On the cover: “Who the hell is going to go to a Public Housing Museum?”
Tag: Vol. 46 No. 39
Issue of Jul. 6 – 12, 2017
How a 17-year-old Chicagoan became a first-generation college graduate
Ozzy Ordoñez got his degree through the P-TECH program codeveloped by IBM.
The School for Lies, At the Table, and seven more new stage shows to see now
A spritely update of the Molière classic and a revival of Broken Nose Theatre’s hit are among this week’s best bets.
More than 100 people were shot and 15 killed over the long weekend, and other Chicago news
Also, Michael Madigan delays the Illinois house vote to override Rauner’s veto of the budget package and income tax hike until Thursday.
Lad wants ‘slutty’ girl, threesomes, cuckolding, etc
Is it crazy to be considering a reconciliation? Plus: Is my boyfriend using me for my mattress?
Clever Rabbit is a feeding frenzy for plant eaters
But will the West Town spot survive past the summer?
Lifelong political antagonists in Northern Ireland find common ground in The Journey
Timothy Spall is Ian Paisley and Colm Meaney is Martin McGuinness in this fictional tale about the Troubles.
The National Public Housing Museum’s long journey home
After 20 years of battling for its building, the nascent institution’s most significant challenges lie ahead.
Wear orange to Pitchfork to join in the fight against gun violence
Pitchfork Music Festival joins Mothers Against Senseless Killings and Everytown for Gun Safety in its community outreach this year.
Beautiful Gauguin artworks, without their ugly history
The Art Institute’s grand exhibit of the 19th-century artist downplays the controversial context surrounding his output.
Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled is only a superficial success
Coppola’s adaptation of Thomas Cullinan’s novel is better directed than written.
The Goodman gives us Eugene O’Neill, without tears
Ah, Wilderness! is a coming-of-age comedy—set on the Fourth of July no less.
Comics and outsider art expert Michael Bonesteel blasts ‘Title IX abuse’ at SAIC
Longtime adjunct professor quits, calls out hostile PC environment.
Chicago artists celebrate the life and work of late AACM cofounder Kelan Phil Cohran
Chicago artists celebrate late AACM cofounder Kelan Phil Cohran, and the new No Bros Allowed zine and monthly showcase opposes masculine-identified boneheadedness.
Guided by Voices knock ’em dead on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.