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Eighth Blackbird roosts at the MCA

Since 2011 the Museum of Contemporary Art has hosted visual artists to create unique work over extended periods: Goshka Macuga, Mark Bradford, and Martin Creed have all developed projects through the museum’s artist-in-residence program. But this year the institution has taken the unusual but laudable step of naming Chicago’s Eighth Blackbird—one of the world’s foremost […]

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Best classical label

Cedille Records @CedilleRecords Founded in 1989 by James Ginsburg, Cedille Records is hardly a secret in the world of classical music, where it’s widely recognized as one of the most important independent imprints. Calling it the best classical label in Chicago, where it’s arguably the only established example, may feel like faint praise—but Cedille has […]