The creative and intellectual spheres of Eve Ewing and Vijay Iyer are so expansive they’re pretty much impossible to abbreviate. So the news that Iyer is in town for the […]
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Two legacy institutions wrestle with issues of diversity and economic justice.
Lumpen hosts the only terrestrial radio show in the midwest devoted to books and authors.
The new book Ghosts in the Schoolyard explains why people care so much about institutions that the world has deemed “failing.”
A Q&A with the Chicago-born investigative reporter, who returns to town October 9 for a live taping of his political podcast Intercepted.
It was a celebration for nerds of all kinds.
Books! Books! Authors! Food! Books!
Twenty years later, the Reader looked back and wondered why no one else had done the same.
The owners of the Wicker Park bookstore asked their friends to help them stay open.
Daisies hosts a fermentation dinner, Eve L. Ewing at Read/Write Library, and more goings-on January 22-25
With the help of Eve Ewing, Nate Marshall, and Jamila and Ayanna Woods, the performance collective creates an immersive audiovisual event out of the poet’s life story.
A campaign is underway to get the Chicago writer hired to be the new storyteller behind Invincible Iron Man‘s Riri Williams.