Chicago’s beat scene has to do without the attention the city’s rappers get, but it’s a vital incubator for adventurous, ambitious instrumental hip-hop.
In some ways, Dorian’s is just one more boutiquey bar and restaurant. But its record store and music bookings connect it to Wicker Park’s 1990s arts community.
Beloved Chicago house DJ and producer Sean Haley passes away at age 49, Punk Rock and Donuts throws a Pilsen Reads! benefit, and more.
A reunion of Sonia Hassan and Ron Trent’s beloved Africa Hi-Fi DJ night closes the Harper Court Summer Music Series on Wednesday.
Some programs hit the mark, while others might fail to draw much of a crowd into the cozy space. But the best part is that doesn’t even seem to matter.
Artist Tyrue “Slang” Jones cries foul after his Violet Hour painting vanishes.
Free global soul music series at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar.
Kinetic bats by David Cox and animation by Vicky Yen and Quilao Q E screen in the opening reception for 2nd Life at the Op Shop on Saturday 3/27.
Empty Bottle Presents releases the new club’s DJ schedule, which begins March 24.
What to expect from the Sonotheque space in its new life as a Beauty Bar
Is Beauty Bar coming to the Sonotheque space?
Tonight at 6:30 PM, Cinematheque Sonotheque presents “Funeral Parade of Roses (Bara no soretsu).”
B-movies “Strangler of the Swamp” and “The Preview Murder Mystery,” championed by critic William K. Everson, screen Monday 9/14 at Sonotheque.
Miley Yamamoto in “Bunny & Clydo” Miley Yamamoto and James Kyson Lee star in Rocky Jo’s anime-inspired live action caper film Bunny & Clydo, screening Friday, Aug. 14 in Korean American Community Services’ Flicks for the Seoul at Sonotheque.
Jess Weixler and Justin Rice in “Alexander the Last” Alexander the Last, the fifth feature from this year’s readers’ choice for best local filmmaker Joe Swanberg, headlines Indie Flicks Tuesday, 8/11 at Sonotheque. Alexander is Swanberg’s third IFC release, and the first that went straight from SXSW to Video on Demand, bypassing a theatrical release, […]