Those of us of a certain age fondly remember Steve Martin’s appearance on Saturday Night Live as Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber. But women were also all up in the bloodletting and potion-making. Tonight at 6 PM the International Museum of Surgical Science (1524 N. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.) offers a presentation by historian Jennifer […]
Another slate of both online and in-person events for this weekend and beyond. For anything that makes you leave your house, please be smart and check both the weather report (hello late winter and early spring Chicago with your fickle ways!) and the venue’s safety restrictions (to mask or not to mask, tis one of […]
In a year of loss, artists found momentum and took care.
Upcoming events and recommendations from our listings coordinator
“I’ve been on this journey to be able to present within the jazz community. . . . To be a union of creative beauty.”
An overview of theater, dance, music, pop-up performances, and other artists and activists that you should know about—this season and year-round
Kimberly Bartosik/daela make their Chicago debut.
Remembering the dancer, choreographer, cofounder of Links Hall, and former Reader critic
Citizen explores the poetry in nonverbal, nonliterate communication.
The Liz Gerring Dance Company makes its Chicago debut with an abstract, minimalist hour-long piece.
The Zimbabwe-born performance artist explores the black male body and African masculinity in connection to her own identity.
In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Brooklyn dance troupe turns to John Coltrane’s groundbreaking 1964 record.
Camille A. Brown & Dancers explore stereotypes and the self-identities of women of color in Black Girl: Linguistic Play.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, September 18
Inspired by water bottles, capoeira, and Looney Tunes, Compagnie Käfig takes hip-hop from the streets of Rio to Columbia College.