Music

It was an intimate night at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.) March 26.  Australian singer-songwriter RY X played a sold-out show at the Chicago venue but made it feel as if there were only …

Events

The best of the best Chicago donut-makers gather every April to promote their craft. From the classic glazed to the clever concoctions of specialty bakeries, there’s a donut for every occasion and craving. The fourth …

Music

Elon Musk is a man of many titles: CEO of Tesla, philanthropist, businessman and now a SoundCloud rapper. Musk, 47, released an autotuned rap memorializing a gorilla who died almost three years ago. Emo G …

Arts & Entertainment

The award-winning tale of a band that made musical history is back on national tour, bringing the story behind well-known songs of The Four Seasons to life. “Jersey Boys” is running in Chicago for a …

Pint and Plate

“Is that a bird?” “No, it’s a plane!” “No, it’s Jacob reviewing another brewery!” DryHop Brewers (3155 N. Broadway Ave.) is a microbrewery that’s home to a vibrant, knowledgeable and kind-hearted staff. Its beers are …

Night Life

Wedged in between a fire escape and a Chinese and Vietnamese restaurant just off the Morse CTA Red Line stop, Le Piano, a jazz club with live music seven nights a week, offers an experience …

Film & TV

Best known for his acoustic music, fans might think they know what to expect from James Bay, but the singer-songwriter defied expectations and showcased his range at a sold-out show at the Riviera Theatre (4746 …

Film & TV

Most people who encounter their doppelganger would probably be more amused than terrified. Jordan Peele  takes that idea and flips it in “Us.” The movie, released in theaters March 22, opens with a title card …