The owners of Pilsen Community Books now have a second store downtown.
Volume 47, Number 9
The New York-based Tasting Collective brings its communal “chef-led dining events” to Chicago in December.
Chef Lee Wolen opens the season in the Gold Coast at Boka Restaurant Group’s latest.
Perhaps no local fan base is more loyal than that of the Bears. But what has the so-called pride and joy of Illinois done in three decades to deserve such devotion?
Thirty years after Harold Washington’s death, a newly unearthed trove of documents reveals the early stages of his transformation into the insurgent who’d become the first (and still only) black man elected mayor of Chicago.
South-side school Horace Mann Elementary is holding a fund-raiser to supplement its small budget and keep its band marching.
Also, how Mayor Rahm Emanuel benefits from Luis Gutierrez stepping down as congressman.
The best best box sets of 2017 include 11 CDs from David Bowie’s Berlin period, 529 tracks of live vintage country from Louisiana Hayride, Roland Kayn’s 14-hour electronic masterwork, and the most complete portrait yet of Hüsker Dü’s early years.
James Franco spoils the magical ineptitude of Tommy Wiseau’s enduring cult movie.
The writer-director of Lady Bird was hiding in plain sight.
Five Chicago-based artists have invited out-of-town guests for a series of joint performances.
The venerable folk-music school shares stories from its own colorful history.
The local film organization will present four site-specific screenings in December as changes are made to their State Street location.
University of Chicago Press issues Movies That Mattered, a follow-up to the longtime Reader staffer’s 2011 book When Movies Mattered.