency
The smallest things matter when thinking through the causes and implications of climate change. That’s made clear from the beginning of a traveling exhibit about one of the globe’s most pressing challenges. The exhibit debuted last month at the Field Museum.
At Chicago Underground Film Festival, weird, wild movies
Despite ripe context and brilliant set, new play doesn’t know what it wants to be
Who we like at this year's festival
5 acts you won't want to miss this summer
Chicago is second to none when it comes to the quality and quantity of its summer music festivals. A weekend doesn’t pass without a street or park being rocked supreme. Our five favorites for this summer make us sweat just thinking about them.
For iconic Field Museum T. Rex Sue turns 10th birthday, a 3-D film and robotic dinosaurs
For dinosaur lovers who have always wanted to visit a real life Jurassic park, without the danger of death, the Field Museum wants to grant your wish. To celebrate the decennial anniversary of the Tyrannosaurus rex fossil known as Sue, officials have enlisted high-tech robots and 3-D technology.
Students here, in Fiji, will examine reef issues through the Web
It's a scene right out of "Finding Nemo," with sea turtles and jellyfish float along above eye-popping coral reefs. Except this is a virtual world and behind the screen sit Chicago high school students exploring the depths.