The Green Knight shines when it embraces the strange

Chicago Reader (Style) 8/2 5:30A Colleen Morrissey
But stumbles when it tries to stay too true to its source. The Green Knight is at its best when it’s at its weirdest. A24, with its reputation for visual sumptuousness and bold, unsettling...

How to Spend $400 at Afore

Chicago Magazine 8/2 3:22A Lynette Smith
A new line of beauty products by Chicago-based doctor to the stars Julius Few may trick Father Time into thinking you’re 21 again.

Fiesta del Sol, Free Street, and more

Chicago Reader (Style) 7/30 9:15A Kerry Reid
Upcoming events and recommendations for the next seven days Here’s a mix of online and in-person events and things to check out for the next seven days. Be good to yourself and others (because that's...

Five Peaceful Chicagoland Homes

Chicago Magazine 7/30 5:00A Whet Moser
Get an indoor pool in a swinging Brutalist house, a cabin with a horse barn by a forest preserve for under $500,000, or a midcentury modern woodland estate.

Lollapalooza 2021 Photos of the Stages & Crowds

Chicago Magazine 7/30 3:58A Lynette Smith
ICYMI, one of the world's largest music festivals is in Chicago this weekend. We’ll be at Lollapalooza all weekend long. You don't need to feel like you're missing out—check out the scene right here.

Ten favorites from the Cannes Film Festival 2021

Chicago Reader (Style) 7/29 8:25A Max Maller
This year’s selection included everything from a highly anticipated rock opera to compelling documentaries to an award-winning film featuring a character who lactates motor oil. It would be convenient...

Book It

Chicago Reader (Style) 7/29 7:08A Salem Collo-Julin
New books from Chicago authors and publishers A list of new and recently released books from Chicago authors or publishers, plus some books you might have missed when they first came out. MEMOIR…

Chicago’s Greatest Olympians

Chicago Magazine 7/29 3:16A Whet Moser
Tarzan, the inventor of the nylon bathing suit, a co-founder of the Congressional Black Caucus, and the first women's gold medalist in the 100 meter sprint are among the best athletes the city has ever produced.

Mourning Joe Cassidy of Butterfly Child

Chicago Reader (Style) 7/29 1:00A Steve Krakow
Irish dream-pop genius Joe Cassidy lived in Chicago for more than a decade and became a beloved part of our music scene. Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of...
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