Josh and Benny Safdie’s Good Time is a breath of fresh air in an indie landscape beset by a certain suburban dullness and by a desire to conform to what is contemptuously called the “Sundance style,” a type of semi-autobiographical film that is more often than not self-indulgent, stylistically conservative and oblivious to the world […]

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With love, respect and admiration, today we honor what would have been the 58th birthday celebration of Gustavo Adrián Cerati. This playlist contains some of our favorite songs and videos, those that allowed us to dance in joy, love with passion, cry with pain or rebound with power. There’s an interview or two in there […]

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Reyna Ortiz excitedly describes her ideal space for transgender Latinx women as “a big beautiful kitchen, like Grandmother’s kitchen, with fresh produce and a table, very nurturing, very Mexicana, a place where everyone can come together and cook, and you’re more than welcome.” Ortiz participated in a “Race Equity On the Table” panel for transgender […]

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Pitchfork 2017: Recap

by Daniel Martinez and Ilene Palacios. All photos by Daniel Martinez. Chicago is about halfway through music festival season and Pitchfork didn’t disappoint this year. Pitchfork always does a good job of booking popular musicians and musicians on the verge of success (or that had a taste of it in the past), who are staying […]

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