These preview issues always remind me that things are happening in our city. … creating this jam-packed issue, which teases film screenings, book releases, art exhibitions, and more, I’m in no hurry to hunker down indoors and wait for winter—Chicago is calling.
Tag: Frank Okay
The pandemic is still with us, so Bandcamp day is too
The Reader recommends 34 recent releases for this month’s Bandcamp day.
Traxman remixes ‘WAP’; bucket and mop not included
Traxman drops a juke remix of “WAP,” poster artist Frank Okay releases a solo album, and Teklife producer Heavee puts out a kaleidoscopic EP.
There’s something wrong with these Q-tips on the the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local designer and illustrator Frank Okay as part of their 120 Free Posters project.
Part of a complete bloody breakfast on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster is a collaboration between local artists Kaitlyn Beiriger and Frank Okay.
Stories from Chicago’s favorite rock ’n’ roll clusterfuck
Underground rock festival Ian’s Party is run mostly by volunteers, which helps it feel like a community instead of a branding exercise.
Shane Merrill of Empire Productions on 2016’s best throwback metal
Current musical obsessions of Shane Merrill of Empire Productions, John Ugolini of Kickstand Productions, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
A hungover monkey enjoyed Ian’s Party a little too much on the gig poster of the week
This week’s gig poster by Frank Okay celebrates the humongous megafest.
A creepy cat head on the gig poster of the week
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Frank Okay.