Who is the one person who drew you to your art more than any other? Over the years, has one mentor always been there for you?
Umbrella Music is pleased to announce the full schedule and lineups for the 2014 EUROPEAN JAZZ MEETS CHICAGO, co-presented by Umbrella Music and seven different European consulates and cultural organizations.
September in Chicago kicks off the fall art season, so we've compiled a hot list of art festivals and fairs in the Chicago area to check out while you're in town.
When my daughter was born, I remembered words I had forgotten: sunqu, wawa, uripachallay.
Get serious about art, gardening, and the perfect bowl for fish soup.
Like many performance-based things, doing the show is the easy part. Putting the show together? That’s hard.
I realized after all these years of making plays that I'm a sculptor.
When we decided to produce our own film project, we had some tough decisions to make.
Krughoff reads from her story and describes a throw-down with her editor and the rumor that inspired the piece.
A young woman asks an actor how to get into the business, sending the author in search of answers.
If you’re solely a poet or fiction writer, avoid the pursuit of bios and resumes entirely.
Publishing requires teamwork. Keep an honest and respectful dialog with your editor.
Learning to say no might be one little thing we can all do for ourselves, and each other.
UrbanDaddy Chicago Editor Chris LaMorte on the importance of professional freelance pitches.
Also, don’t be so general with a pitch that I have to work to dig up a story. Be specific.