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  • Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay

    Terri Hemmert, WXRT deejay
    For a kid from Piqua, Ohio, Terri Hemmert was surprisingly unimpressed when she moved to the Chicago area to attend Elmhurst College in the late '60s. She saw Chicago as a bigger Dayton, Ohio. "Then I discovered all that it had to offer: the music,...
  • How Phife Dawg ended up filming rap video at American Junkie

    How Phife Dawg ended up filming rap video at American Junkie
    It’s not every day a hip-hop video films in the River North area. A Tribe Called Quest rapper Phife Dawg shot part of his music video for “Dear Dilla” – a tribute to rapper and producer J Dilla, who passed away due to a blood...
  • Sky Ferreira, Lollapalooza's grunge style star

    Sky Ferreira, Lollapalooza's grunge style star
    If there is a poster child for the return of 1990s-era grunge fashion, it's Sky Ferreira. The singer and model, who was born in L.A. but now seems to live all over, was a muse for Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane's "California Grunge" fall 2013...
  • Vic Mensa steps up

    Vic Mensa steps up
    It's been quite a run for Chicago hip-hop the last few years. Hard-edged drill music from the South Side led by Chief Keef, King Louie, Lil Durk and producer Young Chop hit nationwide first. Then came the soul-dipped textures of Chance the Rapper, Prob...
  • Closet culture: Adding ethnic accessories to everyday wear

    Closet culture: Adding ethnic accessories to everyday wear
    The first time I met Swathi Narra, I admired her unique sense of style. Effortless, bold and confident, it exhibited her personal taste -- a subtle mix of her Indian heritage with contemporary American appeal. The second time I saw Narra, during...
  • Transitioning to a fall wardrobe starts with neutrals

    Transitioning to a fall wardrobe starts with neutrals
    This summer, it's been color, color and more color. I'm not necessarily complaining, as I've been known to be brightly attired. The boyfriend and I go to the same gym, and when I text him to say, "I'm here; come find me," he inevitably writes back...
  • 'Betrayal' cast tells all--about Chicago experience

    'Betrayal' cast tells all--about Chicago experience
    The cast and crew of "Betrayal" may be filming the ABC potboiler in Chicago, but it hasn't been all work for some of them. "It's crazy cuz every place stays open so late," Henry Thomas told me during a Sept. 23 premiere party at Vertigo Sky Lounge. "It's...
  • Interviewing Icona Pop: Swedish electro-pop group's take on success: 'I Love It'

     
    When it comes to Swedish bands that have big hits with their first singles, the prospects of longevity historically haven’t been strong. Icona Pop are Caroline Hjelt, left, and Aino Jawo Take, for example, Sweden’s Ace of Base with “All....
  • Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security

     Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Sunday’s Chicago Marathon will remain an enjoyable event for runners and spectators despite beefed up security in response to the Boston Marathon bombing. Emanuel today pointed to the success of other large lakefront...
  • Q&A: Disclosure

    Q&A: Disclosure
    During Disclosure's early evening set at Lollapalooza 2013, British brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence paused to pay tribute to house music--a genre with deep Chicago roots that heavily informs the pair's celebrated full-length debut, “Settle.”...
  • 'Saints' has hints of Malick, Altman ★★★

    'Saints' has hints of Malick, Altman ★★★
    A nation lousy with unglamorous crime cries out for the fake stuff, at least in song and in the movies. We love our criminals treated with tender regard and a touch of the poet. "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" is a cinematic ballad from writer-director David...
  • Video/Q&A: The Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen

    Video/Q&A: The Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen
    Like many popular young female singers these days, Taylor Momsen has been criticized for incorporating sexuality into her performances, photos and videos. The Pretty Reckless singer sees a bit of a double standard there. “I can see Robert Plant&...