Charlie Coffeen of Sidewalk Chalk gives Dilla’s Donuts the big-band treatment, John Walt’s arts mentorship foundation hosts a fund-raising dinner on the anniversary of the rapper’s death, and more.
Mykele Deville, McKenzie Chinn, and Jeffrey Michael Austin—aka the Growing Concerns Poetry Collective—tell stories for black folks that aim to reach everyone.
Sheffield Music Festival and Garden Walk, the Windy City Pet Expo, and more happenings from July 22-24.
More Pitchfork lineup predictions, a new album in installments from Redgrave, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, January 26, 2013.