Participants spent the night outside, heard from youth about their experiences, and explored the idea of home.
This weekend Alabama transplant KC Ortiz performs at a showcase hosted by local label Futurehood, which supports gay and trans musicians of color.
Kristen Sollée explained our current witchy moment, with detours into mythology, theology, and Bewitched.
On his sophomore album, Noir, Smino highlights his rap skills without abandoning the soulful singing of Blkswn.
Current musical obsessions of Chicago singer-songwriters Tatiana Hazel and Melo Makes Music and Reader intern Julia Hale
Though House Bill 4469 to turn Cook County Jail into an official polling location remains at a standstill, representatives who worked on the bill remain positive and motivated.
Kim Petras opens for South African singer-songwriter Troye Sivan at the Chicago Theatre this weekend.
Pop-Up Magazine’s Fall Issue tour and other goings on Mon 10/15-Thu 10/18.
At a book talk Tuesday at the SEIU Healthcare headquarters in Pilsen, Barbara Ransby discussed her book Making All Black Lives Matter.
“Improv actors are like the best canvassers ever!”
Chicago Votes’s Give a Shit and more goings on 9/28-9/30
The nonprofit organization is using art and culture to get young people in the city excited about voting in a world where politics are “pretty boring, pretty old, and pretty white.”
The likely poisoning of Pussy Riot member Peter Verzilov this week didn’t keep the group from Riot Fest, where they delivered loud criticisms of Russia and the United States.
His struggles with sobriety were no secret, yet everyone was surprised when news spread that he died of a drug overdose on Friday.