New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Also Michael Bloomberg’s super PAC, weather.com, the ancestor of all placental mammals, and Taylor Swift?
Oscar-nominated documentary shorts: King’s Point
A haiku inspired by the fire-breathing trick that literally backfired on Wesley Daniel during a dress rehearsal for Die Meistersinger.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, February 8, 2013.
Comic Caitlin Bergh talks about her new one-woman show, Chunks.
Chicago’s Anubis Quartet presents an exciting program of new music with guest violist Nadia Sirota on Monday night.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas adds more information to this year’s tax bill—here’s hoping she includes the TIF take on next year’s bill
Comparing actor John Ortiz’s work in Silver Linings Playbook and the current Steppenwolf Theatre production The Motherfucker With the Hat.
A Reader staff writer has an extra ticket to see The Book of Mormon on Valentine’s Day. Want to go with him?
Adrian Holovaty’s website closes down.
The excellent restaurant celebrates a decade of business with its talented and musical staff.
LA-via-Chicago duo Houses return with “The Beauty Surrounds,” a tune that brings out the loveliness in melancholy.
Also celebrity profiles, Mike Tyson, Burning Man, and Maria Irene Fornes?
Eccentric neosoul, endearingly obnoxious EDM, and two very different but very good singer-songwriters