Veruca Salt: Show Preview

Once upon a time, in the 1990s, women ran amok with guitars and dominated the alt-rock landscape. A couple of these ladies — Nina…

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Sex Files

There are those who love their fellow man and those who observe them, anatomizing and cataloguing their multifarious qualities. Erstwhile English professor turned pornographic…

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Sidewalk Chalk: Show Preview

Sidewalk Chalk is an eight-piece Chicago ensemble that plays a combination of hip-hop and soul. Its laid-back, jazzy approach — horns, keys, soulful singing,…

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A Palace for Queens

In 1972, Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, co-founders of CalArts' Feminist Art Program, turned a dilapidated Hollywood mansion into “Womanhouse,” a space transformed by…

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Bottomless Pit: Show Preview

Chicago quartet Bottomless Pit is the beautiful unsmiling creature that grew itself out of the ashes of the exemplary American indie-rock band Silkworm. The…

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