Chicagoans recommend two new novels and a local absinthe verte
Chicagoans recommend a podcast about mental problems, a street corner, and a nonverbal movie
A report from artist Laura Shaeffer’s discussion with Kagan, whose collection of hand-built radios is on display at Intuit
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Half Italian Deli, Starz’s Boss, and Comedy Bang! Bang!
Two huge totem poles guard the entrance to a Bridgeport Boys and Girls Club
Chicagoans recommend a dialogue-exposing gallery, an orchestra rehearsal, and a sausage shop
Teachers and activists protested the use of TIF funds in constructing a hotel in the University of Chicago’s Harper Court project.
The French director turned science fiction on its head, creating a haunting film in the process
Fresh performing arts reviews from Reader writers
A look at the “Local Metrics: Majeed, Mooses, Myrie” exhibition at the U. of C.
A report, with video and photos, from Dyke March
Your 100,000 opinions (mostly) captured the pulse of the city. And then there were the outliers.
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Lincoln Park’s Zoolights show, Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, and more
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend live literature, the holiday El Train, and Greg Palast’s Vulture’s Picnic
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Gomez/Wilson: Windows & Mirrors and Wisconsin Supper Clubs