Is a virtual arts degree worth it?

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/30 7:50A Emma Oxnevad
Chicago high school seniors prepare for collegiate arts programs amid pandemic For Vincenza Handzel, a senior at Jones College Prep, dancing isn't just a hobby—it's a passion. She began dancing at the...

The comeback crane

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/30 5:50A Sophie Lucido Johnson
Ornithologists have called the sandhill crane migration the most beautiful natural phenomenon in the United States. …

Skulls support self-publishing on the gig poster of the week

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/30 1:00A Salem Collo-Julin
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Chema Skandal. On this week's gig poster, a party skull says hello to October—and to the fifth edition of ZINEmercado, an independent zine...

Bring on the Fall Vibes

Sequins and Stripes 9/29 10:00P Liz
Shop the look: Everlane Cashmere Sweater Dress (wearing a small), Leatherology Bag , Plaid Scarf (old), Vince Camuto Boots (old) We woke up to 47 degree temperatures here in Chicago which means we...

Black artistic leaders take charge at several Chicago theaters

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/29 10:00A Sheri Flanders
"There is no other way forward": reflecting on those who shaped them and the future they envision Chicago theater is in the midst of a historic transition, with COVID throwing companies into financial...

Rachel Kimura goes all in on Japanese farming

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/29 9:55A Mike Sula
Hinata Farms is a natural. Rachel Kimura conducted more than a few experiments during the first growing season on her 1/8-acre Hinata Farms.…


Helen Berkun 9/29 8:56A Helen Berkun
Last weekend it was K s 9th Birthday and per usual I was wrecking my brain as to what to do for her Birthday. Times have surely changed and we are knee deep in a global pandemic. However celebrating...

It’s OK to laugh again

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/29 5:30A Ariel Parrella-Aureli
Comedians rally to offer outdoor and indoor shows with a pandemic twist. A few weeks ago, on one of the first chilly nights, I sat in the grass wearing a mask and watched my first live comedy show in...

Charlie is 5!

Sequins and Stripes 9/29 3:32A Liz
Happy 5th Birthday to our Charlie!! This sweet boy is the greatest gift in our lives. He is the most enthusiastic, loving, passionate, hilarious and sweet son. He loves to make people smile, loves to...

Rest in power to Chicago hip-hop’s first breakout artist

Chicago Reader (Style) 9/28 12:15P Leor Galil
In 1991, Black A.G. made it onto TVs all over the country with the Quicksilver Cooley production “No Typa Drugdeala.” As hip-hop culture spread throughout the U.S. in the late 80s and early 90s, a...
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