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  • Riot Fest: The Cure and Weezer close out day three

    Riot Fest: The Cure and Weezer close out day three
    Reports from Sunday, day three at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 12:11 p.m.: No line, no waiting. Hangovers have provably set in for some attendees today and account for the fact you can stroll right into the...
  • Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations

    Riot Fest, where the punk comes in all sizes and generations
    Hundreds of fans stood shivering in the rain for 75 minutes to listen to two Russian women speak about how they came to be imprisoned for participating in a feminist protest. The scene played out at Riot Fest, which celebrated its 10th year over the...
  • Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two

    Riot Fest: Sun shines on day two
    Reports from Saturday, day two at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 12:02 p.m.: Humboldt Park looks destroyed. Little, if any effort, has been made to cover the vast mud fields with straw or drying agents. Lollapalooza...
  • Soggy start to Riot Fest in Humboldt Park

    Soggy start to Riot Fest in Humboldt Park
    Reports from Friday, day one at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 2:35 p.m.: A huge line of fans waits in the rain to get into the main Riot Fest entrance in the southeast corner of Humboldt Park.  A big cheer erupts...
  • Riot Fest only seems like it has every band in America

    Riot Fest only seems like it has every band in America
    In its 10th year, Riot Fest is bigger than ever. Originally a punk and metal festival spread out across several clubs, the festival moved into Humboldt Park in 2012 with an expanded lineup headlined by Iggy Pop and the reunited Stooges — plus, there...
  • Jhene Aiko takes a blissfully emotional journey on 'Souled Out'

    Jhene Aiko takes a blissfully emotional journey on 'Souled Out'
    3 out of 4 stars I’m enjoying imagining the meeting that took place over the name of Jhene Aiko’s full-length debut. It probably went something like this: “’Blissed Out’?” “No, that sounds like a hippie.&...
  • Billy Kimball to Step Down from Fusion as Chief Programming Officer

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Billy Kimball is leaving startup news-and-satire cable network Fusion and will be replaced as chief programming officer by Wade Beckett, a former showrunner of ESPN's SportsNation" and former executive at NBCUniversal's G4....
  • It's official: Smoking banned in parks, harbors

    It's official: Smoking banned in parks, harbors
    If you're going to Riot Fest this weekend, be on the lookout for no smoking signs. Smoking at Humboldt Park, where Riot Fest will be held, or any other city park was officially banned Wednesday after the Chicago Park District board passed a resolution...
  • Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir

    Hobby drones, like the one at Lolla, are soaring in popularity--and causing a stir
    Hobby drones, like the tiny one that sailed over the crowds at Lollapalooza last month and caused something of a stir, are soaring in popularity. But folks like suburbanite Fabio Brancati, 34, of Aurora, say the Federal Aviation Administration is...
  • Rapper who had hit with Bieber announces shows at Lehigh, Kutztown universities

    Rapper who had hit with Bieber announces shows at Lehigh, Kutztown universities
    A rapper who had a hit single with Justin Bieber and played at the Made in America Festival in Los Angeles on Sunday says he will play at two area universities. Chance The Rapper, who appears on Bieber’s single “Confident,” which hit...
  • Will mayor, group ignite effort to end smoking in Chicago parks?

    Will mayor, group ignite effort to end smoking in Chicago parks?
    Smokers may no longer be allowed to light up cigarettes as they watch bands play at Lollapalooza, Pitchfork, Riot Fest or North Coast music festivals in Chicago. That’s if a push to ban smoking in the city’s nearly 600 city parks –...
  • Divvy data determines station needs

    Divvy data determines station needs
    To determine which Divvy stations need more bikes and which ones need more parking spots, officials with Chicago's bike-sharing program examine historical and real-time data. Divvy divides the day into specific time periods—morning, midday, evening...