Looking for music festivals that don’t ignore metal? Here are two within a few hours of road time.
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This week’s talks, tastings, and events.
Free jazz trumpeter Bill Dixon releases his second album of the year.
A musical by Mark Hollmann and the Reader’s Jack Helbig gets press in Kansas.
Whether or not Segways are gay and the future of journalism.
There was a lot more to Jody Weis’s appearance before the City Council Tuesday than meets the eye.
The silent Indian drama A Throw of Dice screens at Grant Park Music Festival with live performance of a new orchestral score.
Yasuzo Masumura’s 1958 satire “Giants & Toys” screens free tonight at the Co-Prosperity Sphere.
OnStageIsrael: A Festival of Staged Readings of Cutting Edge Plays comes to Victory Gardens August 16-24.
Gov. Blagojevich offers to call in the cavalry.
The controvery over the New Yorker’s Obama cover brings to mind similar outrage over David K. Nelson’s painting of Harold Washington.