10/24 — Free screening of the 2008 kids’ movie “Igor” and a costume contest with prizes and free portraits
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 3
Issue of Oct. 8 – 14, 2009
10/18 — Free Screening of “Proven”
10/18 — “Proven” screens at Chicago Filmmakers, followed by an after party at the Darkroom
Morning Art: Beatrice Fisher
Part of a show on display at Woman Made Gallery
Han Bennink: Always a Pleasure
Any Han Bennink clip is worth your time, but in this one he plays the hosts’ desk on a TV talk show.
Brian McKinney of Chocolate Lab on the iTunes LP
Some questions for the local label guy who touched off the recent storm of nerd rage over Apple’s new digital format.
House of Blues Security on the Rampage
A House of Blues security guard is caught on video striking and shoving a patron.
10/15 — Free popcorn at Garrett’s
Garrett Popcorn Shops celebrates its 60th anniversary by giving out free popcorn
Chicago, Meet French Electro-pop Chanteuse Emilie Simon
On Thursday night, French pop singer Emilie Simon makes her Chicago debut as part of the Decibelle Music and Culture Festival; Yerba Buena front woman CuCu Diamantes performs at Rumba.
CTA Budget Crisis: It’s not just us
What other big cities are doing to address their public-trans crises.
Events Today Through Sunday
Trunk shows, sales, and a runway show with clothes inspired by Toyota’s “personal mobility vehichle”
45 Free Things for Writers
The Freelance Writing Jobs Network’s latest installment in an ongoing list.
Morning Art: Barbara Crane
From “Private Views—Public Spaces,” on display at Stephen Daiter Gallery
This week in karma
I think it’s both just and hilarious that NFL owners think that Rush Limbaugh is too much of an asshole to share their elite club with, say, Dan Snyder. Not everyone agrees. Carol Slezak: “I happen to believe that pro sports are a bottom-line business. If Limbaugh wanted to buy the company you worked for, […]
“Starpower” and Synergy
Sonic Youth does Gossip Girl right.