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Florian Zeller’s drama is a brilliant exploration of dementia, pain, and vulnerability.
Finding forgotten relics is never that simple.
After saxophonist Archie Shepp became known in the 1960s as a fierce musical and political voice in what was then called the avant-garde, he charted a different path. In 1977, Shepp recorded a collection of traditional spirituals (and one jazz standard) in a duet session with pianist Horace Parlan titled Goin’ Home, which is as […]
Nearly six months after dozens of people came forward with allegations, the religious school has made few moves—and isn’t talking.
This year’s lineup offers a smorgasbord of online options; plus honoring Felicia P. Fields and remembering Edward S. Weil Jr. and Sally Banes
John Carpenter is a master of thrills. The legendary filmmaker and composer unnerves and titillates by fusing sight and sound—how the light catches a blade or outlines a breast, for instance, and the way heartbeat rhythms drive his bare synths. Because Carpenter’s horror and sci-fi movies establish a visual and emotional vocabulary for his music, […]
Blues patriarch Big Daddy Kinsey had three sons who played together as the Kinsey Report.
Alderman Ed Burke finally tells the truth about the budget games that mayors play.
Mogwai have never presented themselves as a sentimental band, but the (mostly) instrumental Scottish postrock group are leaning into nostalgia to commemorate their 25th year: they’re releasing their tenth studio album, As the Love Continues, almost exactly a quarter-century after their debut single, “Tuner” b/w “Lower.” Though the new record explores novel musical channels of […]
ESS’s Option music salon returns for spring with Jim O’Rourke, and Chicago rappers Saint Ripley and Osa North level up on new releases.
Artist Brandon Breaux’s Instagram project highlights his peers, mentors, collectors, friends, and more throughout Black History Month.
Cannabis tour company Chi High Tours wants to make Chicago the cannabis place to be.
As Chicago Recovery Alliance feuds, overdoses spike.
Were these just sexy coping mechanisms?