Theater

Just two nights before he took the stage for 549 people at the sold-out Broadway Playhouse, singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett was entertaining a crowd 40,000 people larger at Wrigley Field. Reporter Chris Jones of the Chicago …

Nick Knacks

Prior to the start of the 2017 season, baseball statistics site FanGraphs projected Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles to lead Major League Baseball with 35 home runs. Halfway through the season, the site is already off …

Breaking

Loyola will soon lose one of its most prominent figures, the university announced in an email sent July 18. Former Loyola President Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., will step down as chancellor after serving two years in the position.

Theater

In the era of shows like “Hamilton” or “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Something Rotten!” will likely go by the wayside within the next ten years. The show, playing now at the Oriental Theatre, has moments of …

News

After the longest state budget crisis in modern history, Illinois lawmakers voted on July 6 to overturn Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a spending plan that included a major tax increase. Illinois finally has a …

Events

The final day of the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival was marked by the last-minute cancellation by one of the day’s most anticipated acts: The Avalanches. News broke that the Australian hip-hop group cancelled because of …

Events

Despite bigger audiences and longer lines than the previous day, cramped conditions failed to dampen the spirits of Pitchfork Music Festival’s nearly sold-out Saturday crowd. The first highlight of the day was Mitski, who played …

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 …