What’s in the December 8, 2011, issue of the Reader.
Joseph Epstein dishes on gossip in his latest book
Upcoming food and drink events: free wine and cheese, free pizza, a truffle-making party, and three notable pop-up restaurants
Surfing the web for warm yet fashionable knits.
Blagojavich says he’s sorry and profits a little
A Chicagoan, and former Reader affiliate, is one of ten winners of a National Punctuation Day contest.
Greg Borzo and John Greenfield read their contributions to On Bicycles: 50 Ways the New Bike Culture Can Change Your Life at Cole’s bar.
Local tenor heavies Edward Wilkerson Jr. and Ari Brown visit Hamilton Park for a free Friday show.
Chicago Opera Theater hires Long Beach Opera head Andreas Mitisek.
A shield law fails a blogger in Oregon, but what good are shield laws?
A consideration of the relationship between opera and film.
New York’s Byron Westbrook, performing in his Corridors guise, joins Italy’s Stefano Pilia on a bill of experimental music Wednesday evening at a local DIY space
What passes for reform in Emanuel’s Chicago: Jacking up water bills
Occupy Columbia College, noon to 2:00 PM today and Wednesday
After an epic victory, a rematch—LSU has been there before