Part of “Skies in Between,” on display at Devening Projects
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 34
Issue of May. 13 – 19, 2010
Early Warnings Roundup
This week’s Early Warnings include Baroness, the Neon Marshmallow Fest, Charred Walls of the Damned, Iggy & the Stooges, Vampire Weekend, Alice in Chains, and Mark Kozelek.
Dropping a perfumed hankie just wasn’t enough for some Edwardian single ladies
Bean-Free Zone at Channel Nine
WGN TV accepts jackets from L.L. Bean, a company it doesn’t cover.
Morning Art: Pat Wright
Part of “Pilsen Images,” on display at Prospectus Gallery
What’s He Trying to Sell Me?
The possible hidden agenda of the Living Room Raver
Kraftwerk Before They Were “Kraftwerk”
Before the synths, they kicked Krautjazz and flute madness.
Dinner & a Show: Wednesday 5/19
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
ChiPubLib.org Design Contest Polls Open Through Sunday
by Bruno Pieroni “Books” Speaking of voting, the Chicago Public Library’s “Not What You Think” design contest is up and running and features designs submitted from some great Chicago graphic designers. You can cast a vote in the”People’s Choice Award 2010” poll through Sunday, May 23, by clicking “add to faves” on the Flickr pool. […]
Blago Billed DCFS for Legal Work
The report shows that state agencies that serve poor children and disabled people were charged for the cost of hiring attorneys to work on depositions of the governor’s inner circle. Rich Miller has a jaw-dropping roundup. Good luck with that genial-doofus legal defense. Speaking of Miller, his story about Gary Forby made me laugh.
100 Minutes of Silence
A new sound installation by Nathan Keay is an emotional memorial to his wife, Stephanie Morris.
I’ve Always Relied on the Kindness of Suckers
He fell for the old corpse-in-the-baggage-car scam
Girl Against the Sea
Questioning the wisdom of Jessica Watson’s voyage around the world after reading a book by Webb Chiles
A Fashion Estate Sale
Christie’s auctions the wardrobe of eccentric style icon Isabella Blow.
Morning Art: Brad Temkin
Part of “Green Roofs and Rooftop Gardens,” on display at City Gallery