The small break of new releases at the start of the new year allows for a much less stressful, and sometimes even more enjoyable, media binge: a crop of Chicago-made web series that can be viewed from the comfort and safety of your home.
The shrinking of music media requires a new definition of “overlooked,” but even the strictest criteria admit a vast unexplored trove of riches.
The nonprofit organization is using art and culture to get young people in the city excited about voting in a world where politics are “pretty boring, pretty old, and pretty white.”
So if the local acts at Riot Fest were kinds of peanut butter … you know what, never mind.
The local four-piece is about to release a double seven-inch of Automatic Recordings.
We’re premiering the music video for Rad Payoff’s “Sunglasses” just prior to the local punk band’s Sun 1/4 performance at Ian’s Party.
The spacey local act has a new record coming out early next year.
More than 40 local bands are playing two festivals over the weekend.
The Chicago hardcore band has canceled their Ian’s Party gig, but that doesn’t make them any less awesome.
Farmhouse Tavern offers well-executed farm-to-table food and a good beer list
Chef Charlie Trotter stopped by “The Interview Show,” hosted by Mark Bazer, to discuss his restaurant, his appreciation for today’s diners and his (very) early days at the Ground Round.
Logan Square’s Dill Pickle Food Co-op will open for business Saturday, December 5 at noon.
Gifts for people who genuinely wouldn’t mind finding a jar of cumin under the tree.
Permanent Records throws itself a party at the Hideout this Saturday with Cave, Cacaw, Black Math, and Mako Sica.