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  • Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival

     Hopeful times ahead for Chicago Jazz Festival
    After three and a half decades, can the tradition-bound Chicago Jazz Festival evolve into something better, newer, fresher?
  • In its second year, Constellation reaches critical mass

    In its second year, Constellation reaches critical mass
    Last Friday night, the bar area at Constellation was packed, the room alive with the chatter of people discussing a dance event they just had attended in one of the club's two formal concert spaces. As the night proceeded, the lobby crowd only grew, a...

    Beer budget

    Beer budget
    Anyone who tells you beer is cheap hasn't been to a craft beer festival recently. I'm all for spending money on the good stuff—treat yo'self; quality is worth it; etc.—but if you start scooping up festival tickets left and right, $40 here...

    Autopsy: DJ Rashad, music innovator, died of accidental drug overdose

    Autopsy: DJ Rashad, music innovator, died of accidental drug overdose
    DJ Rashad, a pioneer in the footwork genre of music who was found dead in April at a West Side apartment, died of an accidental drug overdose, according to autopsy results released today. Rashad, whose real name was Rashad Harden, was found dead shortly...

    Don't care about music? You are not alone

    Don't care about music? You are not alone
    They are an elusive breed. Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...