Black cartoonists from Chicago are featured in a new book and included in a new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Cartoonist Johnny Sampson finally got his dream job at MAD magazine. Now he’s one of the only artists keeping the legendary publication going.
This week features an outdoor group exhibition of posters curated by Someoddpilot and Public Works.
With short sets from small groups in unexpected spots, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival creates a communal experience that’s pandemic safe.
How Cliff Raven changed the city’s ink culture forever
These photographers put Chicago’s thriving comedy scene into focus.
Photographer Jamie M. Moore attended the Midwest FurFest at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont December 5-8, capturing the fursonas, the fur piles and, for many the premier event of the weekend, the Saturday night dance party. v Midwest FurFest 2019 Slideshow
Prince could hardly have avoided influencing Chicago house, whose earliest, most ardent fans were queer Black and Brown kids.
Photographer Rick Majewski covered the 40th annual Muertos de la Risa on Saturday, November 2, 2019, in Pilsen. The longest-running Dia de los Muertos celebration in the city honors the lives of those passed with a procession, offerings, performances, and face painting. v Día de los Muertos 2019
On Monday, October 28, President Donald Trump visited Chicago. And Chicago was not happy about it. Police estimate a crowd of 3,000 to 4,000 people attended protests that began outside Trump Tower and snaked through the Loop. Photographer Joeff Davis was there to capture images of the day’s events. Trump Protest 10-28-19
At an Englewood elementary school, teachers and staff describe working conditions that hurt kids most.
The south side’s own world-class jazz fest played host to dozens of shows and more than a hundred musicians.
Photos from Dog Day at Guaranteed Rate Field
Arts and culture organization AMFM brought food, art, and music to Homan Square Park to call attention to hunger on the west and south sides.
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.