An oral history of DJ Jesse de la Peña’s foundational Blue Groove Lounge hip-hop night, on the occasion of its belated 25th birthday parties
Darrell “Artistic” Roberts of Chi-ROCK Nation has worked to document Chicago hip-hop culture for more than three decades—and now he’s finally publishing a book.
It’s impossible to ignore the fact that the young ensemble have grown up in a new century of seemingly endless escalating gun violence in America.
A drama based on the Jena Six and an unclassifiable show at the Neo-Futurarium are among this week’s best bets.
A sneak peek at the new space in Navy Pier under construction from the Shakespeare Theater.
Revivals are back—even Sister Act.
London Wall, Milk Like Sugar, and ten more new theater reviews