A daily dip into the stacks, leading up to our 50th anniversary in October
Hyperprolific rapper and Culture Power45 label co-owner Marcellous “Infinito 2017” Lovelace and Chicago hip-hop scene player Sterling “Pugs Atomz” Price are both former members of the Nacrobats crew, and when Lovelace asked Pugs last year about releasing a vinyl compilation of old Nacrobats tracks, it kicked off a wave of celebrations that will continue through […]
Pitchfork and New City both recently tackled Chicago’s music scene in 1993, but neither gave much love to the beautiful, eclectic art-pop of Shrimp Boat.
The year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader
Iris Shim explores the motives and consequences of 19-year-old Andrew Suh’s murder of his sister’s fiancé Robert O’Dubaine in Bucktown in 1993, in her documentary “House of Suh,” screening 4/9 and 4/13 in the Asian American Showcase at the Gene Siskel Film Center.