OUTSIDERS: Zines, Samizdat, and Alternative Publishing explores the use of self-produced books and pamphlets to express individualized, unconventional, controversial, or prohibited messages. Topics covered range widely in historical and geographical terms, and the speakers will address the current state of self-publishing as well as its history.
When Rahm Emanuel takes over City Hall in May, the post-Daley era will officially begin! But how will official history treat the Mayor’s tenure? A good place to turn for answers is the Encyclopedia of Chicago.
Burlesque dancers from around the region converge in Minneapolis this weekend for the Best of Midwest Burlesk Festival. Chicago performers Ray Gunn, Rhonda Vous and Siren Jinx are among those shaking, shimmy-ing, twirling and teasing their way to glory.