Ghosts, cryptids, and Chicago

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Ghosts, cryptids, and Chicago

The Otherworld podcast explores the city’s stranger side.
by Megan Kirby | Read more

Ready to rock

Citadel’s Airness provides lighthearted escapism.

by Sheri Flanders | Read more →

The broken double helix of pain
Last Night and the Night Before is a powerful portrait of family ties in crisis.

by Kelly Kleiman Read more →

‘Inform, energize, and engage’

The creators of Doc10 Film Festival encourage locals to attend this year’s nonfiction showcase and bring the lessons they learned back to their communities.

by Maxwell Rabb Read more →

Review: Personality Crisis: One Night Only

This music documentary starring David Johansen finds its success by living in the moment.

by Dmitry Samarov Read more →

First Tuesdays with Ben & Maya

On Tuesday, May 2, join senior Reader writer Ben Joravsky and Maya Dukmasova at The Promontory, located at 5311 South Lake Park Avenue West for “First Tuesdays” beginning at 6:30 PM. 

They’ll chat with Alderpersons Jeanette Taylor (20th Ward) and Maria Hadden (49th Ward) about the City Council reorganization, and what to expect from Chicago’s legislators in the era of Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson. 


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Apr. 20 – May 3, 2023
Vol. 52, No. 14

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