Carnaval, Fat Tuesday, Sunday supper at Vie, and more.
A nice surprise from Tiger Bones, two helpings of great lo-fi pop, SoundCloud’s decision to alienate its DJ friends, hot Pitchfork Music Festival news, and more
The Spampinato Brothers, one of the many post-NRBQ spin-off groups, bring their scrappy roots pop to FitzGerald’s tonight.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Student work is featured at two events, a local boutique hosts a fashion show, and more.
Plus: Sexual compromises and the House’s attack on Planned Parenthood
This year’s Garage Rep productions have a lack of naturalism in common.
Public House, Big Stuff, the southwestern Abiquiu Cafe, and more
The two discuss their new memoir, Life, on the Line
Bratty Pack? Re: “Through Paying Dues: Now that their second album is out, Smith Westerns can’t get to the payoff fast enough,” by Jessica Hopper, February 24 The Chicago music scene is a bit upside down when it comes to talented bands like this not getting the recognition they deserve but typically Chicago hometown bands […]
Adjuncts, unions at local schools fight for contract, job security
Helen Thomas said what she thought, and
now the Society of Professional Journalists is at war with itself.
Ehsan Ganji is the city’s only purveyor of the home-baking phenomenon.
SoundCloud’s new copyright practices come down hard on the DJs who helped make it one of the most promising music-hosting services on the Web.