Also computer chips, talking to strangers on the el, noodles, and Adam Duritz?
Live at the Hideout: Three of Chicago’s best education reporters discuss schools and how Mayor Rahm handles the press.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Reader film capsules guide what you should watch online.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Friday, August 8
Challenged to create a dish with bottarga, Yagihashi serves the cured fish roe over noodles.
Marcela Said’s debut feature begins a weeklong run at Facets Multimedia this weekend.
The South African two-piece has called Chicago home for the past two months.
The experimental Chicago group celebrate the release of their cinematic new album.
The Evanston theater announces the departure of its founder.
The obscure local postpunk outfit that released this tune in the early 80s recently put it on Bandcamp, so you don’t have to throw down a lot of money to hear it (but we won’t blame you if you want to buy the original vinyl).
Also Chicago media, Miguel Feliz, Blue Bottle, a fixer-upper in Lincoln Park, and the Pharrell Hat?
Staffers wonder whether the Hartford Courant will survive the breakup of the Tribune Company.
The German playwright and director remains a major influence on the Austin-based independent, as a crucial scene of Boyhood demonstrates.
Why did Alstory Simon confess?