The International Cat Association (TICA) presents Chicago: Feline Infurno, the 41st annual cat show hosted by TICA and a chance to view at least 400 registered cats ready for judging (yes, it’s usually the other way around, but at a cat show, people judge the cats). Rare breeds like the Lykoi (also known as the […]
“Video Brain Blender” gave me an experience I couldn’t have replicated at home, and that’s exactly what I missed about going to the movies throughout the pandemic.
Looking to fill your dance card? Here’s some events and activities to consider this weekend and beyond. FRI 12/10 The Japanese Arts Foundation is teaming up with the Logan Theatre to present Tekkonkinkreet. Also known as Black & White, the movie is based on a manga series of the same name that follows a pair […]
During the loneliest stretches of pandemic isolation, when I spent ages eternal locked in my studio apartment eating canned chili and descending into my most feral state, I missed a lot of things. Thrift stores. Dinner parties. Riding the el. But the thing I missed with the most startling acuity, as if a vital organ […]
In a show of racial unity, Latinx artists across Chicago have spent the summer contributing their talents to the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020.
Upcoming events and distractions from our listings coordinator
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Chema Skandal.
How Chicago zinemakers are adapting to the pandemic
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
A journalist turns her breakup into art and politics with a breakup zine.
The Humboldt Park institution has taken an unconventional approach to being a “city library,” and it’s only growing more ambitious.
CHI PRC celebrates Chicago’s rich history of punk and hardcore, supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux hold a march and fund-raiser in Pilsen, and more.
Permanent Records celebrates its odds-defying tenth anniversary, Comfort Station hosts the inaugural ZINEmercado festival, and more.
Chicago’s own art book fair and objects shop is back for a second year.
Even in death, street artist Brooks Golden continues to make a mark on Chicago.