Chicago Guide

December 2010

4 years
ago

Five Picks for New Year’s

Our top five for New Year’s Eve: No plans? No problem. We’ve rounded up big nights out of all stripes, with tickets still available.

4 years
ago

Oh, the Places Yule Go!

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Get a breath of bracing air at the Arb . . . take Dad for a beer at the Hideout . . . compare Maxwell Street Torahs and tacos . . . plus, what the director of the Gene Siskel Film Center is doing this weekend

4 years
ago

S’Wonderful Life

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Kurt Elling, The Bad Plus, and Willie Pickens save (Christmastime) jazz. . . . Sing your own heart out at the Music Box. . . . Plus, what the Waco Brothers’ Jon Langford is doing this weekend

4 years
ago

Woolf Bait

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Tracy Letts and Amy Morton sink their fangs into Albee . . . John Waters puts the kitsch back in Christmas . . . the Best New Artist grammy nom Esperanza Spalding splits a swinging bill with Regina Carter . . . 24 hours of sleep-deprived hilarity, courtesy of The Second City . . . plus, a freebie with free beer

4 years
ago

Mister Roger’s Neighborhood

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Peter Sagal takes a seat on the Interview Show couch (finally) . . . seasons greetings, Halloween-style . . . Sun Records’ Sonny Burgess, times two . . . plus, what the Byrds frontman Roger McGuinn is doing this weekend

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