Lyntuan Jones, artist and co-owner of apparel brand Create The New World, sports the clothes he extracts from of his work.
Tag: Vol. 46 No. 4
Issue of Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2016
Plan a pilgrimage to Al-Sufara Grills for live charcoal action
This Palos Heights butchery does meze as good as its kebabs.
Raising the dead on the gig poster of the week
This week’s gig poster was created by heavy metal gross-out artist Eric “Rot” Engelmann.
Veteran Chicago hip-hop producer DJ Rude One on leaving music making—and coming back to make his new album
DJ Rude One, formerly of Single Minded Pros, returns after a decade away from music making with Closed Sessions’ release of the full-length Onederful.
Where the founder of Chicago’s Strange Foods Festival loves to eat
Keng Sisavath, founder of the @strangefoodschicago Instagram account, explains why you won’t find many of his favorite dishes on restaurant menus.
A minor character plays a major role in the Barry Jenkins drama Moonlight
A minor character plays a major role in the Barry Jenkins drama Moonlight.
Various Artists Independent Film Festival kicks off its inaugural year in Chicago
Submissions for the 2016-2017 festival season open on November 1.
Things to do in Chicago on Halloween 2016 weekend
Day of the Dead Chicago, Little Bash of Horrors, and more happenings from October 28-30
Cook County Jail fights left ten people hospitalized, and other Chicago news
Also, a new tool that matches CPD officers’ names and badge numbers with their photos.
The story of Cook County’s pursuit of back taxes from small music venues descends into the surreal
Cook County amends its amusement-tax code to clarify that its officials aren’t in the business of defining “fine art”—but several small venues are still stuck in administrative hearings arguing about exactly that.
Print Issue of October 27, 2016
The Magic Issue
Second City does Wagner for its second hilarious collaboration with Lyric Opera
Longer! Louder! Wagner! is like Hershey Felder crossed with The Producers
#SayTheirNames: a dance performance draws connections between Sandra Bland and two black women activists
Vershawn Ward of Red Clay Dance performs #SayHerName at Links Hall as part of a solo program titled “The Body Wails, the Body Restores.”
Police prepare for potential World Series chaos in Wrigleyville, and other Chicago news
Also, notorious Cubs fan Steve Bartman is still getting threats 13 years later.
Can an algorithm erase bias in Cook County bond courts?
Experts debate whether computerized risk-assessment will mitigate or exacerbate alleged racial and class biases among Cook County judges.