This week’s gig poster was designed by Ben Wittholz of the Australia-based Gumball Designs.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, October 8
Danny Casolaro Died for You, TimeLine Theatre’s based-on-fact play, makes a contradictory case.
Jimmy Whispers’s basketball tournament for CeaseFire, suburban death metal from Starkill, and Fred Schneider of the B-52s at the Fall Ball
With budget priorities elsewhere, some schools don’t have enough teachers or space.
Luftwerk’s light show turns Mies van der Rohe’s iconic home into a transfixing piece of art.
The immensely lovable cartoon returns with competing musicals in an episode that will go down as a great.
The new One Book, One Chicago selection, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, is still amazing after a dozen reads, writes Aimee Levitt.
Show us your . . . Catmobile: animal trainer Samantha Martin discusses the Acro-Cats’ tour-vehicle totem.
On reading Zeke Emanuel in the light of Viktor Frankl’s time at Auschwitz
Also meat, Republicans, political donors in Chicago, mail delivery, and the NBA?
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Wilkie,” off of this year’s Happiness Is Happening.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, October 7
The Art Institute-backed campaign brought American masterpieces to billboards across the country this summer. But did anyone really see Art Everywhere US?
Why have I seen Diary of a Shinjuku Thief so many times if I don’t like the film very much?