Six of the city's finest hometown talents are showcased at this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
Chicago Blues Festival Picks
Music Guides. 06/07/2010.
The 2010 edition of the world's largest free blues festival keeps things close to home.
Second Time's The Charm
Throwing a festival ain't easy, as these first-timers found out last year. Here's how they say things will be different in 2010.
More Morels, Please
Dining Guides. 05/11/2010.
The elusive morel mushroom season is upon us, sprouting on menus in spades.
Record Store Day 2010
Music Guides. 04/13/2010.
As you hunt for limited-edition vinyl on Saturday, keep these Chicago-centric releases in mind.
Don't Mess With Who?
Music Guides. 03/06/2010.
We take a closer look at six rising Chicago stars heading to Texas for the annual South By Southwest fest.
The Revolution Will Be Brewed
Nightlife Guides. 02/19/2010.
Uncovering the evolution of Josh Deth's Revolution Brewing in Logan Square.
Tomorrow Never Knows 2010
Music Happenings. 01/06/2010.
Schubas' midwinter festival returns to give us a glimpse of this year's breakout bands.
The Mothman Cometh!
On The Scene. 10/26/2009.
NYC’s spontaneous-storytelling crew mines for voices in slam city.
You've Got the Blues
Everything you need to know about the 2009 Chicago Blues Festival.
South By Chicago
Music Happenings. 03/10/2009.
These Chicago bands hope to make a big impression at SXSW 2009, even if they have to use PB&J.
We Love Ya, Tomorrow!
Schubas' Tomorrow Never Knows festival covers new ground this year.
The Writing on the Wall
On The Scene. 10/02/2008.
Bridgeport is supposed to be the community of tomorrow. A mural painted on the wall of a local gallery tells a slightly different story.
Howard and the White Boys
Talkin' colorblind new-generation Chicago blues.
Arts and Words. 02/26/2007.
826CHI's executive director helps boost local youths' writing cred, one mustache at a time.
Music . 10/19/2006.
Making sense of this making-waves band.
Wax On Radio
Music . 09/04/2006.
Suburban prog rock philosophers get signed and talk existentialism.
Music . 08/22/2006.
The days of looking over his shoulder at New York are gone...and so is he.
Scotland Yard Gospel Choir
Music . 08/09/2006.
Finding the cheery pop song in utter despair.
Steve "Silk" Hurley
Music . 07/18/2006.
The "Remix King" talks about the triumphant homecoming of Chicago House.
Angel Melendez & the 911 Mambo Orchestra
Music . 07/01/2006.
The Mambo King of the Midwest laughs last.
Music . 06/20/2006.
Chicago punkers on having fun, dancing like a primate and looking stupid for Intonation.
Music . 04/21/2006.
Violin plucks from a plucky (and popular) artist.
Music . 01/16/2006.
This folksy weeping willow's got whip.