A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID, country cat Lawrence Peters leads a workshop for aspiring record collectors, and more.
The Year of Chicago Music has had less music in it than anybody anticipated, but we still have plenty to celebrate.
With his supergroup Pigface, industrial-music veteran Martin Atkins brings together all sorts of scenes onstage.
The shrinking of music media requires a new definition of “overlooked,” but even the strictest criteria admit a vast unexplored trove of riches.
Brittney Carter thought she was just writing poems. Her classmates at Young Chicago Authors heard a great rapper in the making—and the rest of the city’s scene is starting to agree.
Every Monday at the Promontory, Sam Brown and Sasha Tycko nurture a democratic, welcoming creative community.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, January 26, 2013.