This week’s Early Warnings include Stone Temple Pilots, Chapterhouse, the Spits, Weedeater, Horse Feathers, Echo & the Bunnymen, and Dead Meadow.
The punk poet discusses her memoir of New York life in the 60s and 70s.
Illinois state budget cuts are reflective of national conservative priorities.
A limousine liberal playing a big-money show for the daughter of one of the nastiest despots on the planet = world-class dick move.
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Vogue’s purple prose, now on Twitter.
The Reader requests an interview with Mayor Daley—110 days ago and counting.
Obscure shoegaze guitarist engages Internet-popular shitshow guitarist
Designer Kathryn McKechnie made some changes in response to customer feedback.
The estimated Illinois budget goes online today, but we already know we’re screwed.
The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a free screening of the documentary Stages on Thu 2/25 at 3:30 PM.
Emporis names Aqua the best skyscraper of 2009.
A study from the Center for Public Integrity reveals that in some cases, it’s more likely for a victim of campus rape to drop out than for a perpetrator to be expelled.
The Chicago Fashion Incubator announces its 2010 picks—and a pop-up shop.
What journalists didn’t ask