“Should I be concerned about my celibacy?,” and more questions from Uncle Dan’s grab bag.
Tori Marlan explores the people and profiteering in the city’s brick salvage industry.
Porchlight’s production is fun, but lacks depth.
Harold Washington, Muhammad Ali, and Rick James all dropped in at Taste, the oldest black-owned nightclub in the city.
Randall Wright’s film provides a welcome introduction to author, philosopher, and social worker Jean Vanier.
Derived from dozens of interviews, a series of eight monologues shows a wide range of perspectives.
A progressive income tax requiring folks like Kanye, Rauner and Pritzker to pay more won’t be on the ballot this fall.
Hogg drop a new LP of tense, ritualistic throb ’n’ roll, Elastic Arts hosts the 15th annual Sonic Celluloid multimedia mashup, and more.
You don’t need to find a dock to rent these bikes, which you find and rent using an app.
Five great films by Canadian indie Guy Maddin, whose latest, The Green Fog, screens this week at Gene Siskel Film Center.
He causeth the amplifiers to thunder and glitter to rain down upon the stage.
Michelle Kranicke and company thread their way through Shadows Across Our Eyes.
Chicago has been strangely reluctant to commemorate one of the most important events in labor history—even though it happened right here.
Chicago Style, a cocktail conference taking place from May 7th to 10th at the Ace Hotel, hopes to start a conversation about long-overlooked issues in the beverage industry.
A Reader and City Bureau investigation last year found the cops in Chicago Public Schools acted with little oversight.