1 hour 5 min
As much as mainstream Western music-media outlets compare contemporary African artists to one another, often flattening the expansiveness of their sounds under a single Afrobeats umbrella, some musicians from the continent continue to prove they’re in a league of their own with every new release. Burna Boy’s new fifth studio album, Twice as Tall, is […]
Essays on the hopes and horrors of returning to “normal”
1 hour 16 min
What staying at home has taught us about our city and ourselves
Mikki Kendall asks women who their feminism is really for.
Chicago string quartet D-Composed takes chamber music outside the institutions that have long excluded Black musicians and audiences.
Gabriel Bump’s debut novel looks at what it’s like to never feel at home.
PG-13 • 1 hour 46 min
Three actors portray different aspects of the iconic disco queen in this touring musical.
The Photograph explores the ways we learn to love.
The reboot is the chance for the notoriously white series to broaden its queer horizons.
The fast-paced feature is a satisfying blend of history and action.
The organization nurtures rising Chicago documentarians through its grant program.
Rival dance crews find common ground in UrbanTheater’s staging.