Photographer Rick Majewski captures the neighborhood’s spectacular Independence Day parties, as American flags are hoisted, Mexican food is served up, and amateur fireworks displays erupt on block after block.
Bong Joon-ho, creator of The Host and Snowpiercer, bypasses theatrical exhibition for Netflix.
The latest list in our biannual roundup of interesting-looking titles.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Austin-based artist Derek Hatfield.
Also, a lawsuit is hoping to block the Cook County soda tax at the last minute.
A homeboy returns for a Q&A on dubious threesomes, open relationships, strap-ons, micropenises, and more.
Mamby on the Beach booked lots of great locals, and we’ve got photos to prove it.
Disruptions at the two events raised separate concerns about inclusivity and tolerance.
It’s good to see Democrats moving to the left as the gubernatorial primary ramps up—but what have they done for you lately?
Former Zincs leader James Elkington plays with Joan Shelley, Tweedy, Brokeback, Eleventh Dream Day, and more—and the new Wintres Woma, his first album under his own name, won’t change that.
A new study recommends ways to break down the barriers to Chicago’s bike-share program.
Original Rap Karaoke makes a comeback at Township, Berlin hosts Big Dipper’s LaCroix Boi: The Party, and more.
Also, a tour of DuSable Museum of African American History is now required for Chicago police recruits.
Current musical obsessions of Meat Wave drummer Ryan Wizniak, Meg MacDuff of Bleach Party and Montrose Man, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
White Mystery in Schubas’ Battle of the Bands, comedy from the Hodgetwins, and more happenings from June 26-29