What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Thursday, August 14
Dan advises a lovelorn aficionado of puppy play, a woman posthysterectomy, and more
iO leaves behind two decades of history as it moves to founder Charna Halpern’s “dream theater.”
Chicago’s first annual Fifth Star arts awards winners have been announced.
The founders of the performance collective will continue on with other creative endeavors.
The rapper takes inspiration from a natural element for his vital new project.
The New Yorker opened its archives and it’s a longread lovers dream come true.
The latest addition to the Bachelor franchise is the best at being the worst.
Further thoughts on that Fassbinder-style tracking shot in Boyhood
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is Whores’ noise-rock reworking of the Cure’s “Jumping Someone Else’s Train.”
The Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theatre Festival features 72 hours of performances starting with a march from Daley Plaza.
Also televised confessions, Siri, proofreading, successful media businesses, an 1880s-era Wicker Park building, Cecil Taylor, and basic food?
Deli food fit for a queen, making its way into Chicago stores.
The Cubs may be building something promising—or maybe they’re not. Does it matter?
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local designer Dillon Arloff.