P.S. You Sound Like Someone I Can Trust collects correspondence between students on the north and south sides of Chicago.
On the cover: Takashi Murakami flattens the MCA
Robin Swicord’s literary adaptation is a dud.
W. Kamau Bell, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, Gold Coast Arts Fair, and more happenings from June 16-18
Asheville guitarist Shane Parish comes back to Chicago for a solo show in support of two recent duo albums.
On Saturday at Quimby’s, Reader writer Erin Osmon reads from her first book, Jason Molina: Riding With the Ghost.
Also, Cook County will stop prosecuting some traffic offenses due to lack of resources.
Vile Creature make a lot of metal for just two people, with great melodies and a supremely satisfying guitar tone—and they play Chicago on Friday night.
A couple of One Off Hospitality vets have created a crust that can only be described on its own terms.
Cultural historians, ragtime pianist Reginald Robinson, and the Illinois Humanities Council resurrect Chicago’s Pekin Theatre, which opened at 27th and South State in 1904.
Brenna Pierson-Tucker and Christopher Tucker’s company brings three world premieres to Links Hall.
Also, Lin-Manuel Miranda might star in a Chicago Hamilton performance during the last week of August.
A new exhibit of the Japanese artist’s work at the Museum of Contemporary Art is a dizzying depiction of the current cultural moment.
A poisonous dispute over two feet of dirt
The assaults in Europe and New York City were terrifying, but routine crashes are a bigger problem.