Part of Chroma, on display at Lillstreet Art Center.
Part of Long Gone, on display at the Hills Esthetic Center.
Part of a show of work by Jordan Scott, on display at Judy Saslow Gallery.
This week’s Early Warnings include Diplo, the Felice Brothers, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, Rise Against and Bad Religion, Rusko, Thin Lizzy, Tune-Yards, Wye Oak, and Yes.
Part of the Tragic Muse, on display at the Smart Museum of Art.
Big girls get a clothing swap of their own, luxury cast-offs from rich people, and more.
“Khalas Mixtape Volume One” includes the influential “President, Your People Are Dying” from Tunisia’s El General and similarly politicized rap from Egypt, Libya, and Algeria.
Cooking for a crowd with pork collar from the Butcher & Larder.
Part of Re:Collections: Collecting and Archiving as a Creative Practice, on display at Columbia College’s Hokin Gallery.
A Harvard economist tries to assess Daley’s legacy and fails.
With Todd Stroger gone, where to look for the latest eyebrow-raising fiscal gamesmanship in Cook County? Look no further than Maria Pappas, the county treasurer who was once mentioned as a possible mayoral candidate.
CBS2 and the Better Government Association have taken Pappas to task for a series of creative employment arrangements that include having her former housekeeper and a $95,883-a-year driver-cum-project leader on staff.
Animal-themed jewelry shows a resurgence among the young and hip.
Jim Kirk leaving Chicago News Cooperative for Crain’s Chicago Business.
Reedist and former Chicagoan Aram Shelton leads an excellent local quintet through the classic Bobby Hutcherson album Dialogue tonight at the Skylark.