Sound healing is both an art and a science, and that’s why many boundary-pushing electronic musicians have worked in the (maligned! misunderstood! incredible!) territory of “new age” music. Local audio […]
Today kicks off the 50th year for Fiesta del Sol, which organizers call the “largest Latino festival of its kind in the country.” The festival is a dizzying combination of […]
Today is the final day to catch Izzy’s Looks, a clothing pop-up at the Gard3n event space (688 N. Milwaukee, Suite 204). Izzy (mononymous like Cher) is a stylist and […]
One of the area’s most underrated art treasures is the Lubeznik Center for the Arts (101 W. Second, Michigan City, Indiana), which is free and open to the public […]
SAT 7/16 Every third Saturday of the month the South Shore Nature Sanctuary (7059 S. South Shore) welcomes volunteers to help preserve the area’s ecosystems. Past volunteer days have […]
There’s no shortage of outdoor theater in Chicago in the summer, and Midsommer Flight is right in the mix with (appropriately enough) A Midsummer Night’s Dream, opening tonight at 6 […]
Englewood rapper Heavy Crownz blends art and community organizing.
Are you loving life? Or living to love? While we don’t have recommendations for romantic fireside dinners (expect perhaps, don’t wear flammable fabrics and keep your phone charged in case […]
It’s as much a meditation on class and gender politics as it is a trip down memory lane.
The Chicago Reader debuted October 1, 1971—almost two years before DJ Kool Herc threw the very first hip-hop party in the Bronx in August 1973, nearly three years before the […]
The first time I read Jessica Hopper’s work, I was awestruck. Her essays in the online publication Rookie felt so emotionally honest in contrast to my own close-to-the-chest media consumption. […]
At Casa Al-Fatiha in Logan Square, two local musicians built a sanctuary for LGBTQ asylum seekers.
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