After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
Upcoming events and distractions from our listings coordinator
The Chicago Cinema Workers Fund raises money for the folks who run the box offices, concessions stands, and more.
Eye Vybe Records doesn’t need you to pretend Christmas is fun, Comfort Station throws a holiday benefit show with a dazzling lineup, and more.
The sprawling program features rarely viewed experimental films from Latin America.
The DJs of Windy City Soul Club celebrate ten years of getting asses moving, Sunny Woodz throws a release party with a bonkers bill in West Chicago, and more.
Beer & Bands for Comfort Station This fund-raiser for Logan Square arts hub Comfort Station features a diverse bill of live music (Dos Santos, Phoelix, Dim, and Campdogzz) plus beer from Goose Island, cider from Virtue, and hard seltzer from White Claw. See Gossip Wolf for more. Sat 9/8, 4 PM, Illinois Centennial Monument, 2595 […]
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.
Curated by guest programmers Rebecca Ladida and Jess Lee, the free program at Comfort Station features work from Canada, Iran, and the U.S.
The Growing Concerns Poetry Collective celebrate their debut again (this time on vinyl), power-pop four-piece Gal Gun drop their first full-length, and more.
The Chicago Movies & Music Festival makes its November debut with feature films about David Bowie, queer punk, New Orleans piano, gospel quartets, Ozzfest, Malian traditional music, and lots more.
Joyride Records throws itself a housewarming party in the old Permanent storefront, Tall Pat Records bows out with a couple more rock ’n’ roll blowouts, and more.
Greetings from Logan Square, the Customer is Always Right, Pinocchio, and more of the best things to do in Chicago the week of 9/11-9/14.
Comfort Station’s “Greetings From Logan Square” exhibit, comic Max Amini at the Athenaeum Theatre, and more of the best things to do in Chicago the weekend of 9/8-9/10.
Eclipse viewing parties at the Adler Planetarium and more Chicago spots on August 21