The 56th annual celebration of cinema features nearly 60 films, seven of which are world premieres, online and at the drive-in.
The Netflix children’s special gives hope to the weird wonderful kid in all of us.
Current musical obsessions of O’My’s cofounder Maceo Haymes, singer-songwriter Kaina, and Reader music critic Leor Galil
Following Grimes’s Tumblr pays off yet again.
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Friday, April 12, 2013
The Swedish techno producers remix the charming and cheesy 1982 title song off of Roxy Music’s Avalon.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
A lost classic from Brazilian soul great Tim Maia
Marvin Tate and Dave Hilliard collaborate on a new project, The Amazing Mister Orange
“Celia the Queen,” a 2008 documentary about salsa superstar Celia Cruz, screens tonight as part of Latino Fashion Week.
On Sunday afternoon the Chicago Cultural Center screens an excellent documentary on Brazilian musician Tom Ze in conjunction with new Ze releases on Luaka Bop Records.
21 songs for a terrible decade.
what’s been hot in local bookstores
Hardcover Fiction 1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown2. Hardball by Sara Paretsky3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett4. The Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore5. The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt Note: If you had tickets for Lorrie Moore’s November 7 Chicago Humanities Festival appearance, that’s been canceled.
Cellist Lori Goldston, who performed with Nirvana, plays her original score to the silent classic “La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc” Tuesday at the Nightingale.