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Opinion Pieces

one drop | COVID19 Comment, March 19th, 2020

one drop | COVID19 Comment, March 19th, 2020

Two and a half weeks a sign hung in all the stairwells of my apartment building. “Please limit your HOT water usage over the next few days. You can do this by NOT LETTING THE WATER RUN while you’re doing dishes or taking shorter showers. […]

One Book, One Northwestern | Hidden Figures with Author Margot Lee Shetterly, October 17th, 2019

One Book, One Northwestern | Hidden Figures with Author Margot Lee Shetterly, October 17th, 2019

(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race,” visited the Northwestern University Chicago and Evanston […]

Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon – National Geographic LIVE!  |Auditorium Theatre, September 24th, 2019

Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon – National Geographic LIVE! |Auditorium Theatre, September 24th, 2019

(originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) There are few places in the world that light does not touch. From the glow of our screens at the tips of our fingers to our cities, our society is connected like never before at lightning speed. Yet, it […]

MOUNTAINEER HILAREE NELSON | NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE! @ Auditorium Theatre

MOUNTAINEER HILAREE NELSON | NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE! @ Auditorium Theatre

Feature (Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) National Geographic Live! series brings real critical concepts regarding our environment and our impact upon it and each other. The Auditorium Theater broadens its programming with sparking curiosity and important storytelling. Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson shares her thrilling story […]

Hamilton Exhibition Opens in Chicago | From #HamTent to #HamEx

Hamilton Exhibition Opens in Chicago | From #HamTent to #HamEx

Feature(Originally published on Chicago Stage Standard) If you were too busy with Game of Thrones or soaking up the last bit of sun before the never ending spring showers that truly launched us into May, Hamilton: The Exhibition opened on Northerly Island in Chicago April […]

They Shall Not Grow Old | dir. Peter Jackson, 100th Anniversary of WWI armistice

They Shall Not Grow Old | dir. Peter Jackson, 100th Anniversary of WWI armistice

In Flanders fields, the poppies blow… In the new age of technology, what does that mean for history? The still-frame camera was invented in 1816 with origins tracing back centuries! The moving camera was refined and developed later in 1889. In the past 200 years, […]

Feature: The Arts and Politics | Bill Clinton

Feature: The Arts and Politics | Bill Clinton

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD) June 21st, 2018   Show up. Two simple words with a powerful message were the crux during A Conversation with Bill Clinton at the Auditorium Theatre this past week. The 42nd president visited Chicago on his book tour promoting The […]

FEATURE: VISUAL ARTS & STORY TELLING | ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

FEATURE: VISUAL ARTS & STORY TELLING | ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

(ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON CHICAGO STAGE STANDARD) April 11th, 2018     “I was obsessed with the story,” Annie Leibovitz says about a photograph of her parents at the first-ever MCA Women’s Board Luncheon in celebration of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 50th anniversary. The event was […]