Multidisciplinary artist Sol Patches left Chicago a few years ago to study at New York University, but our city remains embedded in her work. She opens her new album, Vivid Image (self-released via Sol y Chaski), by throwing her voice at a skittering beat that borrows the frenetic energy of footwork, and her rapping glides […]
The Old Town School’s new union fears the administration is treating teachers like commodities, not inspirations.
The Countering Violent Extremism program is meant to stop terrorism and hate crimes before they happen, but critics say it’s yet another excuse to spy on Muslims.
Also, J.B. Pritzker’s health-care plan involves letting anyone buy into Medicaid.
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This 1983 documentary gets Burroughs right between the eyes.
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