The Chicago Underground Film Festival opens with What I Love About Concrete, a high school fantasy grounded in Memphis.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View 177
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, March 27
Dan visits Centenary College of Louisiana and answers questions about open relationships, sperm allergies, and perfect penis percentages.
Inside the world of the northwest side’s champion stud, Paradiso Błekitna Przystan
How to taste almost the entire cocktail list at this venerable cocktail bar—and still be able to walk at the end.
ISATgate gets even uglier, as Mayor Rahm’s CPS investigators try to turn teachers against teachers.
The local rapper teams up with AraabMuzik to make a “Wu Wear” type track about local streetwear company Iridium.
The soulful, funky title track from the Zambian group’s recently reissued album Give Love to Your Children
Also prison sentences, pregnancy tests, John Updike, and Danish brewers?
This year’s Lollapalooza lineup is a whole lot of repeat acts and bland names, though there are just enough groups that can actually get people excited—and yes, OutKast is one of them.
Come for the spectacle, stay for the performance in the Leopold Group and Space Movement Project’s “Witness.”
This week’s gig poster was designed by local artist Les Herman.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, March 26
Pure Joy plans a venue that’s welcoming to everyone, Spektral Quartet releases its contemporary-classical ringtones, and more