In late June, the Chicago Pride Parade returned to its in-person glory after two years of delay and cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of people headed for the […]
Our contributor Isa Giallorenzo attended an opening reception in April for artist Brandon Breaux’s solo exhibition “BIG WORDS,” which is on view at Blanc Gallery in Bronzeville through May 27. […]
Photos from the Reader editorial union’s rally on April 21, 2022.
Funeral homes on the front lines of the pandemic
What staying at home means for people who stay on the streets.
The south side’s own world-class jazz fest played host to dozens of shows and more than a hundred musicians.
The three backyards where this party started aren’t big enough for Chicagoans’ love of house—so now the festival happens on a blocked-off street next to a high school.
Last weekend this ambitious festival brought together several generations and even more genres of Latinx music.
Photographer Brittany Sowacke captured Lala Lala’s packed party at the Empty Bottle.
Photos from a “Freeyomind Friday” at the Taste Entertainment Center in Englewood, for many a required stop on the south-side nightlife scene.
On the Bobby & Phil duo tour, the two founding Grateful Dead members stripped the band’s songbook down to acoustic simplicity.
Bobby Talamine photographed the greatest rock show in Chicago since the last time the Jesus Lizard played in Chicago.
Two stunning photography books that came out in 2017 focus on jazz in France and traditional music from around the world.
On Sunday night Metallica played their first Chicago show since 2009 (not counting Lollapalooza in ’15) to support last year’s Hardwired . . . to Self-Destruct.
With Too Fly Not To Fly, educators Briana McLean and Desmond Owusu have created a learning tool that also captures the joy of black childhood in Chicago.