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  • Sonnenzimmer continues to rise in Chicago art world

    Sonnenzimmer continues to rise in Chicago art world
    Just off Irving Park Road in North Center, on one of those lonesome industrial strips where the bricks and mortar blend effortlessly with the overcast Chicago afternoon, there is a building you cannot enter, you are not invited to visit and you would probably not go to anyway. Literally and metaphorically. It is a petri dish of tasteful avant-garde, a former photo album factory downsized and divvied into so many artisan studios that it has become a microcosm of 21st-century Chicago hipsterdom. In one corner, you find the independent CHIRP Radio; down the hall, a few concert and event poster-makers; on a different floor, the adventurous Third Coast Percussion, and the Grammy-winning chamber music ensemble eighth blackbird.
  • Caetano Veloso gigs the Hollywood Bowl; Bird and Banhart offer support

    Caetano Veloso gigs the Hollywood Bowl; Bird and Banhart offer support
    Three handsome men, each raised in different decades in different countries and with varied demeanors, walked onto the Hollywood Bowl stage one after another on Sunday night and sang in a few different Romance languages about mortality, love, diamonds and...

    Lollapalooza 2014: Just Kidding's guide to taking the kids

    Lollapalooza 2014: Just Kidding's guide to taking the kids
    The 300,000 people annually drawn to Lollapalooza over a three-day weekend might seem like an un-family-friendly environment, but you definitely don't have the leave the kids at home—unless of course you want them to miss out on The Q Brothers,...

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock

    Downtown Sound series proves Millennium Park can rock
    The Downtown Sound music series is now a Monday night fixture during the summer at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, but it wasn't always so. The city of Chicago had a hands-off policy toward rock music for generations, a phobia turned into...

    Andrew Bird Pays Tribute To The Handsome Family

    Andrew Bird Pays Tribute To The Handsome Family
    On his new album, the singer, songwriter and violinist Andrew Bird didn't get too hung up on what was his and what was someone else's. As it happens, it was all someone else's, in a sense, because the entire album, "Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of...