Spring into Festival SeasonWe can’t help but daydream about springtime in Chicago as we are being teased with glimpses of 60-degree weather, putting away the winter jackets, and smelling the flowers. Coming out of the winter cave, getting back into all of the Chicago events can be a hassle. Spring is the season that warms up Chicagoans and... Read more »
The Ruff Draft: An Album Chicagoans Should HearChicago music fans are always excited to hear fresh sounds and new beats. One of the freshest artists on the scene is Justin Ruff, who introduced his debut album, “The Ruff Draft,” at the Foundation Room in January. Ruff’s sound is a sensual blend of R&B, jazz, scat and pop music, one that Ruff describes... ...
How Adele Ruined the Holiday SpiritThis is a true story about the journey myself and countless other Chicagoans endured the day Adele tickets went on sale for her run of shows at the United Center. 12/16/2015, 9:24 a.m. I commented to my co-worker one morning, “Hey man, this may sound like a lame excuse, but I need to be by... Read more »
73rd annual Golden Globe Nominations announcedMOVIES Drama Carol Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant Room Spotlight Comedy or musical The Big Short Joy The Martian Spy Trainwreck Actor, drama Bryan Cranston , Trumbo Leonardo DiCaprio , The Revenant Michael Fassbender , Steve Jobs Eddie Redmayne , The Danish Girl Will Smith, Concussion Actress, drama Cate Blanchett , Carol Brie Larson... Read more »
Making Shakespeare New In ChicagoShakespeare is timeless, as is made evident each time the Bard’s words are adapted into a raunchy teen comedy or the loose structure for the plot of a video game. One group in Chicago has found a way to bring these classic plays to an audience that is normally forgotten by the traditional theatre scene.... Read more »