Archive for November 2011

Teatro Luna's Play--Crossed--Makes Us Question Immigration

Teatro Luna's Play--Crossed--Makes Us Question Immigration
Immigration debates demand solutions.  Some say, “Build an electric fence.”  Others yell, “Deportations–more!”  Some shout, “Nonsense!”  Others cheer, “Reform!” Missing from many of these solutions, however, is something that may give us better answers: questions.  Teatro Luna’s latest play–Crossed–is built around an inquiry into the immigration debate.  With a cast of five women, one man,... Read more »

Karen Lewis and Other Reasons People Hate CPS Teachers

Karen Lewis and Other Reasons People Hate CPS Teachers
One of my first blog posts here is titled “Cameron Diaz and Other Reasons People Hate Chicago Teachers.”  After seeing the video where the Chicago Teachers’ Union President makes questionable comments during a keynote speech, I reworded the title for this post. Humor can entertain, challenge, and unite.  But Karen Lewis ended up turning many people... Read more »