A selection of fashion happenings this weekend.
Millennium Park’s Downtown Sound series announces its lineup.
Two documentaries on Nobel-winning microcredit pioneer Muhammad Yunus, who’s fighting to keep his position as the head of the Grameen Bank he founded: “Bonsai” 3/24 and “To Catch a Dollar” 3/31.
The underwear bomber who tried to detonate his skivvies over Detroit initially planned to blow up a plane over Chicago. But the flight was too expensive. (Tribune) Jewel-Osco’s new policy means no double-bagging, no bagging of items with handles, and no paper or plastic option. (Sun-Times) Did you buy a lotto ticket that won last […]
Mississippi-born guitarist still plays at local clubs
Forty Years: A weekly series in which we take a look at a specific year in Chicago history via the pages of the Reader.
Sarah Ruhl adapts Orlando.
Sense & Sensibility isn’t all sweetness & light.
Artist Jan Tichy plans to memorialize Cabrini-Green as it falls.
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: the Robert Glasper Trio, Xray Eyeballs, Dawnbringer, Godspeed You! Emporer Black, Francois K, Agalloch, Steve Coleman & Five Elements, Danielson, and more.
A forgettable feast at a Hemingway-inspired haunt
Savage Love: Sex Advice for a Soldier. Plus: Should she tell her man she’s asexual, and an awkward encounter with an electrician.
Mark Steuer of the Bedford takes on the food he hates most.
Plus: Excitement for Dumke’s Return
CRITIC’S CHOICE Limitless Without much fanfare Neil Burger has emerged as one of the best suspense directors in the business, and the irony of this accomplishment is that his thrillers (Interview With the Assassin, The Illusionist) resort to very little fanfare themselves: in an era of loud, frantic aerobic workouts like Salt and the Bourne […]