Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave tells of a free northerner taken into bondage.
Get hungry checking out the architecture and neighborhoods at Open House Chicago this weekend.
This is a reminder that the infamous 18-year-old Chicago MC who makes the news for getting in trouble also makes music—his brand new Almighty So proves it.
The indie-rock trio conducts yet another lesson on how to do it right.
Also a Supreme Court case, the best-known books in every state, Fukuppy, and David Byrne on the Internet?
Kelly Daniels’s memoir chronicles a life following a most unusual upbringing
This week’s poster was designed and printed by Daniel MacAdam of Crosshair Silkscreen Design.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 16
In an austere new collection, Heartland, photographer David Plowden celebrates the plain—and the plains.
The Joffrey Ballet stages Marius Petipa’s tragic romance La Bayadere.
Our critics take on seven spooky shows, from creepy Jane Austen to nuclear zombies.
“The Kindness of Strangers” is the theme of Side Project Theatre Company’s second storytelling festival.
Thoughts on the French director’s second feature, playing in this year’s Chicago International Film Festival
A new film project tries to capture the life of physician and activist Quentin Young.
“Royals” and Pure Heroine begin a glorious reign over the pop charts.