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  1. The Reader's Joravsky and Dumke win Altgeld AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    The Newberry Library's freedom of speech award is named for former governor John Peter Altgeld, who granted clemency to anarchists rounded up after the Haymarket bombing.

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  2. Follow Will Cullen Hart of Circulatory System as he shops for records at PitchforkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Here's the premise: we gave six acts playing Pitchfork some scratch to spend on a record or a book, then browsed the fair with them to see what they ended up with.

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  3. Common comes home to a different Chicago on Nobody's SmilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Common wants you to know his brand-new Nobody's Smiling is all about Chicago. Specifically it's about the violence that casts a shadow over the city, but it's also about Chicago's hip-hop scene and Common's relationship with the entire town.

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  4. Tomorrow night South Side Projections turns Co-Prosperity Sphere into a cathouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    There are way too many good screenings scheduled for tomorrow night, presenting Chicago cinephiles with their greatest dilemma since, well, last Friday, when there were concurrent revivals of The Ladykillers , Knife in the Water , and Douglas Trumbull's Brainstorm .

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  5. 12 O'Clock Track: Wild Beasts' striking and seething single 'Wanderlust'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Wild Beasts were one of my favorite acts at the Pitchfork Music Festival this past weekend.

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  6. Reader premiere: Migration, the debut EP from singer LykantheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Even after taking Carnatic vocal lessons for a decade during childhood, Lakshmi Ramgopal didn't really start to think of herself as a singer until she found herself on an isolated island off the coast of Greece.

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  7. Why would Bruce Rauner want to buy the governor's mansion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Wallpaper is buckling in the governor's mansion, a spokesperson for Governor Pat Quinn showed earlier this month.

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  8. Crime takes a holiday in The Purge: AnarchyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    The Purge , a surprise hit last year, takes place in a futuristic U.S. whose totalitarian government, hoping to exorcise homicidal impulses in the populace, has instituted an annual holiday during which all laws are suspended for one night.

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  9. A gutsy new take on Shakespeare's great OtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Chicago Reader

    Through 8/24: Thu-Sat 7:30 PM, Sun 2:30 PM Gift Theatre 4802 N. Milwaukee 773-283-7071 thegifttheatre.org $20-$35 Representation is a controversial subject in the theater these days.

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  10. Reader's Agenda Wed 7/23: Jack White, Brainstorm, and House of Movies Double FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    Looking for something to do today? Agenda 's got you covered. Jack White has in Chicago tonight to play tunes from his new album Lazaretto .

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  11. Gossip Wolf: Fame spotting at the Pitchfork Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Chicago Reader

    Pitchfork weekend is prime time for Gossip Wolf's favorite activity - ogling stars, scenesters and hangers-on from hither and yon as they get their mingle on with local music peeps! White Mystery fireball Alex White gabbed with Swans drummer Thor Harris , and Twin Peaks guitarist Cadien Lake James got chummy with various Dum Dum Girls .

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  12. Will Chicago's most daring and virtuosic jazz singer finally get the recognition she deserves?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2011 | Chicago Reader

    Fri 7/25, 7:30 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.

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  13. A bank set up on public land in Grant Park-what's next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    How much is a piece of Grant Park worth? The question looms after officials turned over a slice of the park to a private company for $120,000.

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  14. Dating Naked needs to put its goddamned clothes on and goRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    Back when I was dating, there was always one thing that kept getting in the way of my meeting and forming meaningful bonds with prospective long-term mates: clothes.

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  15. Follow Neneh Cherry as she shops for records at PitchforkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    Here's the premise: we gave six acts playing Pitchfork some scratch to spend on a record or a book, then browsed the fair with them to see what they ended up with.

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  16. Political veteran Robert Shaw sees no reason why he can't become mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    As part of my ongoing effort to introduce you to some of the candidates running for mayor - you'll thank me for this later, Chicago - I was at Wallace's Catfish Corner talking politics with Robert Shaw one afternoon last week.

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  17. 'Fires Will Burn,' a lesson in social issues at the DePaul Art MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2011 | Chicago Reader

    Through 12/21: Wed-Thu 11 AM-7 PM, Fri 11 AM-5 PM, Sat-Sun noon-5 PM DePaul Art Museum 935 W. Fullerton 773-325-7506 museums.depaul.edu Free If you're looking for an art exhibit to give you an in-depth look into a single artist or a single art movement, "Fires Will Burn," which just opened at the DePaul Art Museum, is not the exhibit for you.

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  18. 12 O'Clock Track: If you liked DJ Spinn's Pitchfork set, you might like AcenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Chicago Reader

    For me the highlight of the Pitchfork Music Festival was DJ Spinn's set on Sunday , in which roughly 30 people were onstage rapping, dancing, embracing, and generally doing everything they could to get the crowd moving.

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  19. Toni Preckwinkle: I'm out of the mayoral contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Chicago Reader

    As recently as this weekend, when the Sun-Times released a poll showing Toni Preckwinkle ahead by a whopping 24 points, her campaign spokesman indicated that she was seriously considering a challenge against Mayor Rahm Emanuel .

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  20. LeBron James set a great exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Chicago Reader

    Old fans LeBron James had lost years ago and new fans he'd never had in the first place have all been roped in by his astonishing decision to go home.

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