The Chicago native treats her hometown with nuance in her new Showtime series.
Veteran trumpeter Goran Kafjes releases the debut album by a new quartet and the third record by his multifaceted Subtropic Arkestra.
Volume 47, Number 14
Should reporters break their word? Should lawyers? Anybody?
Challenged to create a cocktail with bonito flakes, bartender Autumn Eytalis puts them into a Japanese take on an old-fashioned.
Kerdia Roland is an African-American food courier with some thoughts on increasing ridership in communities of color.
The gubernatorial candidate nailed the whole point of Mayors Daley and Emanuel’s economic development programs.
Dan advises the potential beneficiaries of this and other “things.” Plus: the fetish even an ob-gyn hadn’t heard of
Also, how local “Dreamers” are planning ahead while Congress decides their fate.
Must-see shows at the rival comedy festivals
After the powerful Chicago comedy-scene figure’s departure amid harassment allegations, the theater behind SketchFest begins a new era without him.
The solo show, in a limited run at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, tells a family’s story going back 130 years.
Current musical obsessions of Ensemble dal Niente pianist Mabel Kwan, Kelley Sheehan of Cacophony magazine, and Reader critic Peter Margasak
Meredith Kachel, a comedian and now statistician, did a ten-month study and crunched the numbers.
Chris Smith’s documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond looks at Carrey’s immersive screen performance as Andy Kaufman.