Also, Kendrick Lamar popped up at his own West Loop pop-up shop.
Also, the Chicago Jewish Day School was evacuated because of a bomb threat.
Also, the chairman of USA Basketball thinks the 2016 Olympic bid may have been rigged against Chicago.
Ring in 2015 with everything from a balloon drop to a Mexican feast to a beach party.
Haunted houses, pumpkin-carving parties, costume contests featuring dogs in bumblebee costumes—we’ve got it covered.
Your live-music options on Memorial Day include Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Gorod, and Anti-Flag—and there’s plenty more on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sunny pop, 80s brilliance, and a limber young jazz trio
Neo-goth, proto-emo, death metal, and Seattle hip-hop
On top of the usual stampede of street fests, there’s a pile of great shows this weekend, including Vektor, Sebadoh, the Hot Club of Detroit, and Guardian Alien
In the next couple days you can catch Ana Tijoux with Sidi Toure, Leroy Bach, Magic Milk, and Doomsday Student
Malian guitar, pastoral black metal, international music with a side of regional craft beer, sophisticated twang-pop—and we’re just getting started
Retro dubstep, boxy bass, and my future wife
A weekend’s worth of classic rock, indie rock, and classical indie hip-hop
Three 6 Mafia, Codeine, Matt Ulery, a big festival of American roots music, and another of electronic dance
A sampling of what the Soundboard page has on offer for the next few days