Keeping warm: Where do the homeless go when it gets cold?


By Mary Hall Medill Reports On a late summer day that just hints at the coming fall, Kelly, 38, greets me with a smile as bright as the colorful, striped blanket she often has draped over her while she busks for money just outside a busy downtown train stop. She’s been living on Chicago’s streets […]

‘Into the Canyon’ actor, director stage a dystopian world

"Into The Canyon"

By: Mary Hall and Paige Tortorelli Medill Reports It’s a show as riveting as it is uncomfortable. “In the Canyon” creates a dystopian world where past abortions are criminalized, while simultaneously challenging the audience on their views on other controversial issues. The play, extended through Dec. 1 at the Jackalope Theatre, 5917 N. Broadway Ave., […]