The U. of C. Folk Festival celebrates 60 years on Valentine’s weekend, Polo G headlines a stacked Metro benefit before the NBA All-Star Game, and more.
Art Brewt, Plucky Lush, and more happenings from May 22-25
Ice Cream Beer Social, Kim Kong: Comedy Monster, and more happenings from January 16-19.
Decoding 2016, Zadie Smith, and more happenings from November 28-December 1
Documentary photographer Danny Lyon’s The Bikeriders revs up for a long-overdue reissue.
The University of Chicago Folk Festival presents bluegrass fiddler Bobby Hicks, ragtime guitarist Ari Eisenger, and more.
Observations of a lackluster college prank—and memories of a superior one
A real-life Medieval Times in Hyde Park, or something
Is David Cronenberg’s latest a different movie on DVD than it is in the cinema?
The Folklore Society presents a weekend of workshops and concerts that feature Byther Smith, Eddie C. Campbell, John Williams, the Evening Light Brothers, Frank Fairfield, and others.
The University of Chicago hosts a free symposium on academic freedom from Wed 5/5 to Fri 5/7.
Composer Shulamit Ran gives a free lecture tomorrow at Max Palevsky Cinema in U. of C.’s Ida Noyes Hall.
The festival celebrates its 50th birthday with a weekend lineup that includes James King, Aaron Moore, Kim Wilson, and Liz Carroll.