Upcoming events and recommendations from our listings coordinator
From Glencoe to Monterey Pop to oblivion: Michael Bloomfield’s huge talent and unique style changed rock guitar forever, but while Clapton and Hendrix entered the canon, he faded away.
Writers Theatre’s Vietgone brings the war home to Glencoe.
The Shermer Club: A John Hughes Fest will take place June 22-25 in the city and suburbs where Hughes’s classic 1980s teen movies were filmed.
The curving streets of the affluent north suburbs are lined with midcentury-modern marvels and the locations of John Hughes movies.
Close quarters, minuscule budgets, and structural limitations can work wonders when it comes to creating intimacy and forcing invention.
Michael Halberstam’s staging of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is the inaugural production in Writers Theatre’s new Studio Gang Architects building in Glencoe.
As A Doll’s House plays in the city, Writers Theatre’s new Jeanne Gang-designed facility goes up in the burbs.
A political action committee for Mayor Emanuel rakes in the cash.
While hustling to build its Jeanne Gang-designed dream house, the North Shore theater born in a bookshop put on a brilliant season.
Epicycle’s brief career ended more than 30 years ago, but this North Shore punk band is still inspiring reissues today.
Jeanne Nolan’s new memoir, From the Ground Up, details the education of an organic gardener.
Obscure psych-pop duo Athanor split the difference between the British Invasion and Amon Duul II on three mid-70s singles.
Two students, two high schools, two divergent paths to college
A $100,000 NEA grant will help build a theater in upscale Glencoe, Illinois