Scott Simon discusses his book My Cubs, Pop Culture Happy Hour, and more happenings from April 10-13
Merce Cunningham, Love Dose, and more happenings from February 10-12.
Folk-music power couple George and Gerry Armstrong helped launch the Old Town School and the University of Chicago Folk Festival.
Reader writers round up the locals on Pitchfork’s bill, guide fans of hip-hop and R&B into the rest of the roster, discuss the gender balance of the fest’s bookings, and much more.
Author Thomas Frank, Welcome to Night Vale live, and more happenings from April 11-14
New improv theater Laugh Out Loud launches, and more happenings from March 25-27.
The Macy’s Flower Show, Koval Distillery Dinner, and more happenings from March 21-24.
Mr. Fingers is one of many musicians who’s worked with attorney Jay B. Ross, who appears on a panel about the business of house music tonight at the Old Town School.
Plus: Baudelaire in a Box returns with its goth-tastic eighth installment, and Ho Etsu Taiko takes over the Athenaeum.
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The U. of C. pays tribute to Studs Terkel with a weekend-long festival of readings, screenings, and notable appearances.
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The best shows to see on Thu 10/10 through Sun 10/13