Art

The Childish Anarchy of Adrian Stein

Everything Adrian Stein creates is a whole-body experience…literally. Stein’s artistic journey began when he was a child living in Guatemala. He expressed himself through body painting performance, covering his...

Canvas Presents: Secret Sauce

At Canvas, we’re all about creating the ultimate sensory experience. So, on October 7th we’re feeding your hunger for good music AND good food. For one night, the Canvas space at 2313 W North Ave will host Secr...

Sub Chroma Goes Cave Diving

There’s almost 4000 miles of train tracks that bind Chicago — their steel veins pulsing through the city’s concrete body, breathing countless commuters and travelers into the City above and below the streets. B...

Amy Rodriguez Reimagines Illustration

From several time zones away, I had the opportunity to “sit down” with Amy Rodriguez to talk about her recent 5x5 Artist Residency at the Fulton Market Kitchen (though, little did I know, she was laying). Th...

Boneyard has the vintage game on lock

If you are in the market for some rare sneakers and streetwear, or vintage sportswear and band merch in Chicago, Boneyard is where you need to go. Boneyard’s brick and mortar location in the Noble Square neighb...

Manifest Better Community

When I say house music, you say ____________? I’m willing to bet that “civic consciousness” wasn’t even top three on your list. Three young Chicagoans founded Manifest, an art collective and community org...

Silk & Sauce: Angel Davanport

It was an early spring afternoon when I met up with Angel Davanport. The nomadic but often-sighted-in-Chicago rapper is perhaps most known for her role as one third of the Rapper Chicks. Accompanied by fellow m...