The singer’s LIVE ART program is for students of all ages, with and without disabilities, using performing arts to find common ground & acceptance.
Selena Fragassi - For the Sun-Times
This year in particular there is a focus on Pitchfork’s local roots — among the 40-plus bands playing, nearly a third are from or based in Chicago.
The frontwoman known as Teri Gender Bender, whose band is playing Taste of Chicago, finds relief in letting out “locked-up, angry energy” on stage.
Though there were minor hiccups on the first night of the new tour, the band was as polished as expected.
In 2017, the thirtysomething Biggins was personally tapped by Bill FitzGerald to continue booking the venue’s musical acts upon his departure.
The two Broadway alumni, friends from the hit musical series on Fox, take their rapport on the road.
Martin hosts regular workshops and seminars for aspiring talent at high schools around the city to “provide an outlet to keep kids out of trouble.”
The album is a contemporary cover collection of Rat Pack-era jazz tributes, swing and big band staples and rhythm and blues footnotes.
A hit in New York, the Amazonian aliens improvise with the audience in a kitschy musical comedy that has no seats and no stage.
The nonprofit program provides music education, mentorship and performance opportunities to inspire students to realize their potential.
The opinionated stand-up, now being seen in a new season of ‘Arrested Development,’ now knows better than to try to win over a Florida audience.
The former Alter Bridge frontman and Slash sidekick offers acoustic takes, just himself and a guitar, on the new album’s roster of tunes.
In a studio heavy with memories, the rockers face their ghosts and cut a single now being heard on tour.
The Smoking Popes technically reunited in 2005, but they have been only sparsely active up until recently and are currently working on new material.
The actor, who also co-wrote the script, loved capturing the ’90s scene in Wicker Park and says, “It’s sad that there’s a different vibe there” now.