Weed is legal in Illinois, but expunging records and freeing prisoners remains complicated.
With 41 pieces flagged as potentially problematic, the city seeks input about next steps.
The Jefferson Park EXP concert series brings a wild diversity of sounds to a neighborhood library—and to the Internet.
The third release by Gustavo Cortiñas, Desafío Candente (“Incandescent Defiance”), is an epic set of jazz and spoken word inspired by Las Venas Abiertas de Latinoamérica (“The Open Veins of Latin America”), an iconic series of historical essays by Uruguayan author and poet Eduardo Galeano. The Chicago-based drummer and composer invited more than 30 musicians […]
There are billions of reasons that have nothing to do with education to keep the schools under mayoral control.
This week’s featured gig poster was created for the Delta Bombers’ current tour by graphic designer Jason Lonon, aka Death-Ray Design.
A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID, country cat Lawrence Peters leads a workshop for aspiring record collectors, and more.
Go to the Body explores healing, justice, and what it actually looks like to protect Black women.
I’m so angry. Was he just closeted and wasting my time?
Fauvely front woman Sophie Brochu has built a creative life working with the warm, distorted tones of shoegaze; for much of the 2010s, she explored the style’s indie-pop possibilities in Chicago five-piece Videotape, and she’s helped push amps to their breaking points as part of the live lineup for Scott Cortez’s wall-of-sound project Astrobrite. Brochu […]
After several pandemic pivots and herd immunity on the horizon, local movie theaters and film programs are returning to business not-quite-as-usual.
Ghostlight Ensemble’s online festival celebrates overlooked women playwrights.
Two local women entrepreneurs entering the cannabis industry are bringing holistic wellness, better access, and equity to the game.
This common condition affects more people than we think. We shouldn’t ignore it anymore.
Fifty-six freely downloadable in-store tapes hosted by the Internet Archive include the soundtracks of 30-year-old Bluelight Specials.