The New Yorker stops by this weekend in support of a strong new album.
Lake FX, Chicago’s weekend of workshops and events for the creative community, launched Thursday with a discussion of the “lake effect.”
Slayer releases the first official single from their long-awaited upcoming LP for Record Store Day.
Also a murderous Southwest Airlines passenger, an Oregon land dispute, Gustave Whitehead, and some angry Muslims?
The Cubs’ slugging phenom has been paroled from Iowa.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
A few more thoughts on Working versus The Warmth of Other Suns
Art-rock legends Ono will be performing a weirdo set of country covers.
Also recycling in a multiunit building, iPhone 6 posters, the exclamation point, an ambitious man in Jacksonville, Pluto, and the Italian trattoria that unearthed history?
The author of The Warmth of Other Suns talks about her admiration for Studs Terkel and Working and offers her own list of great Chicago books.
The jaunty, sinister “Erase” opens the band’s 17th studio album, Glean, most of whose tracks debuted via Dial-a-Song.
In this adaptation of Michael Finkel’s confessional memoir, a murder suspect plays mind games with a reporter.
A modest proposal: Alderman Joe Moore and Cook County clerk David Orr should run against each for Democratic committeeman of the 49th Ward.
Dan Savage advises a self-described nice guy ‘betrayed’ by his secret trans lover and a woman conflicted about being down with her adult-baby boyfriend
South American sci-fi dominates this week’s roundup of the Chicago Latino Film Festival.