In the summer of 2020, the people of Chicago rose up in support of Black life, with thousands taking part in dozens of actions across the city. That season of uprisings had curator and cultural producer Ciera Alyse McKissick thinking about Black people moving through space: about how Black migration and travel has been a […]
Aline Kaze is a freelance audio engineer and DJ affiliated with multidisciplinary arts platform AMFM. Kaze, who performs as DJ Bonita Appleblunt, has spun records around the city with the likes of EvieTheCool, DJ Skoli, Ron Trent, Duane Powell, and Ryan, the Person. Earlier this year Ace Hotel Chicago booked Kaze for a monthly residency; […]
Facs light a beacon with a new album of dark postpunk, Equity Arts hosts a talk about nurturing community cultural spaces, and more.
Visual arts and architecture highlights break us out of our screen life.
Arts and culture organization AMFM brought food, art, and music to Homan Square Park to call attention to hunger on the west and south sides.
Chicago hardcore bruisers Uglybones celebrate a new album by opening for Subhumans, arts incubator AMFM throws a free festival to address food deserts, and more.
Current musical obsessions of AMFM gallery founder Ciera Mckissick, Drama singer Via Rosa, and Reader writer Leor Galil