“The solution can’t be the sort of platonic idea that the masses are so moronic that we have to disempower them.”
In its freshman year, this ten-day comedy bacchanalia approaches improv from all angles.
Do immigrants really find a better life in the U.S., or is it just a fantasia of prosperity full of barely concealed threats?
It feels like it was yesterday when dance-punk top dog James Murphy bid adieu to LCD Soundsystem, his often cheeky—but also often pensive—mutating hit machine of the 2000s. Maybe that’s because 2011, the year the band split, doesn’t seem too far gone, and 2015 (when they officially reunited) feels like last week—or maybe we pray […]
Veteran Pitchfork acts LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey, and Ride have had mixed success evolving past the sounds that made them famous.
In The Way West, Steppenwolf satirizes (and sings about) manifest destiny and the American dream.
Michael Bay’s recent Pain & Gain inspires the latest Weekly Top Five.
Rachelle Salnave traces the battle over indoor market Mart 125 as a microcosm of the economic transformation of the neighborhood in “Harlem’s Mart 125: The American Dream,” screening Sunday 4/11 at the DuSable Museum of African American History.