Chicago Guide

November 2010

4 years
ago

Weekend Staples

Our top five picks for things to do this week: We give thanks for Mavis Staples, Frankie Knuckles, and our favorite new Chicago band, Gold Motel … plus, a feeding frenzy at the Brookfield … Patti Smith, National Book Award winner … and what Broadway bigwig Gary Griffin is doing this weekend

4 years
ago

Larger Than Life

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Anna Nicole at the opera . . . The Frames at 20 . . . literature’s A-list sister act at DuSable . . . plus, Deb Sokolow’s weekend plans

4 years
ago

Mmm. Drama.

Our top five picks for things to do this week: Urban Theater Company has dinner on the brain . . . the other Homer hits A Red Orchid . . . Breakbone dances about architecture . . . plus, what Scrooge will be doing this weekend when he doesn’t have a Labradoodle on his lap

4 years
ago

Oh, the Humanities!

Our top five picks for things to do this week: French New Wave comes alive . . . The 1900s play a free in-store gig . . . an emerging artist boggles the mind . . . plus, our pick for music to ward off winter and more