Its 11 shows can’t make up for all the series DCASE has killed, but booking Jupiter & Okwess, Chucho Valdes, Car Seat Headrest, Lydia Loveless, and Los Amigos Invisibles helps a lot.
The Chicago Independent Venue League shouldn’t have to push back against the Live Nation handouts in the Lincoln Yards development—but City Hall doesn’t protect Chicago’s homegrown music scene.
The new theater in Washington Park is the first performing arts center to open on the south side in 40 years.
Sandra Antongiorgi and Marcus Akinlana’s Es Tiempo de Recordar had been in Hermosa for 26 years.
The Chicago House Party levels up to ‘music festival’ for 2018, Andy Ortmann spends government money on subversive noise, and more.
Chicago introduces its first Public Art Plan.
Various performances run through March 25.
From Theater on the Lake to spaceship on the park, 2016 was a weird time in the city.
A conversation with Mark Kelly
The local writer-director’s residency is part of a larger initiative that aims to grow the number of films produced, set, and shot in Chicago.
And what’s in store for the future?
Produced by the city Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, this free program celebrating the city’s creativity is Chicago’s version of the Kennedy Center Awards. Like last year’s rousing inaugural event, it will honor five stalwarts of the local arts scene, selected by DCASE and members of the mayor’s Cultural Advisory Council. The 2015 […]
Coverage of the Street Bias: Street Style event at the Fashion Focus Chicago 2014
What lies at the bottom of the Playpen, Chicago’s floating daytime clubland
But our mayor is in a category of his own.