When it’s Time to Talk
by Michael Kiefer

Chicago offers dozens of different types of psychotherapy. But how do you know which approach is right for you?

Robert Falls
by David Jackson
The artistic director who brought you Kabuki theatre, In the Belly of the Beast, and Hamlet talks about acting, directing, and staying alive in Chicago.

Brother, Can You Spare a Job?
by Alfredo S. Lanier
The Reagan Administration has overhauled the Federal job-training program, but minority unemployment remains frighteningly high.

Signs of the Times
by Brenda Shapiro
This fall’s fashion makes a clear distinction between sexes and a strong case for dressing up, and puts accessories up front as the fastest means to a new look.

Tripping on a Ten-Speed
by Lawrence Rand
Touring a workingman’s town on a bicycle made to travel

Photographic Memory
by Joanne Trestrail
We thought the fifties would always be around; now they’re photos, lovingly made, by Mickey Pallas.

Devon Avenue: Our Own United Nations
by Robert C. Cooper
Take a walk along Devon and enjoy the sights and sounds of diversity of cultures.



by Henry Hanson
New entrance changes view at bottom of Sears Tower; sculptors create in public for Sculpture ‘85f; Governor Thompson named Swedish American of the year

On the Aisle: Anticipation of Celebration
by Claudia Cassidy
Lyric expands beyond December and addicts respond resoundingly.

Movies: Still Hungry
by Dave Kehr
George Romero’s zombies make more sense out of horror and the human soul.

Books: Small-Town Swan Song
Garrison Keilor’s history of Lake Wobegon, the little place where everyone commits an error of no great consequence

Video: A New Breed of Television Set
by Rich Warren
Dramatic advances in the quality of TVs may make you take out your checkbook

M.W. Newman: Know Thyself, Chicago
Only we can mend our broken dreams.

Art: Fall Colors
by Henry Hanson
Exhibits of note – sharing traditions, Surrealism, great drawings, tableaux
The Goods
by Jamie Gilson
We’re getting like that other city in the East: Chic new shops proliferate, old ones get new drama. Is our big-shoulder image really shoulder pads?
Sports: Contract Sport
by Richard Whittingham
Sports agent Jack Hilders carries on a tradition started when C.C. Pyle helped Red Grange find his way to the bank.

Dining on a Budget: Japanese with a French Accent
by Jill and Ron Rohde
At Jiraud, East meets West with uniquely happy results.

Dining on the Town: New York Discovers America
by Carla and Allen Kelson
Our gastronomic capital takes regional cooking to its heart.

The Best of Chicago: The Advocate
by Alan Gross
When women lawyers need a voice, Charlotte Adelman speaks up.

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