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Fall Theater & Arts preview 2023
Celebrating Chicago’s cultural past and present at the Fine Arts Building
A seasonal preview of LGBTQ+ theater
Jenny Magnus on 35 years with Curious Theatre Branch
At least 15 people have died in 2023 while detained at Cook County Jail; family members and advocates cite a lack of transparency from the sheriff’s office.
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival premiers an intimate documentary of a former Chicago chef’s rise.
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This autumn, Cinema/Chicago presents the 59th Chicago International Film Festival.
A young theater artist searches for Gary Tucker and the Godzilla Rainbow Troupe.
“Giving people that fly-on-the-wall perspective on what it’s like to be in the scene is really interesting to me. That’s the visual language I’m trying to develop.”
Bronzeville’s Roberts Temple Church of God In Christ was the location for Emmett Till’s 1955 funeral.
Tickets for nonmoving violations plague Chicago drivers; a class-action lawsuit and a relief program may provide hope.
For neither the first nor the last time, Chicago became a refuge for political dissidents fleeing Chile’s authoritarian rule. But while some activists opened the doors of the Second City, others plotted policies to fortify the regime.
This year’s cohort is made up of six journalists who will be mentored by journalists and media professionals
A thyroid expert reconsiders 50 years of dogma.
One Chicago chemistry professor cast the lone vote against revoking the father of the atomic bomb’s security clearance.
Chicago’s LGBTQ+ international film festival celebrates its 41st year with stories of found family, gay disco, bigoted parasitic worms, and more.
Kenneth Branagh’s newest Agatha Christie adaptation is a waste of potential.
Despite its confusing placement in the Conjuring franchise,
The Nun II is a surprisingly fun time.
The Volume Gallery exhibition connects past, present, and future through reverent design.
Chicagoans discuss their summer lit picks and map out neighborhood readership trends.
Enrich Chicago releases its first racial equity report; Jackalope hops over to a new home.
Three Crows’s production of
The Beauty Queen of Leenane takes us back to where Martin McDonagh began.
Shattered Globe’s revival of Arthur Miller’s tragedy is gut-punchingly good.
Plus: Rapper Matt Muse ends a four-year gap between major releases with two EPs this summer, including the brand-new
So Far, So Decent.
The To-Do: a curated list of things to do and events to check out in Chicago
A summer project for a
Reader writer reveals how minor league baseball—and the people who see themselves in it—measure success
Check out the veteran chefs’ sauce-soaked, soigné menu for the
Reader’s weekly chef pop-up at Ludlow Liquors
Jordan Wimby gives love to the Black bake sale at the
Reader’s weekly chef pop-up at Ludlow Liquors.
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