The Lakeshore Athletic Club teaches free workout classes in Millennium Park Saturday mornings from 6/6-9/19.
RIP Queen of the Blues
Kells’s new “Demo” mix tape
Mayor Daley holds a press conference to insist that the parking meter lease deal is “responsible”–and so is he.
Porchlight benefit concert features local notables.
The Angelica Sanchez Quintet plays a free show at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Your occasional helpful reminder that while technology may change, people probably aren’t going to.
Details of the secret Chicago meeting — Newspaper publishers discuss ways to hang together and make online readers pay.
Northwestern’s new computer-generated sports reporter might sound like the end of humanity, but it’s really just a new adaptation of an old technology.
Chicago cornetist Josh Berman has finally made a record of his own, and he’s celebrating its release with the fine quintet Old Idea tonight at the Hideout.
Steppenwolf company member Austin Pendleton co-stars in the meta-fictional “Lovely by Surprise,” screening for free Friday at Chicago Filmmakers.
Mark your calender for October 25.
The venerable Chicago clothing company that has outfitted President Obama is a step closer to being sold.
Bravo! Mayoral chief of staff Paul Volpe turns in an Oscar moment at a press conference defending the mayor’s ill-considered parking meter deal.
OK, I didn’t manage to blog again from Norway, but I haven’t forgotten about the great jazz and improvised music I saw there.