This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Barcelona-based artist Xavi Forne.
Tag: Vol. 46 No. 10
Issue of Dec. 8 – 14, 2016
People Issue 2016: Homer Hans Bryant, the guru of hiplet
Alexandra Victoria Bryant | Arthur Mitchell | ballet | Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center | CMDC | dance | Dance Theatre of Harlem | Dearborn Station | hip-hop | hiplet | Hiplet Ballerinas | Homer Hans Bryant | Jacob’s Pillow | Maria Tallchief | rap
Do advertorials sully the Reader?
Media critic Mike Miner wrestles with the prevalence of sponsored content in this year’s People Issue.
A new film series focuses on the impact of Chicago architecture
ArcLight Cinemas is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Foundation on a monthly curated film series that will run from January to April 2017.
Watch Bad Hunter chef Dan Snowden make a restaurant-worthy version of an Oscar Mayer lunch meat
Challenged to create a dish with olive loaf, Snowden goes for both olive bread and the infamous lunch meat.
A rare glimpse into a transformative time at Cook County Jail
The late 1960s was a time of change for the prison thanks to Winston Moore, the country’s first black warden.
Everything is terrible, so here are some classic Chicago TV commercials
A few relics from the glory days of Chicago TV commercials
Shame on Wheels, It’s a Wonderful Life, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
Donut Fest, Irish Christmas Market, and more happenings from December 9-11.
Pew study: Majority of Americans say information overload not a problem
A Pew study shows Americans are good—too good?—with digital information and fake facts.
Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt visits Chicago with one of his best bands
Jeremy Pelt’s latest record explores mainstream hard bop, but the band the trumpeter leads in Chicago delivers a more agitated sound.
At the Chicago Theatre, Jerry Seinfeld is given a stage to match his celebrity
Jerry Seinfeld’s observational humor is blown out to fill out the bigger stages his celebrity now demands.
Illinois universities protect undocumented students but decline ‘sanctuary campus’ label, and other Chicago news
Also, Democrat Chris Kennedy is considering throwing his hat into the ring for the governor’s race.