We started with a bang. In January, a mob of supporters of the last presidential administration attacked the United States Capitol building in D.C., grabbing lecterns, posting selfies, and leaving a trail of confusion and “released on own recognizance” privilege in their wake. And it’s possible 2021 will end with a whimper. The new Omicron […]
A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID, country cat Lawrence Peters leads a workshop for aspiring record collectors, and more.
“You bring people together and something will always happen. . . . The how is pretty easy, but the why is more important to me.”
The letter “Q” may be ruined, but the conspiracy can’t have Quarterflash.
Upcoming events and distractions from our listings coordinator
“I love that I can share the music that I love, and that once people hear it they’re gonna love it too.”
Soul Train veteran and Attack of the Boogie host Andrew Kitchen celebrates the reissue of his dance show’s 1984 theme song.
What our listings coordinator is musing about this week
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Damon Locks’s Black Monument Ensemble drop a live video to buoy a locked-down city, self-described “bohemian electronics” act Sip releases its first studio album, and more.
Arts and culture happenings from Fri 3/6 to Sun 3/8.
A DJ and radio host takes a considered approach to style.
An oral history of DJ Jesse de la Peña’s foundational Blue Groove Lounge hip-hop night, on the occasion of its belated 25th birthday parties
Lumpen hosts the only terrestrial radio show in the midwest devoted to books and authors.
Current musical obsessions of Punk Rock and Donuts founder Jeremy Kitchen, Udüsic vocalist Sarah Ryczek, and Reader listings coordinator Salem Collo-Julin