Media

In this week’s episode of Unscripted, Managing Editor Emily Rosca and Arts Film Critic Lucas Naber discuss “Knives Out,” director Rian Johnson’s latest whodunit comedy.

Rosca's Ramblings

This weather sucks. There’s no way around that. Fall, my favorite season, was short-lived in Chicago, and the city was too soon enveloped in a blanket of snow suitable only in the week leading up …

Unscripted

In this week’s episode of Unscripted, Managing Editor Emily Rosca and Arts Film Critic Lucas Naber discuss “The Irishman,” the most recent mob film from acclaimed director Martin Scorsese (“Goodfellas,” “Wolf of Wall Street”). Starring …

Unscripted

In this week’s episode of Unscripted, Managing Editor Emily Rosca and Arts Film Critic Lucas Naber discuss “Parasite,” the latest film from South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho (“Snowpiercer,” “The Host”). The film, which won the Palme …

Music

Like ghosts emerging amid clouds of still-colorless fog, two self-described “Tito’s boys” prepared to dance the night away at Chop Shop Friday.  Phantoms, the project of former teenage actors Kyle Kaplan and Vinnie Pergola, performed …

Music

Three months have passed since alternative duo slenderbodies performed for Chicago. It was a sweltering hot day at Lollapalooza. Max Vehuni and Benji Cormack displayed their love of falsetto and guitars to a thinner crowd …

Music

The nameless man and woman who form R&B duo Emotional Oranges are as mysterious as their group name. They’ve chosen the route of anonymity, covering their faces online with price look-up stickers and using models …

Arts & Entertainment

Over the past century, Chicago has transformed dramatically. Concrete skyscrapers rose tens of stories from the ground into the clouds. The CTA ‘L’  tracks paved their path underground, as well as above. All these years, …