Music

Alternative rock band Waterparks isn’t afraid to take a risk — as long as trashing a nearly completed album in favor of starting over is considered a risk. “Just because you put work into something …

Podcasts

Talk to any college student and there’s a decent chance they either listen to podcasts, host a podcast or know someone who does.  Just ask first-year Nathan Madvig. Madvig, who studies film and digital media, …

In the 2010s, the television industry exploded with the arrival of online streaming. In this era dubbed “peak TV,” quality shows exist in such large quantities that not every one manages to stand out and …

Food

Tucked among walk-up apartments and small businesses in Logan Square sits coffee shop Sip of Hope (3039 W. Fullerton Ave.). A white neon sign inside the store window reads “We’re in this together,” welcoming customers …

It’s truly a shame when a great actor gets a bad reputation — Adam Sandler being the paramount example. Most people think of him as a schlocky comedy actor who makes cheap cash grabs and …

Arts & Entertainment

The House of Blues (329 N. Dearborn St.) was jam-packed with rowdy and energetic fans as post hardcore band Our Last Night took the stage Nov. 22. Crowd-surfers scaled the audience throughout the show and …

Music

A lot has changed since 2016. The world is a different place and Michigan-based band Mover Shaker is a different band. They’ve since toured the United States, been stuck on the side of a mountain, …

Arts & Entertainment

Chicago native Lupe Fiasco (Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) riled up The Riviera Theatre (4746 N. Racine Ave.) for a full performance of his debut album “Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor.” Fans sang, swayed and bounced for …