July 18, 2013 |
Ah, Pitchfork weekend! The usual joy that only comes with standing among a sea of "cool dads" and guys in Superchunk shirts (that Venn diagram isn't as wide as you might think) is on illegal steroids this year with the anticipation of R. Kelly's performance Sunday night. Some may scoff, but Kells has been dispensing all kinds of knowledge throughout his career. The man's got GEMS, people. Here's some situations you might find yourself in with R. Kelly songs that you should listen to solve them.
December 12, 2011
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August 30, 2012 |
Whether you're into jazz, electronic dance music or Polish rock, the music-packed fests this weekend are sure to offer something for your aural pleasure. Established fests such as Chicago Jazz Festival and Taste of Polonia celebrate more than three decades of presenting local and international music, while newer fests such as Ravenswood Remix and North Coast Music Festival bring fresh concepts, from recycled art to silent discos. Chicago Jazz Festival When: Noon-3 p.m. (Chicago Cultural Center)
August 23, 2013 |
Put the metaphoric lampshade on your head, guys, because it's Labor Day weekend. Yep, with a day off from work on Monday. you can justify partying Friday through Sunday, preferably outdoors and with a summertime drink in hand. If you're sticking around the city, four fests offer music, quirky art, jazz and boundary-pushing performances around 'hoods from Logan Square to Jefferson Park. Lucky for you, summer fest season's not over yet. email@example.com @redeyeeatdrink Remix Chicago Where: 2200-2300 N. Milwaukee Ave. When: Noon-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ...
July 10, 2013 |
Do you really need an excuse to drink a margarita during the summer? Didn't think so. Tailor-made to banish heat and humidity, this simple cocktail - at its most basic, a margarita is just tequila, triple sec and lime juice - gets a flavor boost courtesy of creative bartenders around town. If your go-to is a traditional margarita on the rocks, mix it up with a floral version. If you're not a fan of sweet drinks, try a smoky, mezcal-laced margarita or one garnished with garden-fresh herbs.
May 31, 2012 |
When Kanye West announced last month that he would be releasing a remix of a song called "I Don't Like" by a relatively unknown Chicago artist named Chief Keef, it prompted confusion in some corners of the Internet. "What is Kanye thinking?" posted one YouTube commentor who arrived at the song's original music video, which features the rapper, 16-year-old Keith Cozart, rapping, smoking and goofing around with a roomful of friends. "This is the [bleep] Kanye doing a remix to?" posted another.