It was just unofficially Harold Washington week in Chicago as the city celebrated the 100th anniversary of his birth. That’s right—had Harold lived, he’d have been 100 years old on April 15. Everywhere I look I see articles proclaiming Harold’s greatness. Oh, if only he had so much support when he was mayor. Look, I […]
Conceptual artist Nate Young’s “The Transcendence of Time” puts his own family’s Great Migration story on display.
A kinder, gentler All About Eve and a multivarious chronicle of the migrant experience are among this week’s best bets.
A series of events in the south-side neighborhood is rounded out by a panel and dance party devoted to house music.
Transit advocate Ronnie Matthew Harris wants to eliminate barriers that physically divide Bronzeville.
Scholar Robert Marovich documents gospel’s Windy City roots in a new book and recommends five Chicago acts at this weekend’s Gospel Music Festival.
In I’ll Take You There, Tribune critic Greg Kot tracks the Staple Singers’ march toward freedom.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, May 6.