Public Newsroom #50: Felicia Holman on Problematic Art Reviews

In June 2017 long-time Chicago Sun-Times’ Theater and Dance Critic Hedy Weiss found herself at the receiving end of significant backlash for her review of Antoinette Nwandu’s “Pass Over”. Steppenwolf Theatre, which ran the play, denounced Weiss and other critics saying that the “viewpoints expressed in some of these reviews …

POWER Project 2018 Programmer Applications are live!

Applications are now open for emerging curators, programmers or other arts leaders who identify as ALAANA (African, Latino(a/x), Asian, Arab and Native American) to be in charge of programming one week of the POWER Project. Programmers will work in collaboration with the ALCN and Comfort Station to carry out a dynamic week of events …