Another two weeks of film festival roulette.
This week’s talks, tastings, and events.
City Council budget hearings are full of telling discussions, just not about the budget.
Two new Wilco songs leak.
What’s Obama’s secret anti-American belief today?
Chicago Blues Festival, Jazz Festival schedules to be shortened in 2009
Lily Tomlin on not becoming a doctor.
This might be the coolest job in the world.
Clout watch: zoning battles over Galewood Yards and Wicker Park’s Northwest Tower.
Elephant 6 live in Chicago, streaming on NPR
Kyle Gann thanks McCain and Palin for making “maverick” a word unfit for further use by musicologists.
Starting Wednesday, veteran Chicago reedist Mars Williams leads two of his finest bands in two nights.
David Lipsky on the life and death of DFW.
Why you should care about the Cook County state’s attorney race.
The Christian Science Monitor is setting an example for the industry by ending its print edition, but the Monitor’s business model is anything but typical.