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Revenge of the Boobs: The Resurgence of Burlesque in Chicago

  Packed with classic rock legends, sci-fi sweethearts and a taste of tradition with nipple tassels, feather boas and bawdy humor abound, the Chicago burlesque scene is embracing new forms of neo-burlesque to… Continue reading

The Persistence of Invention Review

Massive mountain-esque rock formations stand tall against a seemingly arbitrary assortment of equipment: a gun doubled as a pipe, an architect’s drawing compass and ruler, and a stop-watch-like time recorder. At first glance,… Continue reading

OhNo!Doom brings the “Belligerent & Numerous”

With a hodge-podge of monstrous-looking toys and walls of colorful, out-there art, OhNo!Doom (ON!D) is an eye-catching space on Milwaukee Avenue that serves as one part gallery, one part collective and one part… Continue reading

Argo Movie Review ★★★★

With a plot so outrageous it seems it could only be fabricated by Hollywood, “Argo” tells the crazy-but-true story of a CIA mission to rescue six US embassy employees during the Iran hostage… Continue reading

Catch up with DJ Ben Step

Over the past year, electronic dance music made its way out of hiding in German night clubs to the mainstream of America–so much so that it earned itself a stadium-sized festival of its… Continue reading

Attend the Tale of Danny Tanner: A Full House Musical

“A home is a house that is clean,” sings Rob Speer as super-dad turned psychopath Danny Tanner while wiping the blood of a slain drunk driver away from his knife. This is definitely… Continue reading

“Creature Feature” Exhibit Preview

Whimsical beasts and fanciful creatures take over the canvas in this upcoming exhibit from Humboldt Park boutique One Strange Bird. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 6-9 pm,… Continue reading

The Mindy Project Review

Whether you’ve watched her as Kelly Kapoor on “The Office,” picked up her book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), or followed her outrageously hilarious tweets on Twitter, there is no denying… Continue reading

Growing Home Expands Urban Farming in Englewood

By Amanda Boleman In the midst of honking horns and littered streets, vegetables grow along with the people harvesting them. Urban farming has been on the rise in the past decade, working to… Continue reading

Shepherd’s Hope Alleviates Food Insecurity in Englewood

By Amanda Boleman and Kendall Knysch When Brian Anderson first started transforming 5732 S. Lowe from a standard Englewood home into Shepherd’s Hope Food Pantry in September 2008, neighbor DeMarco Johnson warned him… Continue reading