Christen Thomas booked shows for a decade with the Empty Bottle and Metro teams, but that work was just the beginning of the love, joy, and support she showered on the local scene.
Local producers Tensei create an electronic canvas of astral soul, Chicago house producer Derrick “Sleezy D” Harris passes away, and more.
Chicago drag mom Lucy Stoole uses a favorite vintage store to make a point about showing up for your community.
A close encounter with Mizz Chelsla Green and Trisha Bass
Popular Chicago rockers Ritz lost a Polygram deal in 1989 and broke up without releasing any music at all.
A top-notch touring Broadway show and an intimate Sondheim concept revue are among this week’s notable new productions.
Dorian Electra’s video “2,000 Years of Drag: A Musical Odyssey” aims to teach compassion for trans-feminine people and an understanding of their history.
The Boise-based choreographer takes the piss out of traditional dance with The Vinegar Works, based on Gorey’s cautionary tales.
Neighboring Sounds takes us somewhere real.