50ish is a whole museum takeover and art party celebrating the Chicago Reader‘s fifty-ish anniversary and the very best of Chicago arts and entertainment.
Journalism and Police Accountability: Perspectives from the Chicago Reader and the Chicago Torture Justice Center
Watch the Newberry Library virtual event from January 19, 2022
A Chicago Reader archival exhibition hosted by the Newberry Library, from Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – Saturday, March 5, 2022
Looking back 50 years to the closing of the Union Stockyards
The Reader’s current music writer surveys all 50 years of the paper’s coverage and reports back.
A look back at the love stories that started in the pages of the Reader, no swiping necessary
The True years (great editors, pt. II)
The reporting is an icon of the paper’s journalism, but John Conroy wonders what it actually accomplished.