It’s the last day of Grabadolandia, a three-day printmaking festival in Pilsen organized by the Instituto Gráfico de Chicago. From 10 AM-5 PM, they are hosting a printmakers fair at the National Museum of Mexican Art (1852 W. 19th) where you can appreciate (and buy!) works from various members of the Pilsen printmaker community. The […]
It’s all downhill after the Fosse-packed opening number.
The young heir’s existential culture feels more relatable close-up.
Folk singer Megon McDonough made her 1972 debut LP while still in high school and in 1990 joined Christine Lavin’s Four Bitchin’ Babes.
An interview with one of England’s greatest living filmmakers.
Also, Obama’s Chicago staff reflect on working in the White House.
But Leonard Bernstein’s score and lead Bri Sudia soar in a revival of the 1953 musical directed by Mary Zimmerman.
Britain’s National Theatre delivers a screen version of its acclaimed show drawn from real-life interviews.
And, set your calendars: Hamilton tickets go on sale June 21.
Also, Rahm vs. the rats.
New-music specialist Anthony de Mare performs selections from his new ECM album on Saturday at PianoForte Foundation.
Or how Rodgers and Hammerstein made something so ugly into something so pretty
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, June 5
Fresh opinions from Reader critics
Dubbed the “Asian Mozart” by the Daily Telegraph, 41-year-old composer A.R. Rahman redefined contemporary Indian film music in the early 90s, transforming a style that was formulaic and drowning in kitsch into something diverse and sophisticated, infused with everything from Baroque strings to pop guitar to dancehall beats. A student of Carnatic music who’d played […]