Chicago improvisers Tim Daisy and Matt Piet have responded to the challenges of COVID by learning new ways to record alone.
Tag: John Adams
Chris Hayes says America’s founders would be offended by the modern police state
In his new book A Colony in a Nation, the journalist and MSNBC host compares current-day policing in cities like Chicago to British rule just before the American Revolution.
1776, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and six more new theater reviews
Two well-loved musicals are among this week’s highlights.
An amazing idea for an amazing opera about me, Donald Trump
Dear composer John Adams, have I got an idea for you!
Poor Richard’s sister: Jane Franklin’s Book of Ages
Jill Lepore’s latest biography tells the story of the life of an ordinary 18th-century woman who happened to be Ben Franklin’s sister.
A new box set gives experimental composer David Tudor his due
A new box set recognizes experimental composer David Tudor’s pioneering work with electronics and indeterminacy.
It ain’t heavy, it’s the Joffrey
The Joffrey Ballet performs a program titled “American Legends” at the Auditorium.
The Fourth—a day to reflect, if you can keep it
Memorial Day is what the Fourth should be
The ascent of the International Contemporary Ensemble
Chicago-born group brings youthful energy and genre-bending sensibilities to classical music
The Trick She Turns
A Flowering Tree has song, dance, and story, but it’s the orchestra that blooms.
Around the web: Louis Farrakhan songs, J Dilla’s spins, the Chamber Strings set up shop at Schubas
Louis Farrakhan’s songs, J Dilla’s spins, the Chamber Strings set up shop at Schubas