Employees of the Better Government Association vote 11 to 0 to join the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Catzilla 4: A Cat Fest, SlutWalk Chicago, and more happenings from August 19-21
Also, the Chicago Teachers Union is preparing for a strike at a workshop Saturday.
A Harry Potter debate and a hard-hitting drama are among this week’s best bets.
In Kristiana Rae Colón’s drama an abused soul does the unconscionable.
A book-length collection of Lynda Barry’s acclaimed comic strip is reissued.
But Cor Theatre’s update of the parable rings false.
Beauty Bar is among several small venues that Cook County claims shouldn’t have been exempt from an amusement tax—a decision that, if it stands, could shut them down.
“I thought to be charged with murder you had to kill somebody”
Tree’s new collaborative EP with producer IBCLASSIC brings you into the rapper’s world—but it’s not always a pleasant place to be.
Also, a new book on the history of Steppenwolf, from Gary Sinise to Tracy Letts.
A Reader investigation found ten cases since 2011 where police killed a civilian in Chicago and charged an accomplice with the murder.
Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine star in this crime thriller about Texas brothers on a bank-robbing spree.
*A 32-year-old Londoner also named Dan Savage does the honors this week.
The only place to truly enjoy something as absurd as a deep-fried Twinkie is at a state fair.