Director: Mathieu KassovitzDate: Feb. 23, 1996 Unrated | 1 hour 38 minutes More than 25 years after making waves at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival, the relevance of French director Mathieu Kassovitz’s “La Haine” has …

Books

In April 2017, then 29-year-old Chelsea Carr Rectanus fulfilled a lifelong dream and opened used bookshop Heirloom Books (6239 N. Clark St.) with two pallets of books and a truckload of determination.  “You’ve got to …

Arts & Entertainment

A week before the release of his debut album, Belgian-American musician Noah Sacré — also known as Speelburg — lounged on the couch during a Zoom meeting with The Phoenix as the golden afternoon sunlight …

Music

Chicago-based alternative rock band SŌK hit the ground running in 2020. With the release of their debut EP in January followed by a nearly sold-out release show at Subterranean’s (2011 W. North Ave.) downstairs stage …

Music

Rising synth-pop star Rina Sawayama blew the crowd away at the Subterranean in Wicker Park Sept. 14. The 28-year-old Japanese-British singer and lyricist is currently residing in south London. She released her remarkable debut album, …