New music from the Chicago Underground Duo
Mick and Ben go to the University of Chicago to talk about marijuana
Lyric Opera of Chicago has commissioned an opera based on Ann Patchett’s novel Bel Canto.
Doing more with less
Spanish-style chorizo from Publican Quality Meats.
Pinball players I have known and loved
Persian classical master Kayhan Kalhor plays a custom hybrid instrument on his new album, I Will Not Stand Alone
The Blackhawks shore up their defense, in part by dealing John Scott
A wrap-up of Doc Films’s recently concluded Yilmaz Guney retrospective
Hanna Rosin apologizes for a piece on Jan Berenstain
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is Turing Machine’s “Slave to the Algorithm,” from the upcoming What Is the Meaning of What.
So far the Pitchfork Music Festival’s lineup features Feist, Liturgy, Cloud Nothings, Grimes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Willis Earl Beal, and more.
That sure is one huge dord
Pinball and arcade enthusiasts in Chicago started salivating when news of Emporium Arcade Bar broke. The new spot is slated to bring the delightful combination of booze, pinball, and old-school arcade games to Wicker Park next month. If you’re looking for an video game throwback sometime sooner, however, I’d highly recommend a short drive to […]
An upstart company challenges the Stern monopoly