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April 1988 Table of Contents

Features

Blue Tea Theatre
by Anthony Adler

Not a movement, but an assortment of theatre people with something similar in mind. Or at heart

Too Many Bosses
by Ben Joravsky
Welcome to 1819 West Pershing Road, headquarters of the Chicago Public Schools. Don’t mind the crowds – they just work here.

Undiscovered Restaurants
by Carla and Allen Kelson
Dining routine got you down? Our reviewing team comes up with a dozen colorful finds for jaded palates.

Collecting the Collectors
by Henry Hanson
Who’s who in the hot pursuit of high-priced art

Chicago Story: Saxophone Politics
by Jack Hayes
The Pied Piper of the civil rights movement almost made a name for himself in soda pop. That was just Ben Branch.

Fashion: Spring Comes on Soft
by Donna Frost and Pat Schulman
The season approaches in modern guise – suddenly floral, and in some surprising new colors.

Departments

Letters

Journal: Numbers that Really Count
by Hillel Levin, editor
There’s a good reason why school administrators don’t like to talk about class size.

Metro
by David Jackson
The landlord and the thief; City Hall’s minister without portfolio; the AIDS babies

Artworks
by Henry Hanson
Warhol’s art hits the block; Nevelson’s hits the stage; Picasso’s ties the knot.

Chicago Woman: Spying on David
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
David McCallum is so aloof that Lynda Mendoza just can’t stop chasing him.

Books: A Learned Savage
A biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth: Trouble was her name; wit was her game.

Execs: Comic Operator
by Mark Jannot
Starting at the top with Rick Obadiah – seller of superheroes

Movies: Lasting Attachments
by Penelope Mesic
In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, the heavy breathing is both personal and poitical.

Theatre: Child’s Play
by Anthony Adler
The best children’s theatre is good theatre.

Back Talk
by Henry Hanson
Michael Jordan, Dahl-Meier, Christie Hefner, and Walter Jacobson

Chicago Guides
Events

Dining

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