Also Lynda Barry, the pet pigs of James Taylor and Michael Pollan, Detroit’s bankruptcy, the New Yorker‘s latest redesign, the world’s oldest man, Saturday Night Live, “Blondie,” a mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard, and a Persian cat in space?
Best shows to see on Mon 9/16 through Wed 9/18
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, September 16.
Yoland Cannon is your man for Mississippi Delta tamales.
The South Side Community Art Center’s “Maleness to Manhood” offers an arts expo grounded in a Chicago reality.
Current musical obsessions of Notes & Bolts founder Kriss Stress, Lakshmi Ramgopal of Love and Radiation, and more
No blood today, but there was vomit.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, September 15
The first day of the Humboldt Park festival featured performances from Danzig, Joan Jett, Saul Williams, Screeching Weasel, and more!
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, September 14.
Brent Weinbach: Not here to make friends.
The design throughout Lauren Feece’s Wicker Park home is inspired by the four years spent in Puerto Rico working on a coffee plantation.
Talking to the woman who evacuated Syria’s Jews
A review of Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel.
One year later—an art gallery in Pilsen has a show that celebrates last year’s Chicago teachers’ strike.