“The potential and the sadness and beauty of big empty spaces” inspires Lucky Plush’s The Map of Now.
A year after the shutdown, they’re bringing it back.
Soul Train veteran and Attack of the Boogie host Andrew Kitchen celebrates the reissue of his dance show’s 1984 theme song.
Reunion Chicago, Slo ’Mo, and Open Television throw a three-night virtual Pride party, Brent Gutzeit of TV Pow assembles a massive compilation to benefit the fight for racial justice, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago designer Julie Yost, the programming director at Rebuild Foundation.
One of Chicago’s best unsung musicians drops a new album, the Chicago Black Social Culture Map talks west-side music, and more.
On what would have been Rice’s 17th birthday, we chart the journey of the structure that his mother can still picture him playing under.
Flutist Nicole Mitchell brings her Afrofuturist epic Mandorla Awakening back to Chicago for the Jazz Festival.
The nonprofit’s latest exhibit “River Assembly” sits atop a barge that will journey up the Chicago River.
Avery R. Young & De Deacon Board are in the business of saving souls. Through what he calls “sousefunk”—an intersection of blues, funk, and gospel—Young taps into the raw emotions […]
The suite, recorded live at the MCA in 2015, imagines a reconciliation between a destructive dystopia and cooperative utopia.
Louder Than a Bomb cofounder Kevin Coval in the words of people in Chicago’s poetry, spoken-word, and hip-hop scenes whose lives he’s touched
Current musical obsessions of Roctober‘s Jake Austen and WHPK’s Mario Smith
Weather marred the opening of the University of Chicago Logan Center/Arts Incubator show “The Distance Between.”
The University of Chicago has opened an Arts Incubator in Washington Park.