The lingering smell of mud, sweat and cigarettes means one thing: The contemporary-punk festival, Riot Fest, took over Douglas Park for its 12th consecutive year, and there couldn’t have been a better weekend for it. …

Returning to Union Park for its eighth consecutive year, North Coast Music Festival celebrated Labor Day weekend in style with live music and summer vibes. The festival showcased performances from popular hip-hop artists such as …

To this day, it’s difficult to resist the wonder and charm that Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park” (1993) instilled in moviegoers more than two decades ago. Perhaps it’s the concept, John Williams’ iconic score, the characters …

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Every date has its own history, and as years pass that history only grows. This week saw quite a bit of culturally influential events happen in years past, and The Phoenix is here to share …

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Few cities boast a music history as diverse and influential as Chicago. Aside from the blues, there is no other genre of music that Chicago has had more of an impact on than jazz. To …

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Rain held off as Pitchfork weekend started July 14 in Union Park without a hitch. The first performer of the day, Madame Gandhi, graced the stage with her ensemble, which included an all-female band consisting …

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Pitchfork Music Festival is back in Chicago for its eleventh year on July 14-16 with an eclectic lineup of big and small name artists that’s sure to make for an eventful weekend. The Union Park …

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The third-annual Country LakeShake Festival brought together some of country’s biggest names, and as a result, one of its largest crowds. Friday The festival, which ran from June 23 through June 25 at the Huntington …