The monthlong fest provides plenty of opportunities for discovery.
Egypt and anime come together in one woman’s style.
The current book obsessions of Reader digital managing editor Karen Hawkins and author, visual artist, and educator Xandria Phillips.
The Ben Joravsky Show returns, streaming live Tuesday through Friday on the websites of the Reader and the Chicago Sun-Times.
Despite the black exodus from Chicago, black artists are thriving and tell a story with a common thread: the city provides comfort and inspiration.
Monkey Wrench host Arish Singh and collaborator Basim Usmani on political comedy, Trump, and why you can’t trust white liberals.
Wok this way to a subcontinental chicken wing that demands your respect.
Shannon O’Neill’s drama is a true Irish blessing.
The Hyde Park-raised artist wants to put his own spin on depicting the black experience.
Illinois law still incentivizes cops to take people’s stuff
Nadine Labaki’s drama is almost too much realism to bear.
The pizza’s almost gone here in the Reader newsroom, and you know what that means—election results are starting to come in. Finally! It’s been a long road, hasn’t it? So many memories. Someday we’ll look back on this time and pine for a text message from Paul Vallas that we definitely never gave out our […]