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Classic Chicago artists show support for JBTV legend

Classic Chicago artists show support for JBTV legend

March 15, 2019

For decades, JBTVlegend Jerry Bryant has been the key to the Chicago music scene, helping bands such as The Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day and Arctic Monkeys get exposure. On March 8 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., musicians and fa...

Folktales bring communities together in new audio drama

Folktales bring communities together in new audio drama

March 11, 2019

A trickster rabbit uses his wits and gumption to survive; a young woman navigates through a world filled with monsters; and Greek King of Ithaca Odysseus travels on five new adventures. These are all examples of stories recreated by the Make-Believe Association...

Unpacking New York Times reporter’s year of traveling

Unpacking New York Times reporter’s year of traveling

March 8, 2019

Among 13,000 applicantsfor one job, Jada Yuan was selected to become The New York Times’ inaugural 52 Places Traveler. She visited every destination that was on The Times’ “Places to Travel in 2018” list, publis...

Chai Tulani Afro Fest

Chai Tulani Afro Fest

March 4, 2019

Fat Tuesday: glazed with heritage

March 4, 2019

If Chicagoans want to take a dozen doughnuts to class or work Tuesday, they should start lining up now. Fat Tuesday, or “Paczki Day,” is March 5, and bakeries are busy preparing for this tasty Polish...

REVIEW: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ reflects highs and lows of ‘90s sitcom

REVIEW: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ reflects highs and lows of ‘90s sitcom

February 25, 2019

Strolling into a packed theater, an air of light-hearted anticipation fell on a crowd sporting “Friends” merchandise and clutching mixed drinks made for the show, rightfully named “How You Doin’?” aft...

Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

February 23, 2019

Showcasing the fun and excitement of live music for parties and events, the Bluewater Kings Band put on its free monthly show and played a wide range of music Feb. 20 at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave.The fr...

Skela brings Project 10 Tour to Schubas Tavern

Skela brings Project 10 Tour to Schubas Tavern

By Steven Nunez, Staff Photographer

February 18, 2019

The Handmade Market: One-stop shop for artist-made, ethically-sourced goods

The Handmade Market: One-stop shop for artist-made, ethically-sourced goods

February 16, 2019

For Chicagoans, the Handmade Market is a one-stop shop for handmade and ethically-sourced goods.The market is held at The Empty Bottle,   1035 N. Western Ave., which is generally a live-music venue, organizer Hea...

Women’s workspace to spread its ‘wings’

Women’s workspace to spread its ‘wings’

February 15, 2019

The Wing, a women-focused workspace, is set to open a Chicago location, its first in the Midwest, this year.The Wing has been active since October 2016 and has approximately 6,000 members in five location...

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