The Comedy Central series offers a nuanced, and incredibly funny, depiction of Englewood you won’t see on the news.
New releases and revivals
A Chilean skate park through the eyes of two dogs and a Black neighborhood in New Orleans
Six years along, the city’s only Haitian restaurant is going strong.
A two-night series at Steppenwolf gives Muslim artists a chance to reclaim their narratives.
Laugh Out Loud’s LA import can’t find the funny.
At Writers Theatre, Gary Griffin stages a rich and rewarding revival of the popular fairy-tale mash-up.
Theatre Y’s ambulatory production stretches over six hours and five miles—and it’s worth your time and effort.
Franklin A. Denison was no rabble-rouser, but the Bureau of Investigation said he sparked the 1919 race riot.
Douglas, Union, and Grant Parks have served as valued community centers for Chicago since the mid-1800s. Today, all three parks host thousands of attendees for popular private music festivals—Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, Pitchfork Music Festival, and Lollapalooza, respectively—taking on a different personality for one weekend each summer before returning to their treasured role as neighborly […]
A manifesto renouncing male-centered Get It Over With sex, and more.
Jillian Leff’s world premiere for Right Brain Project offers a fantasy version of the publishing world.
A gender-bending Catskills resort in 1962 takes center stage at Pride Films & Plays
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Jordan Reyes for his upcoming show at Cafe Mustache.
Asylum seekers who undergo medical exams as part of their legal case are more than twice as likely to be granted asylum as those who do not.