| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Christopher Schafer designs three-piece suits for Ravens and Orioles as part of his eponymous tailoring business (deemed "best" by Baltimore magazine and City paper). The 39-year-old Perry Hall resident operates the Hour Haus music studio in Station...
| Aug 22, 2014
To his fans, rock musician Jack White is the guy who just broke the record for having the biggest-selling vinyl record of the last 20 years. The success of his latest album, "Lazaretto," which just beat out Pearl Jam's "Vitalogy" as the biggest vinyl...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Try to check out a hot new book or movie at your local library, and you're likely to get put on a long waiting list.
Libraries in the Chicago area are trying to change that by offering a new online checkout service. Instead of having a limited number...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:40 PM
On an April Tuesday afternoon, a big black van rolled through the streets of Elmhurst.
It might have been rented for a prom by a group of friends. It might have contained a baseball team headed to a game.
Then it stopped at Dominic Corso's home and...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
As each year winds down, Turn It Up focuses on the best of Chicago's independent music scene. Here are my 10 favorite local indie releases for 2013:
1. Chance the Rapper, “Acid Rap” (chanceraps.com): Chancellor Bennett follows his debut...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:53 PM
On March 15, while much of Austin, Texas, was drowning in music and marketing and thousands of tiny bands were running the streets trying to make a dent, history was being made on a little stage at B.D. Riley's.
Chances are you didn't hear about Side...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
How can you gauge the big-time attention/scrutiny currently being given to The Orwells? Note how many interview topics are now off limits.
In a mid-March phone interview, frontman Mario Cuomo, 20, couldn't comment on the garage-punk quintet's summer...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The electro-rock antagonists Liars, Denmark's doomy post-punks Iceage and the Australian dance act Miami Horror will headline the main bill this year's Filter Magazine Culture Collide Festival in Echo Park on Oct. 9-12.
But be sure to read the fine...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:36 PM
“I’m touring my favorite murder capitols of America,” garage soul icon King Khan jokes about his current U.S. tour, which thus far has encompassed a week in New Orleans, two shows in Chicago and upcoming gigs in Oakland and Los......
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The White Wires' singer Ian Manhire talks to Pop & Hiss a few days before kicking off a West Coast tour that will land the trio in L.A. on Friday night and Fullerton’s Burger Records on Sunday. Written by Jason Gelt....