Events

Chicago has become home to a variety of spooky pop-up events all throughout the city as Halloween approaches. The Phoenix went to three to decide whether the attractions were worth the time and money.  Jack’s …

Events

Thousands of people lined up outside the Chicago Theatre Oct. 2 waiting with anticipation for Hasan Minhaj. The historical venue’s gleaming signage reads, “SOLD OUT.” The audience couldn’t be more diverse — multiple generations, different …

Arts & Entertainment

Chicago is home to a plethora of tourist traps. With so many to choose from, The Phoenix breaks down the do’s and don’ts of Chicago sightseeing. The Bean (201 E. Randolph St.) Cloud Gate is …

Events

Pitchfork Music Festival returned to Chicago Sept. 10-12 after a year off with a jam-packed lineup featuring artists of varied genres and fame, headlined by Phoebe Bridgers and St. Vincent, among other tentpole acts. Friday …

Events

Michigan-based punk band Dogleg faced a dogleg — or sharp turn in a path — of their own in March 2020. The group released their debut album “Melee” March 13, the same day former president …

Events

With Loyola students unpacking their bags and settling into campus, student life is gearing up for a return to semi-normalcy this fall. For many first-years and sophomores, this week is the first time they’ll step …

Music

In the isolated world of COVID, TikTok brought millions together through viral trends and challenges. When rising artist Tai Verdes initially dropped “Stuck in the Middle” in May 2020, he had no idea his song …

Events

“Everything has happened for me so quickly.” Sloan Struble, the mind and voice behind Dayglow — an alt-pop quintet — describes what many musicians showing up to Chicago’s biggest music festival have experienced: entering quarantine …