In Bright Days Ahead, Fanny Ardant plays a woman who isn’t ready to get old yet.
The Inconvenience remounts Hit the Wall, its 2012 success chronicling Stonewall.
Rhymefest crowdfunds a lavishly packaged new LP, Willis Earl Beal and Jennifer Hudson turn up in Wicker Park, and more
Wells Community Academy in West Town has many problems—and some rare successes. Can it survive?
But there’s still plenty of ass kicking.
The Chicago reedist’s shape-shifting electric quartet reaches new heights.
Are EDM producers angling to get out from behind the boards?
A recipe for sweet dry curry of pork and long beans, aka phat phrik khing
Four of the rising rappers XXL put on its seventh-annual “Freshman cover” are from Chicago—and they’ve been in the Reader before.
Does anyone back Rahm’s latest school plan?
The U. of C. pays tribute to Studs Terkel with a weekend-long festival of readings, screenings, and notable appearances.
A new rock project from celebrated disc jockey DJ Harvey
Also Robin Hooders, cassette tapes, a century-old symphony orchestra, the NFL and NBA, and Jack Bauer?
Two Chicago chefs nab honors in New York—and what that means for the latest Next menu.