Former Neo-Futurist Kurt Chiang and current long-distance Lucky Plush ensemble member Mindy Myers have been hoping to collaborate on an original performance piece for years. They finally got around to it (mostly over Zoom) during the pandemic shutdown, and the result, Unfinished Business, continues tonight and tomorrow at 7 PM at Links Hall (3111 N. […]
Last August, I caught up with Jacob Harvey just as he was taking over as the new (and first-ever) managing artistic director of theaters for the Fine Arts Building. At the time, he noted that with the loss of the Royal George as a midsize rental house, the soon-to-be-remodeled Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts […]
Back in the Pleistocene era (that is, 1986), I spent a few months living downtown in the now-gone Herman Crown Center, a Roosevelt University residence hall that also sheltered students from Columbia College Chicago (where I was enrolled) and the School of the Art Institute. (The building was torn down to make room for Roosevelt’s […]
DJ and producer Jordan Zawideh drops an homage to oddball old-school house, sheet-music institution Performers needs help to survive the pandemic, and more.
Dr. Charles Joseph Smith collaborated on his new video with filmmakers from Mississippi Records and Raw Music International.
Also, more than 600 complaints have come in about landlords breaking the city’s heat ordinance.
The owners of Pilsen Community Books now have a second store downtown.
Also, the police department hires an official to help implement reforms.
He learned to play piano in hotel lobbies and likes to wander the city alone at night. Now he’s made one of the best singer-songwriter albums of the year.
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Interior designer Tiffany Gholar plans and builds mini spaces within her colorful studio.
The migration of the hipster: A Chicago history, 1898-present
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The Chicago Human Rhythm Project announces the American Rhythm Center