Music discovery has changed a lot in 50 years, but the Reader is still around—and so is Bonnie Koloc.
Theo Ubique’s staging celebrates the dignity of everyday labor.
Mark Larson explains how he created his 700-page behemoth.
The author of 190 as-told-to profiles of Chicagoans on the column’s genesis, challenges, and satisfactions
How people stored information in the good old analog days.
Studs was not only an oral historian, author, and radio legend but also an opinionated writer of letters to the editor.
The Wall of Respect is gone, but its impact shouldn’t be forgotten.
Folk-music power couple George and Gerry Armstrong helped launch the Old Town School and the University of Chicago Folk Festival.
The Fifth Star Awards, “Every Building in Baghdad,” and more happenings from September 12-15.
The radio network turns to Kickstarter to get an expanded Studs Terkel digital archive up and running.
An interview with political philosopher Danielle Allen about the Declaration of Independence
In her new memoir, A House of My Own, the 60-year-old author recounts more than 30 years’ worth of personal stories about the places she’s lived and the writing they inspired.
A few more thoughts on Working versus The Warmth of Other Suns
The author of The Warmth of Other Suns talks about her admiration for Studs Terkel and Working and offers her own list of great Chicago books.
Studs Terkel’s Working takes on Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns in the Reader tournament’s championship bout.