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DJ Mustard's lean, mean ratchet party 10 Summers and 14 more record reviews

Ten Reader writers dig into a cornucopia of new music, including Pallbearer's stately, mournful doom, Willis Earl Beal's raw, mystical antipop, and Jack Ruby's staggeringly savage no wave.
Our guide to summer, 110 days of events plus: Alfresco dining, Music festivals, Beer gardens & patios, Craft beer events, Farmers' markets, Fairs & festivals

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What makes Chicago work. The People Issue

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Brianna Wellen gives a behind-the-scenes look at iO's cavernous new "dream theater." Also in Arts & Culture, Tony Adler is keen on the offerings at Steppenwolf's First Look Rep, Zac Thompson recommends the Hypocrites' All Our Tragic, and in Film, J.R. Jones has high praise for John Michael McDonagh's Calvary.
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago

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Performing Arts
First Look Repertory Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Merle Reskin Garage Theatre
July 31

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