With their ruffled shirts, baggy Tripp pants, and signature painted-on mustache, Dorian Electra always look like they’re ready for a goth meetup at the Renaissance Faire. The nonbinary pop star is all about being too much, and though they’re still a relative newcomer, that energy has already earned them a fervent indie-pop following. Electra’s debut […]
Hyperprolific rapper and Culture Power45 label co-owner Marcellous “Infinito 2017” Lovelace and Chicago hip-hop scene player Sterling “Pugs Atomz” Price are both former members of the Nacrobats crew, and when Lovelace asked Pugs last year about releasing a vinyl compilation of old Nacrobats tracks, it kicked off a wave of celebrations that will continue through […]
It can be daunting to try to keep up with prolific Chicago rapper Vic Spencer, who chews urgently through his lines like his head is so overstuffed with ideas it could burst open. Spencer drops three or four albums every year, but he doesn’t just grind them out mechanically—he sets the highest standards for himself, […]
Its creators promise lots more mechanical mayhem, doughnuts, and beer.
Printers Guild Publishers Fair, sci-fi theater at the Paragon Festival, and more goings-on November 10-12
Prom-A-Llama 2017, Cheap Thrills market, and more happenings from May 19-21
Indie Boots Theater Festival, Bit Bash Takeover, and more happenings from May 8-11
This week’s featured gig poster was printed by Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.
Nineties alt-rock revivalists Post Child play a free record-release show at Emporium on Thursday night.
A Very Ladylike Christmas, Logan Square Holiday Farmers Market, and more happenings from December 19-22
Seinfeld Trivia Festivus, a special edition of the Slo ‘Mo dance party, and more happenings from December 12-15
Decoding 2016, Zadie Smith, and more happenings from November 28-December 1
Whitney Cummings, Movember 2016, a Chicago punk documentary, and more happenings from November 25-27
Feminist Happy Hour, Sauced Market, and more happenings from November 14-17.
A ghoulish brunch, a costume parade, and more spooky things to do