Americans for the Arts wants you to speak up, now.
How soon is “too soon” when you’re living through it?
On March 20, Bandcamp responds to the pandemic by giving up its cut so that all your money supports musicians. Here are six local acts to start with.
Cameron Esposito looks back on her defining moments in the memoir Save Yourself.
Here’s how to donate.
My blood pressure shot up Saturday when I read the Sun-Times story about Saint Patrick’s Day partiers, and I got particularly irked by the quote from a health professional who refused to let a pandemic get in the way of his binge drinking. The concept of social distancing isn’t all that radical in the face of uncertain […]
How does the Reader cover the coronavirus? It’s a question we started asking ourselves late last week as the city and state stepped up their responses—and the cancellation, postponement, and closure notices started pouring in from the entities we love most. What would signature Reader coverage of a global pandemic look like? And what role […]
How Chicagoans, from creatives to nonprofit staff, are being affected by the novel coronavirus—and what we can all do to help
Carlo Mirabella-Davis’s film explores the horrors of reality.
Advice for these uncertain and anxious times
As the curtain falls on live performance, museums and performing arts groups scramble to adapt online.
This week’s featured gig poster was created for the Federal Music Project of the Works Project Administration, most likely designed by artist Ralph Graham in 1937.
Current musical obsessions of sound artist and performer Andy Slater, DJ Hannah Viti, and Reader listings coordinator Salem Collo-Julin
Tennessee Williams’s oft-revised story delivers to arresting effect with Theatre L’Acadie.
Bobby Conn’s new album confronts the cruel delusion of “self-help,” Matt Jencik and Whitney Johnson team up as Deep Space Duo, and more.