The best photos that ran in the Reader in 2016.
An Nobel Prize-winning chemist, a 12-year-old theater critic, an American Ninja Warrior stuntman, and more extraordinary Chicagoans
The new “Blk Girl Soldier” is the first single from Jamila Woods’s debut solo mixtape.
The musical-comedy game show Shame That Tune ends its run tonight at the Hideout.
We’ve got the exclusive premiere of the video for “2% Chest,” a delightfully strange antipop song off Nnamdi Ogbonnaya’s forthcoming album.
The Twin Cities MC goes wild dropping rhymes on the spacey tune from last year’s Talk to Strangers EP.
Someone doesn’t have to be famous to be interesting—and that’s just as true in the Chicago music scene as it is anywhere else.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, February 8, 2013.
Janet Voight, deep-sea biologist, talks about what she’s found at the bottom of the ocean
Photography, rock, Buddhism, and enthusiasm are a part of what makes him one extraordinary Chicagoan
The B Side of the People Issue: Angel Olsen, Million Dollar Mano, Dee Alexander, and more
Traumatic losses are almost commonplace for some kids in Chicago
Black Ensemble Theater founder: “I put my life into this and I don’t want it to go when my life goes.”
Chicago Public Schools employee: “The union guy told me, ‘Just be happy you got a job.'”
Beer vendor and LP collector: “Any person with a strong back and a weak mind can do it.”