The Mohawks, mosh pits, and muck of the first day of Riot Fest 2015.
Highlights from day one of Riot Fest: Death, Faith No More, No Doubt, Lee “Scratch” Perry, and so much more it was hard to keep from running around the park in circles.
A tomato festival, a mussels festival, a Schnitzelfest, your chance to hang out at a Bocuse-style competition, a celebration of new Filipino cooking, and more.
Chicago papers have ignored our hometown soccer stars now that the glow of the World Cup has faded.
Challenged to create a dish with Chinese long beans, Nathan Sears of the Radler and DAS makes Chinese-German fusion.
Size matters at this North Park breakfast/lunch spot.
A new horror-comedy from the director of The Sixth Sense opens commercially today.
Long-running Chicago punk outfit Pegboy play a rare show tomorrow night at 1st Ward.
Also a 30s catchphrase, a woman’s right not to smile, a middle-aged white male poet, and Indiana’s Fair Oak Farms.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Months of noisy, bitter debate over the proposed Iran deal has resulted in greater public ignorance on the issue, according to a Pew report.
“I guess I thrive on the bizarre,” says Yvette Marie Dostatni.
A critical guide to the 2015 Chicago Fringe Festival
Local author Joe Meno’s Chicago Noir: The Classics compiles stories from the likes of Stuart Dybek, Patricia Highsmith, and Nelson Algren—some more hard boiled than others.
The sixth installment of the station’s performance series features a band the Reader just named Chicago’s “Best feminist rock ‘n’ roll exorcism.”