The Socialist-Feminist Working Group of the Democratic Socialists of America gets down.
Beloved Chicago house DJ and producer Sean Haley passes away at age 49, Punk Rock and Donuts throws a Pilsen Reads! benefit, and more.
Chicago rapper the Boy Illinois headlines his first show since dropping the triumphant Windy EP, three current and former Chicagoans set a piece of Finnegans Wake to music, and more.
Reality TV star and tattoo artist Phor showcases his rap skills at 1st Ward, tape label Love Lion pays tribute to the Chicago underground, and more.
The second season of Joe Swanberg’s Netflix series looks like Chicago but doesn’t feel like the city at all.
The Velcro Lewis Group premiere the politically charged Amnesia Haze with the Reader today and play a show at the Hideout to celebrate on Sunday.
The Blue Ribbon Glee Club turns ten with a reunion party, old-school beat party Boombastic comes back to Wicker Park, and more.
Sacha Mullin of Cheer-Accident celebrates a new album of avant-garde pop, Featherproof and Moniker publish a memoir by outsider punk J.T. IV, and more.
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This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Joe Schorgl.
Thomas Frank, Zhang Peili, and more happenings from March 27-30
Reunited late-70s Irish punks Protex hit Chicago for two shows, Redgrave host an ACLU benefit to fight Trump’s Muslim ban, and more.
Presidents’ Day Benefit Dinner, TRL Live, and more happenings from February 20-23.
Friendsgiving, Dr. Strangelove at the Is It Still Funny? series, and more happenings from November 21-24.
Detention Hall, Activate: Smell, and more happenings from July 11-14.