Chicago Guide

September 2011

3 years
ago

Top 5 Things to Do This Week

The week is short. Play hard: The Goodman sees Red … the Backyard Film & Music Fest returns, with booze … the future of jazz comes to town … an expat artist spills her weekend plans … plus, three don’t-miss freebies from week 1 of Chicago Artists Month

3 years
ago

Bird. Staples. Prekop.

What to do this week: Mavis Staples and Andrew Bird blow out the Hideout’s candles … The Sea and Cake’s Sam Prekop spills his weekend plans … the Decemberists’ Colin Meloy gets even wordier … plus, free jazz, free Muti, free museums

3 years
ago

Find Your Own Brilliant Corners

What to do this week: The Pulitzer-winning Clybourne Park opens at Steppenwolf … two exhibits spotlight Bertrand Goldberg … a carnival of a music fest lands in West Town … Ald. Scott Waguespack goes for a bike ride (or three)

3 years
ago

Hypocrites, Manu Chao, Kevin Coval

What to do this week: The complete four-hour Sophocles … getting to know Manu Chao … how to win free theatre tickets … and more