Events

After a year off due to COVID-19, Chicago’s biggest music festival is back — Lollapalooza is taking over Grant Park from July 29 to Aug. 1. From rising stars to pop icons, the lineup has …

Events

Customers aren’t coming back as quickly as Frede Martinez expected.  “Ever since they started to let people inside, for some reason they aren’t [returning],” he said, sitting in the middle of his nearly empty restaurant …

Pride Month has arrived — the month every year where members of the LGBTQ+ community can celebrate their identity in wake of centuries of oppression and mistreatment. After last year’s Pride events were dampened by …

Events

After a year of coronavirus-induced setbacks, the Howard Area Community Center (HACC) renewed its focus with the 2021 Benefit Event, under the theme of “Building Community, Together We Shine.”  The annual event is designed to …

Events

After more than a year without live music, Chicago’s music festivals are just one of many activities returning from COVID-induced hiatuses. Here’s The Phoenix’s breakdown of some of Chicago’s biggest music festival lineups for 2021. …

Events

Whether you’re staying in Chicago for the summer or stopping in town for a few days in a post-finals state of bliss, here’s a list of events reopening this season. Local Farmers Markets Put down …

Dance

With masks, isolation and added sanitation rituals, this pandemic has been viewed by many as burdensome and even downright tragic. But Yoshihisa Arai’s choreography to “Boléro” is inspired by a humanistic outlook of the pandemic. …

Arts & Entertainment

In the midst of a continuously developing coronavirus pandemic that has uprooted students worldwide from their daily routines, Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) decided to restrict students’ studio access and cancel or …