Something fierce this way comes: Hedwig and the Angry Inch rocks American Theater Company.
Don’t-miss events for Wed 04.08.09 through Tue 04.14.09
musuems Gettysburg Address*
FREEBIE OF THE WEEK
farrago Sandra Cisneros*
Reliving junior high? Painful. Reliving the first time you read The House on Mango Street, the reading-list staple that celebrates its 25th anniversary this year? Sublime. Hear the one-time Chicagoan and much-decorated writer Cisneros discuss her career.
GO: Apr 14 at 6. Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S State St. chipublib.org
Speaking of rent payments, read Schadenfreude’s advice on how not to land a new job … Get schooled in Hedwig’s R-rated theory on the origin of love, from the 2001 film … Abe or Bigfoot? See the only known photo of Lincoln at Gettysburg … In 2007, we named The House on Mango Street one of ten quintessential Chicago novels; read why
PHOTOGRAPH: Michael Brosilow