Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Jan 5, 2017
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  • Jan 5-11, 2017
  • Vol. 46, No. 13

Cover Story: American Theater Company’s fresh-faced artistic director Will Davis credits his gender transition with a creative awakening. Now the 33-year-old looks to turn the venerable North Center playhouse into a place of “wild theatricality.”

Music: Ben Burden blends hip-hop, R&B, and pushback against toxic masculinity. After an injury ended his soccer career , he came to Chicago to find his true self in music.

News & Politics: The economic causes of Chicago’s violence The city continues to pursue policies that advance inequity.

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