His debut collection, Stateway’s Garden, captures the city’s unique, ugly beauty.
Correction: This item has been updated to include details about Renaldo Domino’s new Colemine Records single “No Laggin’ and Draggin’,” whose upcoming release the show celebrates. In a just and perfect world, Renaldo Domino would be as widely revered as legendary Chicago soul greats Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler, and Gene Chandler. In my opinion, the […]
This longtime boutique has garments—and bling—for every walk of life.
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, one of more than 350 Open House Chicago sites this weekend, is significant musically and architecturally.
So much for gambling of the people, by the people, and for the people.
Could a design contest help replenish Chicago’s affordable housing stock?
Chicago singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Angel Bat Dawid talks about the improvisation and inspiration that shaped her new album, The Oracle.
Boy howdy did it get exciting ’round these parts last week! Our Public Newsroom with City Bureau kicked off last Thursday with a toast in our new Bronzeville office—which then led to some of the smartest discussions I’ve had in this city about how we can hold public office-seekers publicly accountable. I don’t mean “we” […]
Co-founders Milton Latrell and Christopher Brackenridge stock “classic and timeless pieces” to evoke the neighborhood’s golden age in the 1920s.
Smart Museum of Art captures the sights and sounds of the long-running ‘happening.’
The new book Ghosts in the Schoolyard explains why people care so much about institutions that the world has deemed “failing.”
Lately it seems like G Herbo can’t even play a show in Chicago, but the city’s favorite street rapper has found another way to give back: he’s joined a project to turn part of a shuttered south-side school into a media lab and music incubator.
After announcing that the pilot would end this week, the CTA is giving the route a reprieve
The artist, Eugene “Eda” Wade, wants to know, but nobody seems to have any answers.
The investigative journalist and civil rights activist could be one of the first women memorialized with a public monument in Chicago