Noting a double bill of Jean Grémillon’s Daïnah la Métisse (1932) and Remorques (1941)
At City Hall, attention quickly turns from the governor’s race to Mayor Emanuel’s reelection bid.
Taxes, weed, Madigan—what will governor-elect Bruce Rauner do?
Dan Savage on how to find a good spanker, Jian Ghomeshi and his predilections, and a foursome involving brothers and sisters-in-law.
Get your hands on the new reissue of the out-of-print Chicago hardcore record.
If you’re looking to get hooked on solo work from one of Saba’s collaborators from Pivot Gang, try MFn Melo.
Ford headlines the Empty Bottle in support of her new album Slap Back.
Words I never thought I’d say—on the bright side, Speaker Madigan held on to his veto-proof majority.
The professional risk-taker is following in his (dead) great-grandfather’s footsteps.
A Red Orchid Theatre’s Strandline may be too Irish for its own good.
Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is long on idea but short on story.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track, “Time Wanna,” comes to you from great local indie-rock foursome Ne-Hi.
Also Japan, Ridley Scott’s new miniseries, and a Walmart employee?
The Good Willsmith side project mixes broadcast samples with erratic guitar drones.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Tyler Hahn of Milwaukee-based Catharsis Printworks.