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This House Believes the American Dream Is at the Expense of the American Negro re-creates a debate that couldn't be more relevant to the time of #BlackLivesMatter.

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Erin Osmon writes about Black and Brown, a radical Chicago collective who throw a loud, inclusive party every summer that celebrates and supports queer, trans, and intersex people of color. In Food & Drink, Mike Sula recommends Devon Avenue buffet Mithai Restora and pits Mr. Brown's Lounge against Jerk Modern Jamican Grill in a jerk-off; the latest Key Ingredient finds Tim Graham of Travelle challenged to work with pineapple sage; and in an online feature, Julia Thiel reports on Whiskey Acres in DeKalb, the only distillery in the state making bourbon from grain grown on-site.

ON THE COVER: Service Bureau Headquarters, Inc. by Ania Jaworska, on display through January 31 as part of the artist's new solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago
The People Issue. 20 stories exploring what makes Chicago work.

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Performing Arts
Moby Dick Lookingglass Theatre Company
June 24
Galleries & Museums
Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Museum of Science and Industry
May 23

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