Category: History

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Readings from Remaking the Exceptional, Interrobang Theatre Project, and more

This summer, DePaul Art Museum hosted “Remaking the Exceptional,” a group exhibition curated by artist and activists Aaron Hughes and ...

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Medieval healthcare, Black Hollywood, and Elevate Chicago Dance

Those of us of a certain age fondly remember Steve Martin’s appearance on Saturday Night Live as Theodoric of York, ...

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Drawing on the past

Most people are lucky to have one act that hits. William Horberg is well into his third. Horberg was born ...

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Writers on the wall

The American Writers Museum’s newest exhibit, “Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice,” is named after a book ...

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We’re living (and dying) in a historic moment

This COVID-19 interlude will have a place in history. We can too. On Thursday, the Chicago History Museum announced the ...

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Remembering forgotten lesbian history

During the women’s liberation movement in the 1970s and 1980s, lesbian activists played an integral role within both the feminist ...

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