Lewis Lazare takes his act elsewhere.
In 1887 laborer George Hillman, who’d come to Oak Park from the Netherlands, quarreled with some union members and came home from work with two big gashes on his head. […]
Friday 11/10 – Thursday 11/16 NOVEMBER By Cara Jepsen 10 FRIDAY Fluxus artist Dick Higgins’s early-1960s “Danger Music” series of performance pieces consists of 43 unconventional instructions for artists that […]
A Day in the Life of Chris’ Kitchen, TinFish Theatre. A sketch comedy revue with aspirations no higher than those of an office party talent show, this belly flop into […]
Democracy doesn’t stop at the jail’s front door.
The final weekend of the 11th annual festival offers lectures, readings, and discussions by scientists, writers, historians, and others organized around the theme of “Now!,” as well as movies and […]
DELTRON 3030, UGLY DUCKLING Bay Area producer Dan “the Automator” Nakamura was the sonic architect behind Dr. Octagon, the most memorable of Kool Keith’s multiple personalities, but when it seemed […]
Sound Experiment Since its inception in 1986, the Experimental Sound Studio, a nonprofit recording facility at 5150 N. Paulina, has been a creative hub for Chicago’s small but active sound-art […]
Rock, Pop, etc. concerts BALLYDOWSE, ZOMBIE YOUTH, HIDING REMINGTON Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Cornerstone Community Center, 2942 N. Western. 773-989-2087. BIG WU, RAY’S MUSIC EXCHANGE Sat 11/18, 9 PM, Park […]
We feast, we fast, we hate ourselves in the morning: what is it about us and food?
ROB REDDY’S QUTTAH New York alto and soprano saxist Rob Reddy–a veteran of groups fronted by drummer Ronald Shannon Jackson and bassist Reggie Workman–leads no less than five different ensembles […]
In July wealthy retired Italian law professor Giacinto Auriti began to circulate a private currency, the “simec,” among citizens in the town of Guardiagrele (about 125 miles from Rome), to […]
A Fag & His Hag, Heartland Studio Theater. An oddball show desperately in need of a director to tighten some loose screws and an editor to remove a few dangling […]
The momentous changes in Chinese life since the liberalization of the 80s are reflected in its art, much of which seeks a new balance between Eastern and Western approaches. This […]
The 12th annual Polish Film Festival in America, produced by the Society for Arts, continues Friday, November 10, through Sunday, November 19. Screenings are at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. […]