An excerpt from Dmitry Samarov’s Old Style, an illustrated book set in Chicago bars
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This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Chicago-based artist Dmitry Samarov for the release party of this book Music to My Eyes.
Steve Mizek’s Argot label celebrates five years of top-shelf electronic music, Cole’s hosts a Halloween cover-band benefit for Mexico and Puerto Rico, and more.
Dmitry Samarov’s exhibit “In Taverns,” Hidden Figures Revealed, Drunk [Redacted] Talks, and more happenings from March 20-23
A thrift-store discovery prompts our correspondent to ponder the worth of fine art.
The feeling of connection offered by Twitter and Instagram was an addiction—one that’s been hard to kick.
A look back at the year in lit, from the best reads by Chicago authors to new bookstores and live-lit events.
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Tony Hu’s latest might be the best Chinese restaurant in River North, but it’s the worst in his empire.
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The post-vaporwave set throws a virtual party, Marnie Stern soaks up Chicago, and Dmitry Samarov sets his stories to music
This cabbie is no hack