Empty Bowls, the history of Chicago cuisine a la Berghoff’s, cooking demos at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, and more.
Part of “You Thought That You Were Alone But I Caught Your Bullet Just in Time,” on display at the International Museum of Surgical Science
Memorial services for Effie Mihopoulos Friday and Saturday, 3/5 and 3/6
Sound artist Robert Beatty (of Hair Police) performs solo and collaborates with experimental animator Takeshi Murata at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Thursday.
Colm Toibin’s Brooklyn is the selection for the Chicago Public Library’s 2010 One Book, One Chicago citywide book club reading program.
The latest experiment in online payment models comes from Roger Ebert himself. I suspect it will work pretty well, even if I have a slight bias, having said many times that the best way to monetize something is to have it be something awesome that people really want and can’t get elsewhere. Having that be […]
Reader contributors Andrea Gronvall and Ed M. Koziarski make personal appearances this week in the suburbs.
If you haven’t read David Wilcox’s essay on the R-word, Rahm Emanuel, and Sarah Palin, I highly recommend it; if you have, I also recommend his This American Life piece on the tape his dying mother made for his mentally retarded sister. It’s not for the faint of emotion. Wilcox also discussed the piece with […]
UIC campus paper is going after campus biggies
We may have lost out on the Olympics, but Italian fashion says si to Chicago.
Thoughts on TV ads seen too often during the Olympics
I’m fascinated by engineers like Steve Albini (and his mentor, Iain Burgess), because the craft of the music engineer remains a beautiful mystery to me, as someone who loves music but only dimly understands the means of production. Which is why I’ve been geeking out this morning about an excerpt from Fool the World: The […]
Legwarmers make a comeback—and you can wear them too.
Huang Weikai’s surreal nonfiction film “Disorder” about Guangzhou, China, screens for free Wednesday 3/3 at DePaul University Museum.
That’s gotta hurt