Yesterday we learned that Weezer, Run the Jewels, and Taking Back Sunday were replacing Blink-182 at Riot Fest. Today organizers added seven more bands, and single-day tickets went on sale.
Pastry chef Dana Salls Cree’s novelty ice cream shop is a genuine antidote for end-time anxiety.
Volume 47, Number 47
The scion of Chicago’s oldest live-coal gogi jip (“beef house”) has set up shop in River West.
Though the Chicago Fringe Festival has pared back to one week, several of its shows still look promising.
If the Gene Siskel FIlm Center’s screening of The Magic Flute has you longing for more opera films, here are five that hit the high notes.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan.
And it’s opening in its new digs on the Chicago River this weekend.
Michael Patrick Thornton invites everyone from theater newbies to high-powered actors to play alongside him.
The 41-year-old’s style combines Afrofuturism, house, and more.
Writers Theatre’s Vietgone brings the war home to Glencoe.
Dan Savage weighs in on a friend with benefits giving them without getting them, and more.
And the 76-year-old Chicago educator, essayist, activist, and founder of Third World Press is as radical as ever.
A story of a 16-year-old and her experimental theater troupe, Madeline’s Madeline is marred by the creative process of director Josephine Decker.
Esoteric Dance Project’s new program explores what makes us move the way we do.