The Dirty Tourney: a bunch of shitty bands want you to compete for the privilege of having them call you a slut.
Tag: Vol. 38 No. 26
Issue of Mar. 19 – 25, 2009
Marjane Satrapi, creator of the Persepolis comics and animated feature, will lecture next Friday at Columbia College.
The no-match bogeyman strikes again
Another round of Social Security Administration no-match letters has led to a spate of immigrant firings at area Pizza Huts, protested by demonstrators in Bucktown today.
Don’t just inform me — reflect me.
Punk Planet founder Dan Sinker appreciates the Washington Post, but it’s not the sort of place he’d ever give money to.
Inside the state sausage factory
Frederick Wiseman’s “State Legislature” has its local premiere Saturday at Chicago Filmmakers.
Following the Auto-Tune trend to its logical conclusion
A completely comprehensive look at all seven trillion SXSW showcases
Herbert Wiley’s second go-round
Wiley & the Checkmates serve up reconstituted old-school soul at the Hideout on Saturday night.
One woman’s trash, another woman’s treasure
A guide to everything vintage–including clothes, jewelry, and accessories–at Chicago mag, plus a few more tips.
Chinatown Dining Tour tonight
Register by 2:30 PM today for a discount on tonight’s tour of more than 20 Chinatown restaurants and bakeries.
Is there a difference anymore between aldermen Helen Shiller and Berny Stone?
“True Love” for SWAN Day Saturday
Nancy Savoca appears at Saturday’s screening of her Italian- American wedding comedy “True Love,” featuring three future “Sopranos” stars. It’s showing in celebration of International SWAN day (that stands for Support Women Artists Now).
Closings: Greg Christian Catering, Powerhouse
Signs o’ the times: more closings
More classical bargains
3/25 – Elena Baksht, a young Russian-born pianist on the faculty of Michigan State, plays a free lunchtime concert today at the Chicago Cultural Center.