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The Reader’s Guide to the World Music Festival Chicago 2010: Tuesday, September 28

Noon | Claudia Cassidy Theater DJ Tudo Deolinda Though this remarkable Portuguese quartet plays fado, the national style of its homeland, it breaks with tradition in several ways. Most groups with a singer as powerful as Ana Bacalhau would simply travel under her name, but Deolinda maintain a band identity, emphasizing their collective approach. They […]

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Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins VI

Every August Rich Cotovsky–actor, director, off-Loop theater owner, and licensed pharmacist–dons a curly black wig and a shirt made from the American flag and presides over one of the city’s edgiest theater festivals as the living incarnation of Abbie Hoffman, circa 1969. For the duration of the two-and-a-half-day marathon of plays and performance art, founded […]