The Chicago-based symbolist painter explores the modern human condition.
Tag: Vol. 42 No. 33
Issue of May. 9 – 15, 2013
Music + Movement Showcase rocks the Auditorium
Six dance troupes boogie to live music at the Music + Movement Showcase.
12 O’Clock Track: “Two to Your Right, Five to Your Left,” a chunk of loud, visceral cello music from Okkyung Lee
A piercing, visceral improvisation from the South Korean cellist.
Olivier Assayas takes another crack at his radical adolescence
With Something in the Air Olivier Assayas takes another crack at his radical adolescence.
If you don’t know what Faulkner said about the past, you haven’t been paying attention
The author’s thoughts on the past live on as a meme.
Did you read about Mark Sanford, Michael Pollan, and Paul Kahan?
Also gun violence, a Baltimore detention-center scandal, butter poetry, and Disney?
Mayor Emanuel plays rough and tough with Cardinal George
Rahm will mess with anyone who dares to oppose his policies against the poor.
Mudslinging at the Rauner exploratory campaign for governor
“I scare politicians in both parties,” Bruce Rauner says.
Gig poster of the week: Cave dwelling with Bill Callahan
This week’s gig poster was created by local design team Sonnenzimmer.
Reader’s Agenda Wed 5/8: The Art of the Bicycle, “Ago,” and Momo
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, May 8.
Gossip Wolf: The end times come for Heavy Times
The end times come for Heavy Times, Oyarsa goes transcontinental, and more.
Second-act troubles afflict By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Promising at first, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark falls apart after intermission.
What music’s outsiders and oddballs got up to before the Internet
The coffee-table book and CD set Enjoy the Experience documents the weird bygone world of private-press records.
Tribune to Kochs? Not if they can help it.
A protest against the possible takeover is scheduled for Wednesday morning in front of Tribune Tower.
The school model that’s good enough for President Obama and Mayor Emanuel
If unionized teachers are good enough for Mayor Emanuel’s kids, why not the public schools?