Pinebender plays its first show in two years at Do-Division—and a big chunk of the rest of the lineup has been announced too.
Tag: Vol. 41 No. 31
Issue of Apr. 26 – May. 2, 2012
12 O’Clock Track: Mykki Blanco, “Wavvy”
The widely hyped NYC rapper who just happens to be a drag queen
Moonshiner goes legit: Letherbee Distillers
The city’s newest craft microdistiller is up and running gin.
Living for the city: arty stuff to do this weekend
Arty things to do this weekend.
The burbs’ first look at Journatic
The CEO of Journatic details what he’s going to give suburban readers in Chicago.
What’s screening this weekend
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
The Five-Year Engagement: the wimp and the willowy
Jason Segel stars as a promising sous chef who ditches his career to follow lover Emily Blunt to snowy Ann Arbor.
Phallic whale stories, superboobs, and Milli Vanilli: this week’s performing arts reviews
Fresh performing arts reviews from Reader critics
Birrieria Zaragoza dos opens next week
A second branch of the great Michoacan-style roasted goat restaurant is opening in Melrose Park
This week on the B Side
An extra-long Artist on Artist with Paul Burch and Jon Langford, the latest from Bible of the Devil, Gas Mask Horse, and Mulatto Patriot, and lots more
Displaced polar bears, misplaced guilt
Thinking about the new IMAX 3D documentary
This week’s food and drink events
Pizza-making, beer art, cheese, and more cheese highlight this week’s events.
A second act for Ghanaian guitarist Ebo Taylor
Ghanaian highlife and Afrobeat great Ebo Taylor hits his stride in his mid-70s with a new studio album.
Ready for some precision flailing?
Karole Armitage’s troupe, Armitage Gone! Dance, performs at the MCA
Bullhead Cantina’s cool beets
I’m pretty sure I found a beet that will resurrect the root vegetable’s place in the hierarchy of hipness. It’s inside a taco.