Ride the Red Line for a cross-town series featuring both the city’s baseball teams.
The Chicago Film Society presents a rare 35-millimeter screening of the Japanese director’s 1991 drama, a simple, tender story of love, friendship, and surfing.
Also, Standard & Poor’s calls the Illinois house’s actions a “crucial step” to end budget stalemate.
Ai Weiwei documentary Never Sorry, Adults Night Out at Lincoln Park Zoo, and more happenings from July 3-6
Photographer Rick Majewski captures the neighborhood’s spectacular Independence Day parties, as American flags are hoisted, Mexican food is served up, and amateur fireworks displays erupt on block after block.
Celebrate America’s Brexit, the Fourth of July.
Redmoon Theater’s Great Chicago Fire Festival throws the original plan overboard but remains a symbolic communal exorcism.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, March 10
The Watch the Throne rappers have monopolized new music conversations this week, so why not get away from all that and check out a rising R&B crooner out of LA who collaborates with ratchet producers?
It’s a time for celebration—and annoyance
The annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival features free food, performances, and giveaways.
Kenneth Anger’s “Fireworks,” “Eaux D’Artifice,” “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome,” and “Scorpio Rising” screen Tuesday 1/19 at Doc Films.
Free ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2009.
A roundup of free events for the holiday weekend.
The little brats shooting off cherry bombs tomorrow might grow up to be great literary journalists.