Chicago improvisers Tim Daisy and Matt Piet have responded to the challenges of COVID by learning new ways to record alone.
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.
Two well-loved musicals are among this week’s highlights.
Dear composer John Adams, have I got an idea for you!
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 recognizes experimental composer David Tudor’s pioneering work with electronics and indeterminacy.
The Joffrey Ballet performs a program titled “American Legends” at the Auditorium.
Memorial Day is what the Fourth should be
Chicago-born group brings youthful energy and genre-bending sensibilities to classical music
A Flowering Tree has song, dance, and story, but it’s the orchestra that blooms.
Louis Farrakhan’s songs, J Dilla’s spins, the Chamber Strings set up shop at Schubas