Caroline Polachek might be the queen of crushes. As half of the synth-pop duo Chairlift, she wrote cheeky sleeper favorites such as “Crying in Public” and “Bruises” in the late 2000s, before branching out into solo work, taking opera lessons (inspired by a Handel aria in the soundtrack of the 2009 Lars von Trier film […]
The story serves as a love letter to hunger.
Celebrity chef Michael Mina’s simulacrum of a jaunty French brasserie caters to the inmates of a Gold Coast luxury hotel.
Pride Parade, a sausage fest, a vegan fest, and eight more cool things to do in Chicago this weekend.
Michael Halberstam’s staging of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is the inaugural production in Writers Theatre’s new Studio Gang Architects building in Glencoe.
Remy Bumppo Theatre aces Tom Stoppard’s erudite play Travesties.
Chicagoans recommend The Dream of the Burning Boy, 7 Wonders, and Lauren Groff’s Arcadia.
Fresh Reader performing arts reviews
Cityscape Bar, “Arcadia,” and “Owl Scouts” at Lula
Goose Island takes first and second place, Three Floyds wins the bronze, and Firestone Walker earns a special nod from the organizers.