by Tosten Burks
Thai Festival takes over Federal Plaza today until Friday to celebrate and showcase the culture's boxing, dancing, music, fashion, and of course, food.
At this one-time-only event, Art Encounter takes a bus tour through Bronzeville to get an inside view of visual art on the south side. Visit sculptor Milton Mizenberg in his home, Nigerian artist Dayo Laoye in his studio, and the South Side Community Art Center.
When veteran Chicago rapper Psalm One released a new EP last month titled Free Hugs, it was under the alias Hologram Kizzie—bold, to change personae a decade into a career. The emcee headlines tonight at Township.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.