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Tag: Vol. 42 No. 27
Issue of Mar. 28 – Apr. 3, 2013
In Chicago, comics do it by the seat of their pants
No fooling: The 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival kicks off April 1.
Reader’s Agenda Thu 3/28: L.A. Rebellion, Mixologist Mashup, Neal Brennan
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Thursday, March 28, 2013
In Rotation: Sean Rose of Collector’s Edition on Wilco skydiving
Current musical obsessions of Jeremy D. Larson from Consequence of Sound, and Sean Rose of Collector’s Edition
Code of Silence
Sister as surrogate sex solicitor?
Dan on sibling sex solicitation, uncharacteristic attraction, and doing BDSM wrong to get it right.
Point your face at Demetri Martin
The comic Demetri Martin pays a visit—a pad of paper under one arm, an acoustic guitar under the other.
Andrew Brochu alights at the Monarch
The itinerant chef returns to high-caliber bar food.
Mad Men, Mad World—live!
The Chicago Humanities Festival hosted a panel discussion by the editors of the book Mad Men, Mad World.
Standardized testing overkill at CPS
Even Chicago school officials allow that they’re giving students too many standardized tests. Will they really cut back?
Chicago’s black voters wake up with a Mayor Rahm hangover
Black voters in Chicago are realizing that the policies of Mayor Emanuel are not quite what they voted for.
In Pedro Páramo, magic realism isn’t hocus-pocus
Cuba’s Teatro Buendía adapts the landmark Mexican novel Pedro Páramo for the Latino Theatre Festival.
12 O’Clock Track: The beautifully meditative Afro-jazz of Johnny Dyani’s “Magwaza”
A slice of soulful, meditative beauty from the great South African bassist Johnny Dyani
Reality sucks, but not Reality
Matteo Garrone’s Reality is a tale of fame and misfortune.
Return of the L.A. Rebellion
A citywide series revisits the L.A. Rebellion.