ESS’s Option music salon returns for spring with Jim O’Rourke, and Chicago rappers Saint Ripley and Osa North level up on new releases.
The Imports lasted only long enough to release one single of their dark, mesmerizing postpunk.
Joey Purp’s new iiiDrops comes from a perspective shaped by neighborhoods on both sides of Chicago’s racial and economic divides.
At First Look Rep, Steppenwolf Theatre’s little summer festival, the sitting is easy.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 9
Where things stand with Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 098
We need “Indians From All Directions” now more than ever.
Chicagoans recommend the Rebuilding Exchange, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, and more.
The La Ronde Project fucks its way up the social ladder.
Ethnic stereotypes über alles
Perhaps some jangly power pop will convince you that bar codes are evil.
If Carrie Bradshaw lived in the real world.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 040
In-the-know Chicagoans recommend Dollhouse Volume 1, Lakeview’s People Play Games, and HBO’s Girls