I've never literally hugged a tree, but I've sure spent a lot of time in, under and especially falling out of them. And I gotta say I love 'em - whether they're inspiring one of the greatest bands of all time or just getting badass in The Lord of the Rings movie series (oh yeah, I'm a
One of our picks this weekend got me thinking that we're living in a real Beat Generation kind of a moment. See, Saki record store is having its first Musical Wine Tasting this Saturday night. They're billing it as an event that both embraces the essentials of St.
Local improv troupe "Baby Wants Candy" performs a musical inspired by President Barack Obama and GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney - from WBEZ on Vimeo.Tensions over Iran’s nuclear capacity have led to threats of (if not a full-on move to) a military attack, which in turn have many pon
So a couple of weekends ago I wound up feeling like a real doofus. Regular listeners may recall one of Weekender's picks in early February was the Flynt Flossy/Turquoise Jeep show at Reggie's Rock Club in the South Loop.
These are the days of hearts and flowers for many people. How would we get through the dull hours of February without scads of chocolate, cinnamon hearts and frilly cards?!Me, I’ve got my mind on a different, less pretty topic: death. Honestly I’m not the morbid type.