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In some ways, Dorian's is just one more boutiquey bar and restaurant. But its record store and music bookings connect it to the neighborhood's 1990s... [Read More]
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They may have little name recognition and no campaign funds, but the regular people running for mayor are committed to making the city thrive. [Read More]
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Volume 48, Number 11... [Read More]
Tags: Print - December - issue
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Despite the update to a female cabdriver, the script's fundamental flaws remain unaddressed. [Read More]
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Otherworld Theatre presents a cozy, nourishing holiday story. [Read More]
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Dan gives advice to a couple on tumblr, a "free sexual woman," and the younger half of an age-gap couple, all dreading upcoming gatherings. [Read More]
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The 15 international selections use a variety of forms, from pencil to clay animation. [Read More]
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And just about anything can be an instrument—even the kitchen sink. [Read More]
Tags: Stomp - power - loudest
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Swiss-Congolese producer Soraya Lutangu, who records and performs as Bonaventure, makes music that sounds like a late-night Internet-surfing session fueled by sugar and adrenaline. "I... [Read More]
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Musician Ren Schofield has been making deranged sounds for years in projects such as noise-rock outfit Gang Wizard and challenging electronic collective Form a Log.... [Read More]
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Solo Sam started his rap career while playing NCAA Division 1 football for Valparaiso University, and the arts have long been in his DNA. His... [Read More]
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Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang played their first sunrise percussion concert in 1990. Timed to coincide with the winter solstice, the performance was an open... [Read More]
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On "Goldmember's Alchemy" Chicago rapper-singer L.A. VanGogh extols the value of labor, with lines arguing that the only way to attain riches yourself is to... [Read More]
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No matter where you're from, turning 60 feels significant, but in Japan they have a name for it. Kanreki signifies the start of a new... [Read More]
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As saccharine as holiday-themed foofoo can get, there's always a dark current beneath the tinsel—consider the tradition of Christmas ghost stories, for example. Chicago murder... [Read More]
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I was certain that Philadelphia musician Kurt Vile had shed all his weirdness as he grew older and his public profile lept from underground phenom... [Read More]
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When 19-year-old Shemekia Copeland exploded onto the blues scene in 1998 with Turn the Heat Up (Alligator), the reaction was immediate: adjectives like "sizzling," "storming,"... [Read More]
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Josefina Asconapé was born in Buenos Aires and began her career performing jazz standards and chansons in Paris. Now based in Chicago, her current style... [Read More]
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In a basement below Michigan Avenue, poetry turns into viruses and yeast into music. [Read More]
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS Vintage 1bd/1bath in Ravenswood avail now. Dishwasher, gas range, formal dining & living room. Heat and water included. Laundry in building, hardwood... [Read More]
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