Chicago native Sam Barsheshet returns home (with a shorter last name) for a gig at Martyrs’ with Jeff Parker.
Thanks to torture, on 24 no crisis lasts more than an hour.
Two aldermen call for TIF reform, starting with transparency.
2/11 — Free reading by Aleksandar Hemon at the University of Chicago
Michael Cooke resigns, again, as editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times; he’s rejoining John Cruickshank at the Toronto Star.
“Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars” and “Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll” screen tonight and tomorrow at Block Cinema.
In case you were worried that the elections changed the Tribune editorial board – don’t be.
Some love for Ttowa Dumpling House in Morton Grove
2/14 — Free extractions, fillings, exams, cleanings, and x-rays at Logan Square’s Big Smile Dental
Desperate times call for desperate measures — and war worked the last time.
2/11 — Free performance of “The Lady Eve”
The City Council contemplates the country’s first ban on products that include the chemical BPA.
2/14 — Free comics-related swag at Challenger Comics
Too Much Light 20th anniversary show canceled.
Kid Sister and strip-mall kismet