Current musical obsessions of Reader critic Peter Margasak, SAIC assistant professor Seth Kim-Cohen, and U. of C. assistant professor Seth Brodsky
This fall the musician will provide live accompaniment to two mid-1920s pictures.
New reviews and notable screeenings in this week’s issue
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
A new book on blackface parses the queasy appeal of minstrelsy
Remembering the great British director, whose 1936 Show Boat screens this week from a restored print
Posdnuos of De La Soul talks to Chicago MC and activist Rhymefest
Lyric Opera’s dynamite production of Show Boat brings race to the fore.
Three black icons debate in Lookingglass Theatre’s “Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting”
Ytasha Womack argues that African-American identity contains multitudes