In “Snow on tha Bluff,” J. Cole complains from the sidelines about how Noname fights for Black people.
“As long as I got YouTube and the latest iPhone, I’m Gucci.”
A hyper-colored, Afrofuturistic graphic novel captures how white privilege feeds on Black neighborhoods.
Nilaja Sun’s No Child … and more goings-on 9/17-9/20.
Noname’s debut album mixes her serious social commentary with a new sensuality and humor.
Artist/writer/prankster Derek Erdman’s show and more goings-on 9/10-9/13.
Fall Out Boy at Wrigley Field and more goings-on 9/7-9/9
Odetta at the Empty Bottle and more goings-on 9/3-9/6.
Matianak at Reggie’s Music Joint and more goings-on 8/27-8/30.
A celebration of African culture will be happening at the DuSable Museum.
Three Reader writers hash out the highs and lows of the Summer Smash, which showcased a young rap scene that’s innovating a vital new sound but also celebrating alleged abusers.
The culmination of his project will be a reconstruction of a slave ship in the museum’s basement.
Josie Dunn at Lincoln Hall and more goings on 8/10-8/12
The shadow puppetry performance collective will be producing a two-week run of the show at the Chopin Theatre.
Charles White at the Art Institute and more goings-on 7/16-7/19.