Plus: Mako Sica hold a benefit to push back against cycling deaths, and the Dark Matter Series returns to Elastic with two events about dance music.
by J.R. Nelson on December 6, 2016
Plus: SAIC assistant professor Seth Kim-Cohen on why it’s not time for pretty songs, Reader writer Peter Margasak on the epitome of Memphis roots music, and more
by Peter Margasak on November 29, 2016
Plus: Weirdo dance night Hot on the Heels celebrates ten years at Danny’s, and hip-hop writer Ben Westhoff talks west-coast rap at Volumes.
by J.R. Nelson on November 29, 2016
Sat., Dec. 10, 3 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 11, 3 p.m.
Symphony Center - Loop
Sat., Dec. 10, 3 p.m.
ChiTown Futbol - Pilsen/Little Village
Sat., Dec. 10, 8 p.m.
Beat Kitchen - Roscoe Village
by Peter Margasak on December 9, 2016 at 2:00PM
by Kevin Warwick on December 8, 2016 at 4:00PM
by Leor Galil on December 8, 2016 at 12:00PM
by Leor Galil on December 7, 2016 at 12:00PM
by Steve Krakow on December 6, 2016 at 2:38PM
Plus: The Music Box screens an underappreciated Prince movie, the Chosen Few DJs honor a bygone house-music club, and more.
by J.R. Nelson on November 22, 2016 at 5:30PM
Reviews of new releases by Bleach Party, Coaster, Fake Limbs, Lala Lala, Strawberry Jacuzzi, and Swimsuit Addition
by Leor Galil on November 16, 2016 at 11:00AM
Plus: Quimby’s hosts a talk on documenting DIY culture, and supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux hold a march and fund-raiser in Pilsen.
by J.R. Nelson on November 15, 2016 at 4:30PM
Plus: Bow & Hammer violinist Kathryn Satoh on a classical piano duo that plays Taylor Swift, Reader music editor Philip Montoro on a record so evil it’s almost funny, and more.
by Philip Montoro on November 15, 2016 at 2:00PM
This restless rapper, poet, and actor has helped bridge cultural and racial divides in Chicago’s DIY scene on his way to bigger stages.
by Lee V. Gaines on November 9, 2016 at 5:20PM