What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, May 30
A new edition of Chicago by Day and Night is a guidebook to fin de siecle Chicago.
At the River North barstaurant Central Standard, a culinary tour of flyover country
The Art Institute opens a retrospective of work by Abelardo Morell, known for his camera obscura images.
The Canadian horror import American Mary spoofs the body-modification cult.
Ulrich Seidl’s career-topping “Paradise” trilogy screens at Gene Siskel Film Center.
Jess Keene of Barrelhouse Flat makes a mezcal-based pick-me-up with her least favorite snack.
Dan on sex workers dating johns, a slave coming clean, and a girlfriend with a kinky question.
This year’s Do-Division Street Fest lineup includes Disappears, Torche, Ariel Pink, Jeff the Brotherhood, and the Gaslamp Killer.
A Reader columnist goes RedPlum crazy.
Rotofugi showed us its Roto-a-Matic, which cranks out original works of plastic art.
Hector Alvarenga transformed his Avondale home into an art installation of mostly discarded junk.
Chicago Dance Crash commandeers The Cotton Mouth Club.
The Miss Neo Pageant is a thoughtful look at a loaded word: feminist.