A new building filled with social service and education amenities at Altgeld Gardens is a test case for the limits of design and architecture.
Current musical obsessions of poster artist and Wet Wallet guitarist Keith Herzik, Wet Wallet bassist and singer Gina Herzik, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Back in the day, NME music writer Andy Gill (not to be confused with the Gang of Four guitarist) described Bauhaus’s 1980 debut full-length, In the Flat Field, as “hip Black Sabbath.” That’s pretty accurate; the only way Gill went wrong was that he meant it as an insult. By the time of the album’s […]
The contemporary troupe explores the architecture of dance.
In its spring show, Jan Bartoszek’s troupe plays with space and geometry.
The Vic screens the Wax Trax! Records documentary before it’s even finished, Chicago expat Alex Wiley returns to headline a hip-hop party at the Promontory, and more.
Chance the Rapper’s Magnificent Coloring Day, Seu Jorge, and more of the season’s best live music
The migration of the hipster: A Chicago history, 1898-present
Kill Yourself Dancing collects the daringly eclectic output of late-80s Chicago house-music label Sunset Records.