What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, January 9
Dan on the misuse of “transgendered,” relationship virginity, and the perils of dumpdom
Despite a big hit in 1948 and a career renaissance in the 60s, bluesman Arbee Stidham is all but forgotten today.
The Modern Language Association welcomes the public (and reporters) to selected sessions at its 2014 convention.
Five reader-submitted stories in the Reader‘s 14th annual Fiction Issue
Bitter purls, smoky pumpkin, and rum with lime and coffee feature in the cocktails at this new Logan Square bar.
Noting the premiere of the locally produced art film
The local rapper’s colorful new mixtape just might be the thing you need to get through the winter.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 158
Close the schools in Chiberia, or open them? The mayor tried to have it both ways.
Owls finish their first album in 13 years, Gary Records launches with two international split singles, and more
Four of the greatest minutes of music to emerge from New Zealand
Also African-American males, Fukushima, the NSA, the New York Review of Books, Chicago’s “dibs” chairs, expensive furniture, and the Cubs?
The Republican candidate for Illinois governor, who has said he’s worth “hundreds of millions,” proposes reducing the state’s minimum wage by a dollar.
Thrill Jockey’s two heaviest bands sit down and talk about metal and friendship.