This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local illustrator Scott Williams.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, December 25
Parris Fultz was a self-described independent operator in a business—drug dealing—dominated by larger-scale players.
There’s no Christmas like a Jamaican Christmas.
A federal judge allows Ron Dorfman and Ken Ilio to get married
The second in a three-part series on the year’s best repertory screenings
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, December 24
Year in review: J.R. Jones and Ben Sachs each pick their top ten.
The past year of our chef-to-chef challenge has included lobster guts, durian, and pig uterus (some of it a little burned).
Naperville’s finest just started bottling two beers per month, and the very first is this ludicrously hoppy double stout.
Today’s merry 12 O’Clock Track is “Ho Ho Ho Chi Minh” by the Showcase Showdown.
CPS and city officials seem resigned to their apartheid school district.
A list of some of the most memorable books of 2013
The underground emo scene began moving in on the mainstream in a big way this year, and to cap it all off one Reader writer looks back on some of his favorite albums.
The first in a three-part series on Chicago’s best repertory film screenings of 2013