Dec 6, 2013
What's on the
Reader's Agenda for Friday, December 6
by Jillian Sandler
Do This, Arts, Tchaikovsky, Robert Joffrey, The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre, America, Tasting Table Open Market, Block 37, Nellcote, Bang Bang! Pie, Chicago Serbian Film Fest, Muvico Theatres, Rosemont
Jul 4, 2013
It's the Fourth of July, which is about a good a time as any to listen to a moving and gorgeous work in four parts.
by Leor Galil
12 O'Clock Track, Music, 12 O'Clock Track, Dan Deacon, USA, America, Millennium Park, Adult Swim, Crown Fountain, Dave Hughes, Video
Jan 23, 2013
Plus: Tree and Danny Brown talk collaboration, and the sunny Desert Soap launches a winter residency.
by J.R. Nelson and Leor Galil
Gossip Wolf, Humboldt Park, Teith, Pelican, Trevor de Brauw, Let's Pet, Migration Media, Empty Bottle, Yixi Nama, Josh Grubman, Don't Obfuscate Me, Danny Brown, Tree, Sunday School, Tree Featuring the City, Naledge, Project Mayhem, Vic Spencer, Primo Mendoza, Michael McSherry, Desert Soap, Bread, America, CSN, Hungry Brain, Charming People
Nov 21, 2012
Am I the only one who thinks you could switch a few nationalities in the new
Red Dawn and have a documentary of America's invasion of Afghanistan?
by Asher Klein
Crime, Shots Fired, Film, war, Red Dawn, invasions, America, Afghanistan, Drew Hunt, insurgency, Red Army, protest films
Arts & Culture,
Nov 1, 2012
Intellectuals and artists run roughshod over the city for 11 days
by Sam Worley
Festival, Chicago Humanities Festival, Nate Silver, America, Adam Hochschild, Tom Englehardt, Andrew Shyrock, Karen Ho, Wall Street, Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Apr 25, 2012
Rock revivalists accidentally revive an icky part of rock's past
by Miles Raymer
Gross, Music, Foxy Shazam, I Like It, Maura Johnston, Village Voice, Meat Loaf, Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, Andrew Ti, Yo Is This Racist?, racism, America, politics, fetishizing the other, Video
Nov 11, 2011
For better or worse, we all would rather handle nasty matters like child abuse in house.
by Michael Miner
Media, Sports, News Bites, News, The Atlantic, Kristina Shevory, the ACLU, Jon Burge, Chicago Tribune, Kevin Clarke, America, Penn State, Mike McQueary, Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Sep 8, 2011
An “American Band” serenades the hogs on 9/11. Plus: Tyson Torstensen of Ga’an and Magical Beautiful jumps on the podcast wagon, and Icy Demons main man Griffin Rodriguez returns to record Mike Reed’s Myth/Science Assembly
by Jessica Hopper and J.R. Nelson
Gossip Wolf, Grand Funk Railroad, Harley-Davidson, greasy ponytails, America, Ga'an, Tyler Torstensen, Magical Beautiful, Griffin Rodriguez, Shape Shoppe, Electrical Audio, Mike Reed, The Myth Science Academy, Icy Demons
Mar 22, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Reviled for his racist Civil War epic, film pioneer D.W. Griffith tried his hand at the American Revolution.
by J.R. Jones
Movie Review, D.W. Griffith, America, American Revolution, The Birth of a Nation, Huckleberry Finn, Intolerance, Hearts of the World, Broken Blossoms, Way Down East, Video
Aug 21, 2006
Two unlike peas in the continental pod?