The Nerdette Book Club unpacks Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki with book nerds Jenn Northington and Christina Orlando.
Culture & The Arts
Wondering about Chicago music, festivals, arts, theater and food? WBEZ brings together the best stories about Chicago’s arts and culture scene. Together with our music station, Vocalo 91.1, we explore the stories that make the second city a vibrant world-renowned cultural destination.
The Dave Chappelle and Netflix controversy sparked conversations on the ever-evolving world of stand-up comedy.
The former social worker developed a novel set of theater games used by the likes of Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and more.
Eating joyfully and celebrating Black owned restaurants — that’s one local blogger’s mission.
If life is feeling like the worst group project ever, don’t worry. We have not one but TWO guides to help you out using feminism and tarot.
Chicago’s City Council voted unanimously to preserve the historic two-flat building at 4339 S. Lake Park Ave in North Kenwood.
William Foster was the first Black director to make a film with an all-Black cast. But most people have never heard of him. This is his story.
Struggling to keep your houseplants alive? Help is here.
The historic stretch of Division Street will be renamed as part of a new state bill that designates cultural districts across the state.
WBEZ’s Mike Puente reports live from the Chicago Sky celebration at Millennium Park.