Thom Yorke, Cendrillon, Danc(e)volve, and more picks selected by our culture critics
This month’s best art, music, theater, dance, festivals, and more, as picked by Chicago‘s critics.
Chicago solves the mystery.
See this year’s annual spectacle, running August 18 to 19, without having to brave the lakefront crowds.
Mike Payne of Byron’s gives us the three key elements that make up the perfect Chicago-style frank.
The Chicago Duck Derby, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the Fly Honey Show, and more
You won’t see these at Navy Pier.
The holiday falls on the bummerest of days this year, but there’s still time for a micro-weekend.
Giordano Dance Photo: Gorman Cook May 31–June 3 Festival Maifest Lincoln Square Chicago’s summer street fests are best enjoyed early in the season, before they become inescapable, and festival fatigue sets in. This German celebration toasts the arrival of summer with cold beer, dancing, and more lederhosen-clad septuagenarians than you can imagine. Details:Lincoln and Leland. … Read more
How wildlife biologists keep tabs on Chicago’s most unlikely (and adorable) animal population