Mar 21 2012

Justin Adair | Performer of the week

Theo Ubique's The Light in the Piazza runs through April 29 at No Exit Café (6970 N Glenwood Ave, 800-595-4849). Read our review of The Light in the Piazza.

Mar 19 2012

Black Dog Gelato to open second location

Jessica Oloroso has announced that her gelato company, Black Dog Gelato, has signed the lease on its second location: 1955 W Belmont Ave, the space formerly occupied by Bleeding Heart Bakery. For people who are into Oloroso's gelato (is there anybody who isn't?), this is very good news.

Mar 16 2012

Treasure Fingers Rooftop Revival EP | Listen

Treasure Fingers joins Brodinski, Gesafelstein and Gun Love at the Mid (306 N Halsted St, 312-265-3990, on Friday 16. 10pm; $15, discounts in advance at

Mar 14 2012

Antwayn Hopper | Performer of the week

Camino Real runs through April 8 at Goodman Theatre (170 N Dearborn St, 312-443-3800). Read our review of Camino Real.

Mar 13 2012

Chicago Dancemakers Forum announces 2012 Lab Artists

...Salon conversation, “Do Labels Matter?” will be held March 26 from 6–8pm at DEFIBRILLATOR (1136 N Milwaukee Ave). Admission is free with R.S.V.P. to On March 24... Jeffery from 11am–2pm at Dance Films Kino at the Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S Cornell Ave...

Mar 13 2012

Is new-and-improved Reader about to change hands again? attend the breakfast event from 7:30 to 9am at the Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Boulevard...

Mar 12 2012

Bike Winter Fashion Show | Photos

...themed puppet show featuring a bike-riding frog. The event took place at Gala Gallery (1000 N Milwaukee Ave) and benefitted the Bike Winter org and West Town Bikes' youth programs...

Mar 11 2012

Crain’s on the move: New editor aims for ‘biggest bang’

With the relocation of the company’s headquarters two blocks south to 150 North Michigan Avenue, veteran business journalist Michael Arndt moves up to editor of the weekly publication and its digital operations.

Mar 08 2012

Road shows: Mancow on Fox News; Dahl at Park West

Meanwhile, tickets go on sale at 10am Saturday for Dahl’s Out of the Basement Tour June 2 at Park West, 322 West Armitage. It’s the first live stage show for Dahl in five years and his first at Park West in more than a dozen.

Mar 07 2012

Scofflaw opening March 12 | Photo gallery preview

...12, the former Streetside space in Logan Square will reopen under new ownership as Scofflaw (3201 W Armitage Ave, 773-252-9700). The team behind the new bar includes Danny Shapiro (pictured, who was...

Mar 06 2012

Kate Buddeke | Performer of the week - interview

The North Plan runs through April 1 at Theater Wit (1229 W Belmont Ave, 773-975-8150). Read our review of The North Plan.

Mar 05 2012

Steve Hnilicka | Interview

See D’Juana Cyber and friends at ASTROLOGY: Pisces, beginning at 11pm on March 10 at Parlour on Clark (6341 N Clark St, 773-564-9274). Performances begin at midnight. No cover.

Feb 29 2012

Lovely: A Bake Shop is opening an Edgewater location

The new Lovely is going to into a space (1138 W Bryn Mawr) that previously housed another bakery, Flourish. That explains how Lovely is able to open in...

Feb 29 2012

Rebecca Finnegan | Performer of the week

Porchlight Music Theatre's A Catered Affair runs through April 1 at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave, 773-327-5252).


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