The Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art (Lit & Luz) brings together writers, visual artists, and musicians from Mexico and the United States in an effort to foster cultural exchange. The artistic results of these cross-cultural experiences, from poetry to photography and everything in between, are then presented through a series of […]
Looking for some mid-month fun? Check out the following events and ideas. FRI 5/13 Broken Nose Theatre continues its season with the Chicago premiere of Zoe Kazan’s dystopic drama After the Blast, directed by JD Caudill. In light of the leaked SCOTUS draft decision on Roe v. Wade, Kazan’s story about a couple forced to […]
With Halloween on the horizon and Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, there are plenty of opportunities to ponder horror, acknowledge history, and honor resistance. Here are some of our best cultural bets for the week ahead. Fri 10/8: What does it mean to create as an act of resistance to oppressive structures? Can art manifest […]
A roundup of art events happening this weekend
“The Kurt Russell Art Show,” the Divine Feminine, and more happenings from March 17-19.
Metal from Lordi, Joffrey Ballet’s Game Changers, and more happenings from February 13-16
A mostly female cast and crew come together to tell the story of the friendship between writer Fatimah Asghar and musician Jamila Woods.
A ghoulish brunch, a costume parade, and more spooky things to do
Porchlight’s Dreamgirls, Piven Theatre’s Dead Man Walking, and Steep Theatre’s The Few are among this week’s theater highlights.
CAKE Art Auction, a Tremors lecture at Music Box, and more happenings from April 8-10
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Friday, April 5, 2013
Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces talks to the GTW about Seattle hip-hop, signing to Sub Pop, and Chief Keef.
The Chicago Motion Graphics Festival showcases technological art with screenings, performances, workshops and parties, Sept Wednesday-Sunday at multiple venues.