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Tag: Vol. 46 No. 5
Issue of Nov. 3 – 9, 2016
A Q&A with Hailee Steinfeld, who stands on The Edge of Seventeen
The 19-year-old actor and singer discusses her new film, out November 18, and her forthcoming album.
The amaro craze now has its bible, Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs
You can make amaro from weeds and bubble gum, and more wisdom from Brad Thomas Parsons’s new book.
Guns and traditions
On guns and principles
For Latino activists, transportation justice means factoring in immigration and gentrification
Undocumented residents have special concerns, and infrastructure-related housing price spikes are a major issue.
Chicago punks Flesh Panthers look back and grow up on the country-tinged ‘Let It Die’
Flesh Panthers celebrate their latest album, last month’s Willows Weep, tonight at East Room.
An unbelievable surprise is unveiled on the gig poster of the week
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local silk-screen artist Ryan Duggan.
Emanuel asks for respect, no hateful rhetoric after Joshua Beal shooting, and other Chicago news
Also, Rahm’s taking questions from the public for a radio town hall next week.
No group voted ‘never Trump’ as strong as black women
Although black women were Hillary Clinton’s strongest block of support, in Chicago they expressed mixed feelings at the polls.
An election-night event for those who couldn’t vote
Aram Han Sifuentes’s Unofficial Official Voting Station made space Tuesday for immigrants, formerly incarcerated people, and others who couldn’t cast ballots.
In Hillary’s hometown, all politics is local
Election night in the Democratic presidential candidate’s hometown finds many Republicans and scant few Democrats.
Dispatch from Chicago’s Trumplandia
At the polls with Chicago’s anti-establishment southwest siders
‘It feels like we’re screwed either way’: Latinos vote with mix of apathy and trepidation
Voters in Pilsen and Little Village cast ballots in an election marked by hateful rhetoric about immigrants.
Raise your hand if you got up before dawn to vote for the Tribune’s guy
The paper neglects to remind us whom it backed for president.
Seeing Hillary Clinton’s rise in All the King’s Men
What did it take to make the woman on the ballot?