Wild bear rapper Big Dipper, rock iconoclasts Blizzard Babies, gnarly glam band Lollygagger, and brand-new boogie label Leisure Records all celebrate fresh releases.
The McKinley Park artist’s work will be on display at the Rainbo Club in September.
The result is an experiment in looking at the world through someone else’s eyes.
Hollywood stalwart William A. Wellman had a long, diverse career, but his 1930s pre-Code films remain his most vital.
Evanston native Kristin Lems has shared stages with John Prine and Gloria Steinem, and she’s currently working on a play with songs about Jane Addams.
The Sea and Cake at Pritzker Pavilion and more goings on 8/13-8/16
While dockless bike share is experiencing growing pains or worse in other cities, records show that DoBi providers LimeBike and Pace are doing decently.
The organizing principle seems to have been: what was a typical night at the movies like for the average American crime fiction fan in the late 40s and 50s?
Six months after former students accused him of sexual harassment and bullying, the award-winning journalist, a director at the Medill Justice Project, resigns.
Josie Dunn at Lincoln Hall and more goings on 8/10-8/12
You can become the notorious R&B star’s landlord, but it’ll probably cost you almost $4.5 million.
Dancers, DJs, and graffiti artists celebrated out in the open, not in train tunnels.
On the 2016 self-released EP There’s No Magic Left in This World, local singer-guitarist Ryan Ensley (formerly of antifolk outfit Shiloh) showed his knack for melding spunky, unvarnished acoustic instrumentation […]
A lot of the roots in American roots music stem from Africa, as Malian-born D.C. musician Cheick Hamala Diabate demonstrates whenever he goes onstage. Diabate plays the banjo and the […]
Bassist Joshua Abrams’s importance to Chicago’s jazz and improvised music scene over the last few decades is indisputable. He’s laid down the harmonic anchor in loads of disparate ensembles, providing […]