Spring Arts Issue

Mister Go-GoThe story of Jake Austen and “Chic-A-Go-Go,” the city’s most sincere cable TV show | By Zach Goldhammer
An HPAC RetrospectiveThe Hyde Park Art Center turns seventy-five | By Emily Holland
Rita J: Her Art, Her WorldThe MC on gender, the mainstream media, and her future in the music industry | By Kari Wei
A Point of StrengthKenwood Academy students compete with August Wilson’s “Century Cycle” | By Bess Cohen
On the RecordA review of “DocRot,” from Manisia Larkins of Hyde Park Records | By Jack Nuelle
Classical ActTomeka Reid talks jazz, improvisation, and Washington Park | By Meaghan Murphy
Visions of the EastThe University of Chicago celebrates China’s artistic traditions | By Sharon Lurye
Grief and Grace“The Gospel of Lovingkindness” at Victory Gardens Theater | By Jack Bittle
South Side StoriesAn interview with Andrew Marikis | By Sarah Claypoole
Picking Up the PiecesA look into the Smart Museum’s acquisitions process | By Amelia Dmowska
The Springtime in Chicago PlaylistLocals pick the definitive sound of Chicago spring | Compiled by Zach Goldhammer
Lemonade Tea, Afternoon ConversationsA look at the Beverly Arts Center’s new executive director | By Cristina Ochoa
Saturated SaluteCobalt Studio remembers its blue-collar roots | By Emma Collins
A Print GalleryA foldable exhibit of South Side artists | Compiled by Bea Malsky
Spring Arts GuideAn extended calendar featuring our picks for this seasons visual arts, music, and theater. | Compiled by Katryce Lassle, Hannah Nyhart, Meaghan Murphy, and Zach Goldhammer

Cover by Gabe Hoare of Hoofprint Workshop.
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