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Weyes Blood to give Chicago ‘front row seat’

Weyes Blood to give Chicago ‘front row seat’

October 31, 2016

Natalie Mering, known by her stage name Weyes Blood, performs “the folk music of the near future,” according to her Bandcamp marketing page. Subtle synthesizer elements, combined with piano, drums and a...

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

May 9, 2016

Iowa native Christopher Ford began writing music 10 years ago as a way to express emotional experiences.Known for his boisterous, comedic and improvisational live performances and raw lyrics, Ford—better-known as Ch...

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...

Esposito called ‘future of comedy’

Esposito called ‘future of comedy’

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

November 24, 2014

Standup comedian Cameron Esposito’s life changed forever on the night of Oct. 3, 2013.After nailing her short set during her first televised standup performance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Fer...

Underground dining pops up in Chicago

By Matt Watson

April 24, 2011

For four nights, Logan Square Kitchen, 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave., was transformed into an elegant dining room, where patrons were treated to a five-course meal by a collaboration of chefs from restaurants around the city. Main courses included pheasant, venison and lamb, with a choice of pineapple crumble or tapioca pudding topped with mint cilantro syrup for dessert.The event was over as quickly as it began, becoming a memory f...

Veterans speak out

By WilliamPrentiss

March 14, 2010

U.S. Army Reserve Sgt.  Alex Villatoro’s words cast a silence over the crowd gathered in The Hideout. Villatoro has been called to serve in Afghanistan for his third deployment. He shared with the audience that he is against the Iraq and Afghanistan war, but a part of them.Villatoro is a member of the Iraq Veterans against the War, the organization that hosted the event at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., on March 8. H...

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