Posts in category "Arts&Culture"

John Hughes remembered by ChicagoNow bloggers (updated)

This afternoon we learned that filmmaker John Hughes died at the age of 59. Responsible for quintessential teen films of the 80s such as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Weird Science, The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink (not to mention other fine comedic contributions like Uncle Buck and Home Alone), Hughes graduated from Glenbrook North... Read more »

Got Pride, Chicago-style?

ChicagoNow is here, queer and blogging about Pride Weekend. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, the event that kicked off the U.S. LGBT rights movement. Nearly half-a-century after the fact, however, we’re still fighting for gay marriage, devastated by the recent Prop8 rulings, and upset with the Obama... Read more »