The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair, titled A Century of Progress International Exposition, was touted as a celebration of modern innovation, and its grand aspirations were not without merit. Even though it took place during the depths of the Great Depression, it was so successful that its run was extended into 1934. With these events serving […]
The new version, available via Bandcamp, tightens up the one he premiered at Symphony Center in 2014 with Theaster Gates, Ken Vandermark, Katie Ernst, and the Kenwood Academy Jazz Band
A reading from The Selfie Generation, the literary bout Write Club, and more goings-on January 15-18
A ghoulish brunch, a costume parade, and more spooky things to do
Trumpeter Marquis Hill releases The Way We Play this month as part of his prize for winning the Thelonious Monk competition.
The Girl Talk premieres at the Hideout, Flint Eastwood, and more happenings from May 23-26
Shen Yun, Bring Your Own Beat, Culinary Fight Club, and more happenings from March 14-17.
Literary Death Match with Audrey Niffenegger, Dan Bakkedahl returns to Second City, and more happenings from March 7-10.
These days opera singers are asked to perform in all sorts of odd positions, but he can project majesty even while “air swimming.”
Theaster Gates and Ken Vandermark join pianist Jason Moran in an oral history of their evolving Chicago collaboration Looks of a Lot.
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An excellent casual-Italian restaurant has come to a prime Loop location inside Symphony Center.