“I have a pinned tweet on my page that says, ‘“I fucked someone to that playlist you made” is the highest compliment you can give me.’”
Solange and her Saint Heron collective show off the depth and richness of the city’s black cultural expression with a festival installation and three off-site events.
Chatham superstar Chance the Rapper rhymes about family, religion, and Chicago throughout his brand-new mixtape, binding it all together with irrepressible love.
Waffle Fest 6, Gilmore Guys, and more happenings from March 4-6.
The actress/playwright/director’s Goodman Theatre show is nervy is hell.
Here’s the breakdown for Afropunk’s one-off Chicago bash, plus all the info you need to see it.
Lake FX, Chicago’s weekend of workshops and events for the creative community, launched Thursday with a discussion of the “lake effect.”
Vertical Gallery’s Patrick Hull traded in a marketing career to open a street art gallery.
Diasporal Rhythms, a group of Chicagoans who collect work by artists of African descent, celebrates ten years.
The South Side Community Art Center’s “Maleness to Manhood” offers an arts expo grounded in a Chicago reality.
A steal at $20,000
Vintage Dwight Twilley on HoZac Archival, a photo op for Cherries Records, and a lineup change for Terminate
Paintings by Hebru Brantley in “Brothers of the Robbing Hood,” at Lacuna Artist Lofts
Legs McNeil reads from Please Kill Me at Late Bar, the inaugural Black Dot Music Festival brings together bands of color, and more
A review of Cauleen Smith’s “A Star Is a Seed”