A look at what’s coming down the TV pike this season
Tag: Vol. 44 No. 51
Issue of Sep. 17 – 23, 2015
Joffrey’s “Millennials” showcases the voices of ballet’s future
Three premiere works highlight the talent of the next generation of choreographers.
Let Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell write what she thinks about rape
Even if she’s wrong, let’s not muzzle Mary Mitchell—conversations change minds. Censorship doesn’t.
A Bernie’s Lunch & Supper bartender puts the flame in Flamin’ Hot Cheetos
Challenged to create a cocktail with Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, Laura Green of Bernie’s Lunch & Supper makes a syrup with them and sets them on fire.
The Mob pioneered Chicago’s ‘horn rock’ sound—and wore dark pinstriped suits with carnations
This big, ambitious band scored a couple Billboard hits and wrote several more for other artists, but their discography ends in 1977.
Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride honors theater professionals lost too soon
The Chicago Theater Memorial Bike Ride commemorates theater professionals who have recently passed.
Saint Louis is the final frontier on a 300-mile bike ride from Adler Planetarium
An Adler astronomer embarks Friday on Galaxy Ride—a 300-mile bike trip/science roadshow across the state of Illinois to Saint Louis.
At Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, adulthood is just an orgasm away
Two idiosyncratic coming-of-age movies premiere at this year’s festival.
In The Second Mother, a family maid panics when her own daughter joins the household
Anna Muylaert directed this Brazilian comedy about class struggle in a wealthy home.
Former Sun-Times publisher thinks Trump has what it takes to be president
David Radler gave Trump land to build his Chicago tower. Now he gives the Donald his endorsement.
Meat Wave celebrate the release of their second full-length with a bunch of shows all over town
The band’s brand-new Delusion Moon hits shelves tomorrow.
Pelican play a rare show with vocals at the Goose Island Urban Block Party
For just the third time in their 15-year career, Pelican won’t be entirely instrumental onstage: Allen Epley of the Life and Times will join the band to sing “The Cliff” on Friday.
Did you read about Venmo scams, Donald Trump, and pharmaceutical ads?
Also Bethenny Frankel, the ten most-produced plays of 2015-16, the first Bean selfies, Wesley Morris, Greg Graffin, and being named Gary?
A warming, refreshing, award-winning fall cocktail recipe from Sable
Everyone was a winner at the Reader’s Fall Cocktail Challenge—but not everyone got a prize.
How I spent my summer vacation with Dick Wolf, the Chicago Med cast, and hundreds of tired TV critics
The Television Critics Association’s summer press tour was a hazing ritual of sorts for the cast and crew of Chicago Med.