Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Jan 4, 2018
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  • Jan 4-10, 2018
  • Vol. 47, No. 13

Cover Story: Stories from Chicago’s favorite rock ’n’ roll clusterfuck. Ian’s Party is a music festival, yes, but it’s run mostly by volunteers—which helps it feel like a community, not a branding exercise. Culture: Amazon won’t save the Thompson Center, but Nathan Eddy might . The Berlin-based documentary filmmaker hopes to rescue a building in danger of destruction. LGBTQ: Pioneering gay bathhouse Man's Country closed after 44 years. Here's what happened on its last crazy night.

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