Country-rockers Heartsfield never succeeded like the Eagles, but you can see them play for less than a zillion dollars.
This week’s Chicagoan is Christopher Preissing, outsider-art heir.
Dan on choking, a Costa Rican one-night stand, and a lesbian’s inconvenient attraction
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office finds opportunity in disaster.
A history lesson, young teachers: top-down mandates by egomaniacal autocrats is not something that started with Mayor Emanuel.
The West Humboldt cop who wants to fight crime with the community.
Dancing for God and Gaga, Muntu Dance “baby” Asiel Hardison grows up.
With Medium Cool, Haskell Wexler had more on his mind than just the Democratic Convention.
In The Look of Love, Steve Coogan stars as a legendary British sex impresario.
Hooky pop from the Brazilian singer’s new album, É o Que Temos
In The Night Gwen Stacy Died, our superheroes take a midwest road trip.
The roots music at this year’s Square Roots festival includes Fatoumata Diawara, Glenn Jones, and more.
Also a threat to democracy, government surveillance, Apple price fixing, the New York Mets, an urban palimpsest, The Searchers, and Jim DeRogatis?
On “Animals” the up-and-coming MC lets loose one brilliant line about the dire state of violence that plagues this city’s south side.
The Bay Area composer and improviser Chris Brown makes a rare visit to his hometown this week.