This exhibition is a much needed reminder of our interconnectedness in the face of the toxic individualism touted by much of contemporary American culture. It explores the increasing overlaps between artistic practice, mutual aid, and political activism. The title, “For Each Other,” references the ways the included artists “consider care in their work and in […]
Bad Animal feels like the natural progression for their fledgling production company [Emulsion Lab], marrying the indie music locus that inspired their start with the drive for creating projects that rival the scale of their DIY counterparts.
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We need a new ethic of care that values workers not only for their labor but for the lives that they are living.
Faculty and staff unions question safety, while the future of higher ed gets murky.
The Supreme Mayor of Maxwell Street left a scant recorded legacy, but he’s well remembered for his efforts to preserve the historic market and open-air blues hub.
A charter member of the AACM and a longtime partner of saxophonist Kidd Jordan, drummer Alvin Fielder was an encyclopedia of jazz history with an eye on the future.
For the first time in decades, Chicago has a say in who its treasurer will be. But what the hell does the treasurer even do?
The Countering Violent Extremism program is meant to stop terrorism and hate crimes before they happen, but critics say it’s yet another excuse to spy on Muslims.
On the frontier of free information, experimentation, and self-expression.
Archived letters to former Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley bring up familiar concerns about unrest, policing, political divisions, and “propaganda.”
“Maybe it’s fatigue, maybe it’s apathy. But the student movement isn’t the same, and never can be again.”
A classic profile of a very complicated subject.
Also, a Rascal Flatts restaurant is (seriously) opening in the Fulton Market District.
Artist Angela Davis Fegan sports a red coverall for a staged protest during the Open Engagement conference.