Trifilio said creating her own fest has been a lifelong dream. The woman-forward indie lineup at the Salt Shed will feature The Beths, Charly Bliss and more.
The strikes among actors and writers aren’t just taking place in Hollywood. Hundreds of Chicagoans are also on the picket lines. We wanted to know what Chicago artists are fighting for and how they’re coping with being out of work for months. To find out, we talked to WBEZ reporter Esther Yoon-Ji Kang, who shares two stories from local artists.
Hayet Rida opened a boutique in Bucktown the same month that she was laid off from her corporate job. She documents her whirlwind year, and her business struggles and triumphs, to an eager audience on Instagram.
State Street was once a shopping mecca. A new panel unveils recommendations for how to get it back on the road to success.
Striking actors and writers in Chicago worry about money and artificial intelligence.
Her latest, ‘Tom Lake,’ is a cozy novel set on an idyllic cherry farm.
Aliens, paranormal activity and the plain old strange. All that and more!
“The Acid Rap Experience” installation at the WNDR Museum features kaleidoscopic lights, the rapper’s music and video footage that visitors can interact with.
School’s coming and summer is waning, but there’s still more to do, including a street party in Albany Park, the annual Dance for Life and free opera under the stars.