Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 9 - 16, 2017

Vol. 26, No. 50
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Solivagant by Syd Bee,

Savage Love

Commit to Something

I, Anonymous


With Arms Uncrossed: African Super-Duo Amadou & Mariam Celebrate Decades of Exploration on La Confusion

Why Should I Give a Fuck About... Swirlies?

Into the Vortex with America's Best Response to My Bloody Valentine

Kacey Musgraves Doesn’t Play by the Rules

The Country Star Reflects on Songwriting, Success, and Swerving Out of Her Lane

Steve Earle’s Got Some Stories

On His New Record, the Honky-Tonk Hero Embraces His Outlaw Roots


Puccini's Problematic Madame Butterfly

Maybe Shut Your Eyes and Forget the Words and Just Have the Music Wash Over You

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of August 9

Visual Art

Experimental Artist Doris Totten Chase Gets Her First-Ever Retrospective

Henry Art Gallery Brings the Groundbreaking Work of This Video Artist and Sculptor Full Circle

Food & Drink


The Theater Artists Who Got Locked Out of Their Own Show

How a Play About Development Was Effectively Shut Down by a Developer, Though Not for the Reasons You'd Think

Are the Socialists Here to Ruin Everything?

The Democratic Socialists of America have had record growth since Trump. Are they saviors or spoilers for the left? We went to Chicago to find out.