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2016 Annual Ball Chicago Sinfonietta - 6/4/16 Photo by Chris Ocken Copyright 2016 -

Project Inclusion combats bias in classical music

September 19, 2016

The Chicago Sinfonietta’s Project Inclusion, which received the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions in May, will use the award to further its goal of bringing diversity to classica...

Employees and fans of Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits in Logan Square are getting ready to add a North Side location in Ravenswood to their dining plans sometime this May.

Bang Bang Pie gets slice of new location in Ravenswood

March 28, 2016

Chicagoans who enjoy savory and sweet pies from Bang Bang Pies & Biscuits in Logan Square will soon have a second location in Ravenswood dining.Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits is opening its second loc...

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...

CSO promotes discounted tickets in troubling times

By Emily Ornberg

November 12, 2012

According to an Oct. 17 article in the Chicago Tribune, the CSO has the most debt of all major symphonies in the country. With a projected deficit of $1.3 million for the 2012 fiscal year, approximately $373,000 more than FY 2011, the symphony could use a boost in sales.At its annual meeting Oct. 17, the CSO announced that it sold almost 382,000 tickets for 225 concerts, compared to 380,300 tickets for 212 concerts for the 20...

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