Fifteen months after the departure of director Anthony Hirschel, the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum has announced that Alison Gass will be his successor.
The audacious vision of a Chicago president changed politics as we knew it.
While President Obama was making a high-minded appeal to our better angels, BuzzFeed was offering some sordid and sleazy allegations about Donald Trump.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Sarah Squirm for this month’s edition of Helltrap Nightmare.
Also, Showtime has picked up a new scripted show about the lives of young black men on the south side.
Chicago powerviolence jokers Weekend Nachos have ripped it up around the world for 13 years, and this weekend they say farewell with two hometown shows.
A day of pro-choice activism culminates in a #ShoutYourAbortion fund-raiser at Gman Tavern, the Vinyl Emergency podcast celebrates its first birthday, and more.
The multihyphenate comedian headlines Tomorrow Never Knows.
The veteran Bachelor star has met his competitive match in the 24-year-old from Miami.
Mica Levi combines her post-hip-hop production with Oliver Coates’s classical cello on the recent Remain Calm.
Current musical obsessions of Shane Merrill of Empire Productions, John Ugolini of Kickstand Productions, and the Reader’s Kevin Warwick
Also, Trump’s Twitter rant about Meryl Streep has some local elected officials newly concerned about his temperament.
He foresaw a “sharp wind” blowing away the change the city’s first black mayor had worked for.
“There’s so much power in hearing yourself say what happened,” says organizer Sasha Hatfield.
Gender in the Old-Time Saloon, Write Club, and more happenings from January 9-12