To understand issues like mass incarceration and racist policing, you have to go back in history—farther back than Reagan’s war on drugs or even Johnson’s proposed war on crime. That’s […]
Attention Terry Kath fans, Chicago fans, and fans of guitar-driven soulful rock & roll everywhere! D.J. el Serpentine’s “The Rattlesnake Shake” is proud and absolutely psyched to be bringing a […]
Lykanthea, the project of Chicago-based musician, multidisciplinary artist, and academic Lakshmi Ramgopal, explored a mix of ambient music, carnatic music, and a healthy bit of pop on the 2014 EP Migration. […]
The music that Connor Camburn makes under the name Litüus is all about finding a lot of variety and a lot of sonic texture in a few simple elements. The tracks on […]
Friday, January 29th, 2016, from 8:00 to midnight (CST) WORT 89.9 FM and “The Rattlesnake Shake” program are proud and honored to present a 70th birthday party tribute show to […]
How can art be used to examine social and restorative justice issues? What is the impact of community involvement on identifying these issues? Today Karma Chavez talks with Maria Gaspar of 96 ACRES, a series of community-engaged, site-responsive art projects that address the impact of the Cook County Jail on Chicago’s West Side.