Here are some interesting concerts going on tonight (with links to past coverage of the musicians by our music writers): Multidisciplinary artist Nikki Lynette’s Get Out Alive blew the doors off the Den Theatre in Wicker Park during its run with Haven this past summer. Through stories, songs, dance, and multimedia, Lynette laid out her […]
It’s impossible to summarize everything that’s happening onstage this season. (It’s also hard to tell you exactly what COVID-19 precautions are required at venues now; we suggest checking ahead and being prepared to show proof of vax, and wearing a mask as a courtesy to other patrons.) But here are ten offerings that promise to […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by artist and performer Cristal Sabbagh with assistance from Natalya Sturlis and Scott Rubin.
The artist’s piece Querida is a personal performance presenting sexuality, sensuality, and healing from trauma.
Be prepared to take a serious look at toxic masculinity, led by Ada Cheng.
Five Chicago-based artists have invited out-of-town guests for a series of joint performances.
A visit to this longstanding cultural hub is the perfect antidote to overstimulation.
Composer Alvin Lucier comes to Chicago for a three-day retrospective.
Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers takes it over the top
The Neo-Futurists reflect on a quarter century of their forever-running show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.
Chicagoans recommend the webcomic Space-Mullet, a pair of contemporary art mags, and Lisa Alvarado’s Still, Life
Chicagoans recommend Roxane Gay’s Ayiti, comics confab Brain Frame, and T-shirts from Skim Milk.
A new box set recognizes experimental composer David Tudor’s pioneering work with electronics and indeterminacy.
The Moving Architects perform “Sacred Spaces” at Welles Park on Wed 8/4 and Fri 8/6.
Second City alum and author Abby Sher presents a free performance on Fri 2/26 at 7 PM and free writing workshop Sat 2/27 from noon to 2 PM, both at Flourish Studios.