Remember Lotion, Thomas Pynchon’s favorite band? Who shoulda, coulda made it, like their 90s contemporaries Archers of Loaf?
Dining in vintage rail cars, a preview of Nellcote, a crawfish-eating contest, and more
In this week’s Food & Drink: BLT American Brasserie and Cocktail Challenge muddled caviar
Christopher Macsurak A friend tweeted that the oversized furry hats at Marc Jacobs reminded her of Mystery the pickup artist. I thought of Jamiroquai, but either way, the headgear was an odd quasi-vintage choice. Isn’t it a bit too early to be nostalgic for the 00s?
A new brand of premium Vietnamese fish sauce from Phu Quoc Island can be found on Argyle Street
You probably already know this, but if you shout out “Freebird!” at a packed show, you’re kind of an asshole
A quick preview of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, which opens Friday
A new artist-run supper club makes the bones from your dinner into jewelry
Architect Stanley Tigerman speaks tonight at the Graham Foundation
Northwestern professor Harvey Young lectures on the racist history of V-Day cards
This week’s featured gig poster is from Daniel MacAdam
In memory of artist and designer Kate Friedman
The Public League boys basketball playoffs come down to the semifinal and final
Killer Mike teams up with El-P and a bunch of heavies.
A personal essay about chaperoning a field trip to 2007’s Alvin and the Chipmunks