Part of “Redefining What’s Possible,” on display at Finestra
Part of “Soft Throat,” on display at Monument 2 Gallery
Part of “The Autumn Etchings,” on display at Eyeporium
Part of “Corporeal,” on display at River East Art Center
The Chicago Department of Transportation has created a bike rack locator that can be sorted by ZIP code, community area, ward, or proximity to a train station (both CTA and Metra)
As the mayor’s $6.1 billion budget passed the City Council, alderman Tom Allen blasted the administration for misusing taxpayer money, and alderman Berny Stone accused Allen of being “brainwashed by the media.”
Mayor Daley blows his parking-meter wad on one budget. Is he just trying to prove the Reader wrong?
Lots of new shows go on sale this weekend, from King Sunny Ade and Tinariwen to Alice in Chains and Slayer.
Lupe Fiasco records with Chris Brown for some reason.
Too Much Joy vs. the Warner Brothers bureaucracy
What’s hot in local bookstores
Tonight at 6:30 PM, the film building at Columbia College (1104 S. Wabash) hosts a showing of Fish Out of Water, a new documentary by Ky Dickens.
Johnny Cash’s boots on the block at Christie’s
Tonight at 7 PM, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington) hosts Chicago Sound Drops as part of the Third Coast International Audio Festival’s Listening Room series.