Harvey MC Ty Money made one of the best rap records of the past year.
Tag: Vol. 45 No. 15
Issue of Jan. 21 – 27, 2016
‘What We Carried’ tells the stories of Iraqi refugees through objects
A new exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum shows everything new immigrants have left behind.
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By holing up in his home studio, this Harvey hip-hop hero found a distinctive voice that speaks to injustice with rare insight.
Extra! Extra! Bears win Super Bowl XX—again
For the 30th straight year, the 1985 Chicago Bears have won Super Bowl XX, and our town has gone a little bit crazy.
Willie Donald’s murder conviction is overturned
Donald’s case was taken up by the Medill Innocence Project, which then dropped it after facing problems of its own.
A new sports site launches in Chicago
Sample a new website, the Athletic Chicago.
Rauner laments ongoing budget impasse, students anxious about uncertainty at Chicago State University, and other Chicago news
Also, Chris Christie plans a fund-raising stop in Chicago, and OpenGrid gives new access to public data.
Get crocked at the Reader’s Winter Mix-Off, a documentary about supper clubs, and more things to do this week
Poetry‘s Wintertime Party, a Charlotte Moorman exhibit, and other weekend happenings in Chicago from January 25-28.
Grease is the show nobody wrote, according to the New York Times
The paper doesn’t think Grease‘s creators are worth mentioning.
Economic opportunity bleak for young black men, Springsteen offers free download of United Center concert, and other Chicago news
Also, former Bears players head to the Super Bowl, and Emanuel brings Charles Ramsey back to CPD.
Magic Slim isn’t as famous as Buddy Guy yet—but Secret History is on it
Blues guitarist Magic Slim was a giant who combined furious power with keen expression.
Charlotte Rampling stars in 45 Years, plus more new reviews and notable screenings
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Where’s Chicago in Chicago P.D.?
Seen in light of the real Chicago Police Department, Dick Wolf’s cop series looks even more clueless and tone-deaf.
Ken Vandermark celebrates his latest project with a solo concert
Ken Vandermark’s Site Specific consists of two discs of solo recordings packaged in a 200-page book of his photography.
Not your grandpa’s grappa: the Grapparita
Grappa goes high-class in the grapparita and other cocktails.