New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
From bone soup to Korean corn dogs, Assi Plaza is serving it.
The Chicago-based branding agency forgoes the glossy interior of most design studios.
Bulgaria’s most popular contemporary novelist visits Chicago—home to a huge Bulgarian population—to read from his new book The Physics of Sorrow on Thursday.
Two CPS teachers want to make ballet accessible to everyone.
We talk oysters with Tommy Cvitanovich, whose family owns the most successful restaurant in Louisiana, Drago’s Seafood.
Everybody knows everybody lies
The weather chilled and the lights blinded, but Lyric Opera’s program in Millennium Park suggested good things to come.
Creme de menthe finds more uses in the Stinger and the Dimention cocktails—and so does Copper & Kings aged brandy
The preservation and consumption of oysters are closely related, says Montreal’s champion shucker Daniel Notkin.
Also the Sierra Nevada snowpack, the Ferguson Commission, SFX, victim culture, and campaign visits to Iowa-based college football games?
On the third and final day of Riot Fest, the punk-rock fantasy camp atmosphere began to evaporate.
As the parents and teachers at Oriole Park Elementary learned the hard way, you can’t be afraid to squeak if you want to get some grease from Mayor Emanuel.
Crowd shots from day two of Riot Fest 2015.
Riot Fest was still muddy and gross on Saturday, but the music—Drive Like Jehu, System of a Down, Rancid, the Damned—made all the slogging around worth it.