For the cover of our last print issue of 2022, we wanted to capture the spirit of the year, as we see it, in our own Reader way. We asked photographer Carolina Sanchez to see if she could find a street musician who was being ignored, a situation which many can relate to as the […]
For one night only, catch a special screening of the I Didn’t See You There (2022) in the presence of director Reid Davenport. The award-winning disabled documentarian will attend the 6 PM screening of his film tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State) and participate in a discussion moderated by disabled artist […]
Today and tomorrow are two of a slate of Free Admission Days offered by the Field Museum (1400 S. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.) through November. Illinois residents with proof of residency (valid photo identification plus a copy of your lease, library card, utility bill, or a check stub from work) receive free basic admission, which […]
Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen (1141 S. Jefferson) is celebrating a staggering 80 years in business today, with special offerings and a cake cutting ceremony at lunchtime. The food is still served cafeteria style and many dishes hearken back to the deli’s earlier days (read Reader senior writer Mike Sula’s take on Manny’s matzo ball soup […]
The century-old camera store has weathered a fire, a flood, and COVID-19.
Looking for some fun? We’ve got you covered for the next seven days, read on! FRI 3/25 It’s the tenth annual presentation of Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue. Billed as the “only Black burlesque festival in the world,” this variety show celebrates a rich and diverse lineage of Black nightlife performers. In addition […]
Subscribers to blacknuss.tv (available for $3.99 per month or $39.99 per year, with a seven-day free trial) have access to a wide array of content, including documentary, narrative, and experimental works, both short and feature length.
And you can still see a lot of it on 35 mm—the way it was meant to be seen.
Pop-Up Magazine’s Fall Issue tour and other goings on Mon 10/15-Thu 10/18.
The masterpiece Life Without Principle and nine more greats screen from October through December.
These five films prove that sci-fi can thrive without big budgets.
The streaming-cinema channel presents features by Antonioni, Arthur Penn, and Rene Clement.
Films by Hitchcock, Cukor, and Minnelli turn up on this list of classics from before the Stonewall era.
FilmStruck celebrates the great Bette Davis.
The Joe Policastro Trio’s Screen Sounds transforms score and soundtrack music with energetic imagination and a charmingly Catholic sensibility.