Thrash bands new and old converge on Chicago tomorrow
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Thursday, April 3, 2013
Doctor Clayton cut just 30 tracks, but they helped plant the seeds for rock ‘n’ roll.
Dan on a husband’s kinky fantasy, a May-December romance, and more.
With both acts playing Thursday, it feels like alt-country’s heyday.
From Averill to Zeus: A local lit roundup
A conversation about the five-decade evolution of a Chicago street gang
Dan Baum’s latest could use more guys, less Baum.
The Books Issue: Violence
Stories can both harm and heal in Karen Russell’s new collection, Vampires in the Lemon Grove.
In The Round House, Louise Erdrich assigns easy blame for a tough problem.
Anarcho-rapper noiseniks make a sufficiently wild concert video.
The right deals with gay marriage in the Times.
“Independent” aldermen issue a statement on school closings that might as well have been written by the mayor.