Iconoclastic composer Julius Eastman died homeless almost three decades ago, and his work was nearly lost. But classical music finally has room for a queer black voice in the minimalist pantheon.
Your guide to visual arts in the city this weekend
The World Music Festival’s free lineup includes Sidi Touré, Bassekou Kouyaté, and lots more.
Jack DeJohnette and Wadada Leo Smith are just two of the highlights of the first two days of the 2013 Chicago Jazz Festival.
Chicago’s Croatian-American community celebrates Croatian-American Days from 5/14-5/17 with several free events.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Best Coast, Finntroll, Hot Chip, the Amir ElSaffar & Hafez Modirzadeh Quartet, and more
Free Protege Philharmonic concert and sing-along Sun 12/20 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
9/24 — Free shows on the last day of the 2009 Chicago World Music Festival
The authors of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Love and Obstacles discuss “how artists and writers from around the world represent Chicago in their work” tonight at the Chicago Cultural Center. It’s just the beginning of Granta‘s Chicago issue festivities: Alex Kotlowitz, Maria Venegas, and Stuart Dybek read Thursday at Harold Washington Library; and photographer […]
Free show from Rachel Unthank & the Winterset at the Chicago Cultural Center