New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Volume 44, Number 34
Sometimes you just want a cheap beer that you’re not supposed to pay attention to—and sometimes you do a blind tasting of seven of ’em that reminds you why you don’t pay attention.
Dan Savage advises a woman considering a butt plug for her five-year-old, and more
Riot grrrls come to terms with the past in Another Kind of Love, with music from Crystal Skillman and Heidi Rodewald.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View featuring photographer Anthony Weiss and his rad leather jacket
Quesadillas as big as a machete in Archer Heights
Since 1986 more than 1,600 people have been struck by bullets fired by Chicago police officers—an average of more than one person a week. In the 208 cases closed over the last two years, not a single shooting has been found to be unjustified. Should we be reassured?
The Chicago hip-hop titans band together for a quick shot of superfast raps.
A smartly concepted South African chicken chain launched today on Randolph Street.
Owen Ashworth is preparing to release a new Advance Base full-length in August, and if you want to see him beforehand then head to Comfort Station tomorrow night.
Also Osama bin Laden’s personal library, bottled water, the Cannes dress code, “basic-income,” British BuzzFeed, raining spiders, Spotify, and Mad Max?
The gallery’s new show invites artists and viewers to engage in a conversation about what feminism looks, acts, and sounds like today.
The Reader’s Key Ingredient Cook-Off returns for its third year, this time featuring 22 chefs cooking with five different ingredients at the Lacuna Artist Lofts.
Does justice exist in the NFL?