What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, June 6
Comics from LA to PA perform at the second annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.
Record label founders Bill and Lisa Roe have a home overflowing with records and antique toys.
Current musical obsessions of MCA curator Dieter Roelstraete, painter Lisa Alvarado, and more
Ribfest Chicago features 20 bands, including Bobby Bare Jr. and Mucca Pazza—plus 25 tons of pork.
The Chicago Blues Festival features Bobby Rush, Irma Thomas, and more—plus its first-ever Millennium Park concert.
Dan on cuckold fantasies, mind control porn, and a cheating piece of shit.
Who does chef-memoirist-addict Brandon Baltzley think he is?
Synapse Arts’ Rachel Damon cuts a bold swath in a new work.
There are no home runs in Next Up, Steppenwolf’s annual showcase for theater MFAs.
David Cross, Maria Bamford, and more: Our critics pick favorites from the sprawling comic fest.
The Pivot Multi-Arts Festival debuts on the north side.
In Deceptive Practice, master illusionist Ricky Jay remembers the stage magicians who shaped him.
Dennis Mascari created a monument to the Cubs where the faithful can spend eternity.