At the University of Chicago and other schools online only during the pandemic, students are fighting for reduced tuition.
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
Though her work is often characterized as minimalist, composer Éliane Radigue is a category unto herself. During the 1950s and ’60s, the Paris resident worked as an assistant to the […]
The U. of C. Folk Festival celebrates 60 years on Valentine’s weekend, Polo G headlines a stacked Metro benefit before the NBA All-Star Game, and more.
Composer and guitarist Daniel Wyche has long been a vital figure in Chicago’s experimental music scene, most notably at Elastic Arts, where he’s curated, produced, and organized concerts since 2013. […]
Local new-music group Aperiodic recently released its second album, For Aperiodic (Focus). The record’s four pieces, composed respectively by Billie Howard, Michael Pisaro, and ensemble members Kenn Kumpf and Nomi […]
Recorded in Chicago in 1982, Eardance’s sole album had tons of gorgeous conservatory-trained playing but got almost no distribution.
The heart, liver, kidney triple crown is something of a specialty for UChicago Medicine. For Daru Smith, a triple transplant was his only hope.
The south side’s own world-class jazz fest played host to dozens of shows and more than a hundred musicians.
Rockefeller Chapel has hosted some remarkable concerts in recent years. The organization Ambient Church, which presents atmospheric music in visually and sonically exalted spaces, chose the 91-year-old structure as the […]
A civic center in River North, a concrete ribbon that split Hyde Park north from Woodlawn, and a third World’s Fair on the lakefront
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 […]
Spektral Quartet’s new season takes deep dives in diverse directions, “posi-djent” act Harm Less celebrates a new album, and more.
Since moving to Hyde Park, the Silver Room Block Party has blossomed into one of Chicago’s most important cultural institutions.
A roundup of art events happening this weekend