A delightful kids’ show and a Neo-Futurist’s look at dementia are among this week’s best bets.
City Lit Theater’s Books on the Chopping Block pop-up and other local events draw attention to the year’s most challenged works.
Fests devoted to rap, house, jazz, country, gospel, blues, metal, Latin music, and more
London Wall, Milk Like Sugar, and ten more new theater reviews
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, June 14
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include the Spring Awakening fest, the Taste of Randolph Street, Jack Oblivian, Black Star, the Mountain Goats, and Man or Astro-Man?
Millions of bucks, a movie deal, and his own Beats headphones
Old school DIY, a power-ambient band’s “country” record, and more
Fela! follows the life of Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti
New Reader performing arts reviews
Some things work in Griffin Theatre’s version of Spring Awakening, some don’t
Moby-Dick, Follies, Spring Awakening, and more
Spring Awakening: In Chicago through May 8.
Of two shows about kids, Spring Awakening and Girls vs. Boys, one’s juvenile