The long-running DIY institution settles into a permanent home.
Outsider rapper Sharkula and oddball electronic artist Mukqs make a surprisingly approachable collaborative EP.
With his return to Chicago, Hannibal Buress is reconnecting to his roots on the west side.
James Franco spoils the magical ineptitude of Tommy Wiseau’s enduring cult movie.
Also, a GOP state senator has reportedly been encouraged to run against Rauner in the 2018 gubernatorial primary.
Also, the Chicago Tribune endorses Mike Madigan’s primary challenger, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its Navy Pier expansion.
The Chicago comedian (well, originally) lands a show on Comedy Central—and it’s good.
Here’s the breakdown for Afropunk’s one-off Chicago bash, plus all the info you need to see it.
Hannibal Buress, Tim and Eric, iO’s farewell, and more of the best Chicago comedy of 2014.
Stand-up Mike Lebovitz records his debut album, Pure Garbage, over the span of three shows this weekend at Timothy O’Toole’s.
Sarah Silverman, Amy Schumer, and Bill Burr headline the second annual Oddball Comedy Festival.
The demise of the Lincoln Restaurant didn’t put a stop to these troupers.
Mike Eagle no longer lives in Chicago but this city is still on his mind in his new album, Dark Comedy, while local rapper Kit keeps going down a dark, strange path with Lownt God Rising.
The pair’s show, Broad City, ends a stellar first season.
New music from White Mystery and Verbal Kent, a new menswear shop co-owned by Tony Trimm, and more