Noting a double bill of Jean Grémillon’s Daïnah la Métisse (1932) and Remorques (1941)
Tag: Vol. 44 No. 7
Issue of Nov. 6 – 12, 2014
Governor Quinn calls it quits, but Mayor Emanuel’s campaign never stops
At City Hall, attention quickly turns from the governor’s race to Mayor Emanuel’s reelection bid.
Eight questions for your new Republican overlord
Taxes, weed, Madigan—what will governor-elect Bruce Rauner do?
Help for the bad girl in need of a good spanking
Dan Savage on how to find a good spanker, Jian Ghomeshi and his predilections, and a foursome involving brothers and sisters-in-law.
Rights of the Accused’s debut EP was reissued—celebrate at Liar’s Club tonight
Get your hands on the new reissue of the out-of-print Chicago hardcore record.
Pivot Gang’s MFn Melo is the next stop for whoever got hooked on Saba’s Comfort Zone
If you’re looking to get hooked on solo work from one of Saba’s collaborators from Pivot Gang, try MFn Melo.
Portland singer Sallie Ford toughens up her music but sounds safer
Ford headlines the Empty Bottle in support of her new album Slap Back.
Searching for the bright side to Bruce Rauner’s victory
Words I never thought I’d say—on the bright side, Speaker Madigan held on to his veto-proof majority.
What if Nik Wallenda hadn’t defied death in Chicago?
The professional risk-taker is following in his (dead) great-grandfather’s footsteps.
Strandline: A play maybe too Irish for its own good
A Red Orchid Theatre’s Strandline may be too Irish for its own good.
Matthew McConaughey goes nowhere fast in Interstellar
Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is long on idea but short on story.
Further proof local indie-rock foursome Ne-Hi is great: The spirited and catchy ‘Time Wanna’
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track, “Time Wanna,” comes to you from great local indie-rock foursome Ne-Hi.
Did you read about the Shedd’s orphaned otter, Audrey Hepburn, and Wes Anderson’s theme park?
Also Japan, Ridley Scott’s new miniseries, and a Walmart employee?
Mukqs’s new cassette hijacks talk radio samples to channel childhood memories
The Good Willsmith side project mixes broadcast samples with erratic guitar drones.
Foxygen gets floral in the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Tyler Hahn of Milwaukee-based Catharsis Printworks.