It's often been said that Chicago is a City of Neighborhoods - a city comprised of the traditions, cultures and characters of its many ethnic communities. Nowhere was that culture on better display than on election night Tuesday in the city's 50 wards.
The drama playing out right now within the Wisconsin legislature is what newshounds live for. There's a meaty political issue to research, there are people in the streets protesting in Madison, but the most exciting part is all the lawmakers on the lam.
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan couldn't have more different musical pedigrees. She was a founding member of twee-pop titans Belle and Sebastian. He was the frontman of melodic grunge band Screaming Trees.
Intrepid readers know that we got Canadian superstars Tegan and Sara to perform a few songs for us last summer. We've already posted videos of "The Ocean" and "Back In Your Head." Today we drop our last song from that afternoon (and wish it were still that warm outside).
Plenty of virtual ink has been spilled about Superchunk's first album in almost a decade. DeRo reviewed it, Hit It Or Quit It talked with Mac and Jessica Hopper wondered what it means to take a victory lap without selling out.
Native American legend, mythology, and biblical undertones are woven into Halcyon Theatre's epic "Trickster." The show, writen and directed by Halycon' artistic director Tony Adams, revolves loosely aroudn survival and features a large and diverse cast. Dueling Critics, Jonathan
For a moment, we here in Chicago are setting aside our pending athletic contest with Seattle this Sunday. That's right: no urban football, NFL playoff rivalries here. For the next four minutes Chicago can get down with Seattle. Why?