THE MAYOR’S RACE isn’t the only circus in town. On February 24 voters will also choose their aldermen for the first time since all 50 wards were redrawn in 2012—though we’re pretty sure we know the outcome in six wards where incumbents are running unopposed. Aldermen have a significant impact on neighborhood development and service delivery. […]
The lineup features several winners from last year’s KICO: Barry Sorkin (Smoque) and Paula Haney (Hoosier Mama Pie Shop), who won their categories, and Abraham Conlon (Fat Rice), who won overall.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, April 10
Dan on paying for sex as geezerdom sets in, leading on a fortysomething you find unfuckable, and the etiquette of thrill seeking.
When it comes to correcting past pension mistakes, geezers and ordinary taxpayers pay the price, while the powerful few who made the mistakes continue to prosper.
The Save Money duo dropped an EP on April Fool’s Day and, despite the look of the cover, Porno Music Vol. II: This Shit Fucking Raw is no joke.
MMA’s only out transgender pro Fallon Fox is a devastating force in the ring and when she’s advocating for trans rights.
In the second part of a long-ranging interview, the writer-director of Rambleras discusses her creative influences and the influence of film style on storytelling.
Brahamn/I, Aditi Brennan Kapil’s play about a stand-up of ambiguous sexuality, ends up prisoner to its premise.
An arty pop gem from the Del-Byzanteens
Also a mass stabbing, congressional districts with income disparity, the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, invertebrates, the Oregonian, Mongolian eagle hunting, the first openly gay college basketball player, Dirk Nowitzki, Theaster Gates, medieval copyedits, Dial-a-Poem, Poem a Day, stiletto heels, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World stars?
Male duo the Nexus Project perform at the Chicago Artists Coalition alongside the art exhibit “Quasi-Choreography.”
This week’s gig poster was designed by Mathias Valdez of the Colorado-based Last Leaf Printing.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, April 9
Help for two former Chicagoans caught in the SXSW hit-and-run, new music from the Lemons, and more