FroSkate, a BIPOC-led skate collective that centers female, trans, queer, and gender nonconforming skaters, is celebrating the release of the FroSkate x Nike SB Dunk. The skate shoe drops this […]
“No tiene ningún sentido organizar una reunión comunitaria si nada de lo que la comunidad dice hace una diferencia en cómo Riot Fest hace las cosas”, dijo uno residente.
Youth soccer coach Ernie Alvarez recounts his days in Douglass Park.
It’s music festival season again, and of course we’re still in the middle of a pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 222.3 million U.S. residents are […]
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
This week’s featured gig poster is a collaboration between local artists Kaitlyn Beiriger and Frank Okay.
Douglas, Union, and Grant Parks have served as valued community centers for Chicago since the mid-1800s. Today, all three parks host thousands of attendees for popular private music festivals—Lyrical Lemonade […]
You’ve seen the artists: Taylor Bennett’s pyrotechnics, LL Cool J’s dancers, St. Vincent’s avant-garde stage presence. But away from the stage, there’s another show that photographer Alison Green worked to capture, one […]
Photographer Tim Nagle covered Kweku Collins both backstage and during his Pitchfork performance on Sunday afternoon. Kweku at Pitchfork 2018
The fest expands its footprint in Millennium Park with a diverse lineup that includes boogie-woogie pianist Erwin Helfer, southern soul-blues star Ms. Jody, and the Rising Stars Fife & Drum Band with Shardé Thomas.
Lollapalooza’s ticket sales have slowed, and Reggae Fest and Chicago Open Air are canceled—are these the growth pangs of a healthy but crowded festival market, or is a crash on the way?
Also, the number of homicides in Chicago in 2017 is now on pace to exceed 2016 levels.
Mamby on the Beach booked lots of great locals, and we’ve got photos to prove it.
A case for spreading around your hard-earned money to support the city’s smaller outdoor music fests
Also, the city of Chicago has announced that its buildings will be entirely powered by renewable energy by 2025.