Alison Bechdel speaks at the University of Chicago on April 23.
David Foster Wallace? Who’s that?
Previewing this weekend’s midnight screening of the Japanese cult favorite
“Vanishing Points” is a concert of four works from Hedwig Dances
Kontiki, the excellent second album by obscure Austin pop band Cotton Mather, is back in print.
An unsatisfying Angels in America at Court Theatre
A failure to focus mars Steppenwolf Theatre’s The March
This week’s gig poster is by Eric Nyffeler of Doe Eyed Designs and Print Studio.
A preview of Matt Metzger’s upcoming show “Backdrop” at Tony Wight Gallery.
What traditional media can learn from Betty White, Old Spice, and Joan of Arc
The strange world of production logos in the end credits of TV shows
The full schedule of free concerts this summer in Millennium Park includes Charles Bradley, Deerhoof, and Ana Tijoux—but no weekday lunchtime series.
Mayor Emanuel is selective about whom he drops the f-bomb on.
A retrospective LP from defunct punks the Pows and new music from Mister Lies and Fake Limbs