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Lollapalooza's lineups have grown a bit stale in recent years, but the festival's 2018 lineup looks like a return to form. Read more

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I’ll always recall the first time I saw Crystal Castles live, because it was at Lollapalloza, and singer Alice Glass punched a fan in the face. Even from half a crowd away, it looked like a solid,Concert Reviews Read more

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Lollapalooza has revealed its 2012 lineup, which includes previously rumored headliners Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys and the recently reunited bands Black Sabbath and At The Drive-In. Though there are plenty of indie rock and .. Read more

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It’s one of the world’s most scenic races in the world: The Dakar Rally, an annual two-week, off-road endurance race from France to Senegal. It’s also one of the world’s most dangerous races, linked to over 45 deaths in the last 30 Read more

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Even long after their studio albums lost me—which is to say pretty much after their flawless debut EP, though I'm in the minority here—TV on the Radio remained one of indie-rock's most blisteringly passionate live bands; their set at Lollapalooza .. Read more

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Yet in spite of the dearth of star power-not to mention an unforgiving weather forecast of rain on Friday followed by brutal heat, humidity and sun on Saturday and Sunday-Lollapalooza sold out for the second time since planting itself in Ch... Read more

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My wrap up of 2009’s Lollapalooza festival is up. In a nutshell, I thought the  supporting headliners upstaged the curiously lackluster headliners, and that the festival had better luck with dance and electronic-leaning artists than it did alterna.. Read more

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Were the seeds of a potential Animal Collective backlash sewn at the band's ambient Saturday evening Lollapalooza set? I like the band well enough, but I found the half hour I caught fairly insufferable. Other critics concur, even ones unabashed.. Read more

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Further dampening my enthusiasm for this year's Lollapalooza, which I still think lacks the major-event headliners of past years, is a splotchy schedule that tends to pit some of the most exciting mid-level acts against each other in the same time.. Read more

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The online response to today's Lollapalooza line-up announcement was almost universally unenthusiastic, and while it doesn't take too much to make the Internet grumble, the line-up really does lack the wow factor expected from a summer music festi.. Read more

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There is never a shortage of extremely talented, elite young musicians who want to tour t Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks; ,Classical Music/Dance Read more

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TheDiablos Rojos Restaurant Group, which owns Trocadero and CafeHollander, opened two new venues this year. In addition to theBelgian-themed Fat Abbey, the group started Cafe Centraal (2306 S.Kinnicki,Dining Out Read more

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Situatedeast of Mitchell International Airport in an area of low-rise officebuildings, South Woods restaurant occupies a very unlikely location.The patch of mature trees lining its driveway and the si,Dining Out Read more

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   Soulstice Theatre takes the gritty, sexy musical Chicago into a strange dimen Chicago ,Theater Read more

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   When he lived in Milwaukee, guitarist Jason Seed was often thought of as a ja 3 ,Local Music Read more

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   This April's Coachella was a warning to all other outdoor music festivals tha and ,Concert Reviews Read more

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Nobody would confuse the Lollapalooza grounds for Club Med, but compared to some of the other major summer music festivals, Chicago's annual gathering is a cakewalk. Even as attendance hit record levels this year, the festival remained manageable... Read more

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