Multi-instrumentalist Liam Kazar has been so crucial to my evolving understanding of Chicago’s bustling, magnanimous music scene that I felt a little heartbroken when he moved to Kansas City in 2019. He’d risen to national fame in the early 2010s as part of the youthful fusion ensemble Kids These Days, whose idealistic collision of jazz, […]
Hyperactive Kansas City punk act Silicone Prairie recently released an EP that includes a cover of notorious Chicago band the Mentally Ill.
You’ve heard about Damien Chazelle’s much-praised Whiplash—now here’s the backlash.
A crew of cinephiles tracked down a rare print of Corn’s-a-Poppin’ and set about restoring Robert Altman’s 1955 musical comedy.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Infinite Witches” from Kansas City’s Bummer.
Comments on Rachel Shteir’s New York Times book review suggest a complex sort of civic assessment.
Theater Wit stages Trainspotting U.S.A., based on Irvine Welsh’s novel about heroin addicts
What’s on the Agenda for Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Justin Wright’s propulsive ambient-psych project shares a bill with Cleared at the Burlington.
Chicago painter Calvin Jones stored work at the South Side Community Arts Center for a decade. Now that he’s getting a memorial show there, they can’t show any of it.
An African luncheon, a warehouse sale, a whiskey tasting, and more.
Society of Midland Authors 2010 Award Winners
Christopher Shively, aka Chrissy Murderbot, is one of the midwest’s sharpest dance-music vectors.
Legendary Kansas City jazz pianist Jay McShann died yesterday at 90.