Molly Marcucci’s rug really ties a room together
Affluent black and Latino families are more likely to live in poor neighborhoods than affluent whites, according to a new study.
One way to tweak the music festival formula
The first ever Chicago Ideas Week is coming up October 10 through 16, with the goal of bringing “the world’s top speakers together with Chicago’s best thinkers to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation.” Kind of like TED. So CIW’s looking for a T-shirt design “around the theme of ideas.” Design submission […]
Lifesource holds Ron Santo memorial blood drives
With three weeks to go before the season starts, I got my college football fix this morning by checking out Bleacher Report’s entertaining countdown of what it deems “The 13 Wildest Game-Winning Plays of All Time.” To be frank, it’s really a collection of the craziest finishes that have been immortalized on YouTube, so more […]
Free online finance course from Yale.
The destructive riots in England have taken a serious toll on more than 150 indie record labels, including several from Chicago.
Britney Spears 101, a panel discussion tonight at the Hungry Brain.
A piece of Ray Noland’s Pitchfork festival art goes on eBay.
A dazzling double CD collects all 34 tracks recorded by Cajun accordionist and singer Amede Ardoin for the first time.
Flatforms and shooties are just the beginning.
Brothers Rex and Rob Ryan begin their collective takeover of the football media outlets, particularly ESPN.
New pics of the rock scion by Hedi Slimane
The 22nd annual Chicago Humanities Festival. Theme: Technology