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10 months
ago

Jahlil Okafor Is On His Way Up

High-school basketball phenom Jahlil Okafor—a sure-fire NBA lottery pick—is a monster on the court. But to understand what drives him, you have to meet his dad. And know what happened to his mother.

11 months
ago

Michael Madigan Is the King of Illinois

The Democrat has ruled the statehouse for decades. At age 71, he’s as powerful as ever. But his latest moves make you wonder: What does Madigan really want?

1 year
ago

The Insiders’ Guide to Art This Fall

Chicago surveyed 26 artists, collectors, curators, and gallerists to take the pulse of the city’s art scene. They revealed what shows to see, what to wear to them, where to pick up artists, and Chicago’s next art star.

1 year
ago

The Insiders’ Guide to Theatre This Fall

Chicago surveyed 28 local drama pros. They picked 12 must-see fall shows, dished on the scene’s best and worst, and told us what they really think about the Tribune’s chief drama critic.