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Trevor Hall is currently on his A Night In The Village Tour coming to Evanston SPACE Feb. 23–24

Trevor Hall is all about ‘simple qualities’

February 19, 2018

Trevor Hall is a man of mysticism. Born on an island in South Carolina and penning his first album at 16, Hall is passionate about music and his conduit for healing the Earth and the human spirit. His s...

Agnes Obel shatters Chicago with “Citizens of Glass” album

Danish singer-songwriter returns to Chicago to perform her new album

By Kendrah Villiesse

March 27, 2017

Originally unsure about whether her music was good enough, Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel is proving that hard work and perseverance can lead to success by returning to North America to perform h...

New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

November 28, 2016

The Kennedy Expressway is gaining an additional traffic lane near Cumberland and Harlem avenues to ease traffic congestion, according to state officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation in...


Biggest Mouth erupts with heart and soul

April 25, 2016

The soulful hip-hop duo ConSoul took first place and unleashed its feel-good energy, performing for the 421-person crowd at the 12th annual Biggest Mouth battle of the bands competition at the Metro, 373...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

The Alliance for Community Services shout ‘tax the rich, break up the banks

February 1, 2016

The Alliance for Community Services held a protest Jan. 26 in front of Bank of America at Lawrence & Broadway because Illinois is pouring millions of dollars into banks, which they say allows the 1 p...

Young Patriots’ notes from the underground resurface

JOIN Poster

By Arts & Culture Editor

October 27, 2014

The Young Patriots Organization, a Chicago political group from the 1960s, is resurfacing in the city after years of invisibility.Originally based in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, the organization,...

Discount Megamall, located at 2500 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Mega Mall reconstruction may give residents more options

September 8, 2014

Logan Square’s Discount Mega Mall may be redeveloped after Terraco Real Estate Development and Management submitted a proposal to bring a large grocery store, fitness center and other small retail s...

Noisy roots, new routes

Virtuoso guitarist Ryley Walker has hardcore punk and free jazz roots but in the last five years has expanded to folk music, weaving together an ethereal fingerstyle with organic improvisation. His debut solo album, All Kinds of You, is scheduled for release April 15. 

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 7, 2014

First known as an active member of Chicago’s chaotic noise-jazz scene, 24-year-old singer/songwriter Ryley Walker put aside his effects pedals in favor of the simplicity of his own voice and acoustic gui...

Athlete Profile: Chelsea Lemon

Athlete Profile: Chelsea Lemon

By Copy Editor

April 7, 2014

Chelsea Lemon, one of the co-captains of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s dance team, led the Saluki Shakers to the Universal Dance Association’s national competition in Orlando last year....

Andrew Small (middle) studied music at Yale University and is now touring with Jayme Stone. 

Canadian banjoist brings folk to Chicago

March 3, 2014

Jayme Stone is proof there is still a place for traditional folk music in the modern world. Although it is encouraging that folk has found its way into pop music with the help of bands like Mumford & ...

Honey and Buffalo

Second act trumps Honey and Buffalo

February 17, 2014

An experimental, string-heavy, folk-country group, Honey and Buffalo, tried its best but didn’t quite mesh in the intimate setting of Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., on a frigid February week...

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