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The Reader’s comprehensive guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival

This year’s lineup captures the music’s proliferating diversity, with the Bad Plus, Anat Cohen, Erwin Helfer, Tarbaby, JD Allen, the Liberation Music Orchestra, and much more.

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Cover Story: Abolish the police? Organizers say it’s less crazy than it sounds. Grassroots groups around Chicago are already putting abolitionist ideas into practice.

Music: Streetwear company Trap House Chicago addresses gun violence.

Food & Drink: Mike Sula reviews Hanbun, a food-court stand in suburban Westmont where chef David Park makes Korean food magic.

The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago

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Laser Comedy Show Under the Gun Theater
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