Arts & Entertainment

An art exhibit at the University Of Chicago titled “Welcome Blanket” displays art donated by families who share their own stories of immigration. “Welcome Blanket” is a free exhibit and is open through Dec. 17. The Smart Museum of Art is located at 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. on the University of Chicago’s campus.

Arts & Entertainment

Few movie theater experiences can match feeling an audience’s shared fear during a horror film on a chilly autumn night. The atmosphere horror movies provide is unlike any other genre and sharing that experience is …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

Arts & Entertainment

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 …

Events

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 …

Events

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 …