While the BA.2 variant of COVID-19 looms as a possible impediment to attending live performances (even as some of us now qualify for a second booster), shows are booming. We’ve got a baker’s dozen of events to consider if you feel up to getting out and about in the next couple of months. We also suggest […]
Looking for some things to do this weekend and beyond? We’ve got you covered, whether you’re craving theater, dinner, comedy, or . . . stripper drag clowns? Read on, readers! Fri 11/12 Bridge Dance Festival returns to Links Hall (virtually!) tonight and tomorrow, with streamed performances beginning at 7 PM. A project of Asian Improv […]
Bridge Dance Festival returns to Links Hall November 12 and 13 with a digital program curated by Fujima Yoshinojo (Rika Lin) featuring works by artists from Sendai and Tsu, Japan, San Francisco, and Chicago that reflect their individual journeys through the pandemic, as well as themes of identity, aesthetics, and expression. The festival was established […]
“The potential and the sadness and beauty of big empty spaces” inspires Lucky Plush’s The Map of Now.
Influences from kabuki and karate inform choreographer Rika Lin’s boundary-crossing body of dance work.
Anything goes during this evening on Twitch.
Links Hall and Chicago Shakespeare host two virtual interactive shows on isolation and connection.
A community townhall reaffirms the need for communication and representation.
In a year of loss, artists found momentum and took care.
Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang livestream their traditional solstice drum duo, Che Arthur of Pink Avalanche drops two instrumental solo EPs, and more.
Liof Munimula’s toolbox included a 42-piece percussion setup, a shortwave radio rig with a 40-foot antenna, and a subversive sense of humor.
A livestreamed multidisciplinary festival crosses a wishlist with a treasure hunt.
Jenn Freeman (aka Po’Chop) probes femininity, gender, rage, and history in a five-part dance film.
Two Reader critics talk about digital dance and theater—and other COVID-19 challenges.
Remembering the dancer, choreographer, cofounder of Links Hall, and former Reader critic