Most people are lucky to have one act that hits. William Horberg is well into his third. Horberg was born in Chicago and grew up around Belmont and Broadway in the Lakeview neighborhood in the 60s and 70s. He ran a repertory movie theater called the Sandburg at the corner of Division and Dearborn from […]
Heather McAdams needs no introduction for longtime Reader readers, but I’ll try anyway. McAdams contributed cartoons and illustrations to the Reader for over 20 years, self-published and distributed an annual country music-themed calendar (filled with her original artwork and writing about country and rockabilly musicians) for approximately 30 years, ran the store Record Roundup in […]
A new show at Firecat Projects spotlights the quirky and captivating work of an artist known for her embroideries.
Underground Casino, New Year’s Day PJ Brunch, and more happenings from December 30-January 1
Chicago’s blues clubs are in high gear for the festival weekend—and some neighborhood spots are getting in on the action.
Lou Reed’s death inspired a change in style for longtime Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick.
Cal Schenkel doesn’t need to name-drop Waits or Zappa.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, July 30
Photographer Gil Leora has his first-ever show at Firecat Projects.
Nicholas Sistler’s exhibit on life’s seamy side opens at Firecat