The rapper-dancer-performance poet rolls with the pandemic punches.
Going online opens more opportunities in this year’s festival.
The new exhibit explores caring in all forms and the emotional toll the act can take.
Jamil Khoury and Malik Gillani have been facing more than COVID closure.
Chicago high school seniors prepare for collegiate arts programs amid pandemic
Ornithologists have called the sandhill crane migration the most beautiful natural phenomenon in the United States.
Foursomes, threesomes, and what to do when the honeymoon phase ends
Chicago rapper Semiratruth impressed me with her 2019 EP I Don’t Wanna Have to Yell for You to Listen, where her sly lines springboard off rickety underground-style instrumentals and her expressive joy makes the grimiest beat shine like a diamond. On this month’s EP Yes! (Layaway), she’s found a great foil in Tre Johnson, whose […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Chema Skandal.
Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from, Pelican guitarist Dallas Thomas keeps the solo jams coming, and more.
“There is no other way forward”: reflecting on those who shaped them and the future they envision
Hinata Farms is a natural.
Channel that anxiety and put it to use, Democrats.
For more than two decades, singer and guitarist Matt Christensen has led Zelienople, a Chicago trio that explores the outer limits of slowcore by dismantling its melodies and song structures. Christensen focuses on similar territory in his solo work—at least, that’s the impression I get from what I’ve heard so far. His Bandcamp page features […]
Comedians rally to offer outdoor and indoor shows with a pandemic twist.