"What About Chicago?!", is your weekly show exploring live art, music, entertainment and cultural performances going on, in and around the great city of Chicago.
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On this week's episode we praise the art with Gabe Michalski while discussing his long and varied experience singing, podcasting, writing music on guitar and playing with the group Bash Bang. We also go see Gauze Presents: A Night At Archer Beachhaus, attend the Utopia Ball, become "Ladylike" at Cafe Mustache and get down to Bubbles Brown.
On this week's episode, we take that walk with Mandatory Abortions and talk about their travels and latest music releases! We also get pumped for their PUNK ROCK TAKE OVER # 2 @ THE GALLERY CABARET as well as take that walk to @IAN’S PARTY 2018, celebrate AMFM Gallery One Year Anniversary, Build-A-Robot at Logan Arcade , catch the First Monday Jazz: Sam Trump , join Story Time at Perkolator and so much more. Listen to the podcast, subscribe on iTunes, support the show with a donation at www.patreon.com/whataboutchicago, like our page at www.facebook.com/whataboutchicago and check out our podcast partners Machine Culture Collective at www.machineculture.com.
On this week's episode we attend one final open mic at NItecap Coffee Bar, exit the earth's atmosphere at Hostel Presents: Space Face, watch the ball drop at a New Years' ShinDig, and learn more about ourselves at Wretched Nobles: The Selfie & Narcissus.
On this week's episode we are eager to hear Empower #HerStory, support the Annual HECKLE Multicultural Holiday Jam!, get lost at Salonathon: Island of Misfit Toys, get 100% Off Bands: Show You Suck, Oliv Blu, Ano Ba, Squeak Pivot DJ and so much more!
On this episode we get lit at Glitter Fest 2, connect with some Familiar Strangers at The Dojo, celebrate winter at Joyride Record's Wintergnarlya, and enjoy a midweek dance party at 100% off bands presents: Sasha NoDisco, Dj Bonita Appleblunt.
We also are joined by Sabeen Sadiq, Sonal Aggarwal and Karan Sunil about their upcoming web series "Code Switched" and how it challenges representation of South Asians in media with characters and stories covering the SPECTRUM of South Asian-Americans and exploring their lives in a three-dimensional way. See some hilarious clips at their indiegogo page www.indiegogo.com/projects/code-sw…ries-diversity#/ and find more info at www.facebook.com/codeswitchedseries.
On this episode we laugh to resist at re-Silly-ence, learn about Eleonara Duse at In Sarah’s Shadow: The Eleonora Duse Story, strut our stuff on the catwalk for the release of the sick muse #9, and listen to some of Chicago's finest at the release of Rich Jones' new ep (ft Vaporeyes).
We also talk with Joey Delisi (@3rdeyechi) about his vast video experience filming mini docs, music videos w/ dojo tv, skate films and more. Roll on over to joeydelisi.com to see more of his work.
On this episode we get down at The Powah Houze, have a post turkey mosh session at knowhere, learn how easy it is to make a podcast with Public Narrative at their Podcasting workshop, and listen to the new release by The Curls while they perform as an 11 piece for the first time. We also talk with Chris Jones of The Glass Eyes about his experience with this band, his other projects and his time at DIY venue The Mojo Cave.
On this week's episode we paint coffins at the 7th Annual "Beautiful Coffins" Show, participate in Hippy Holy Daze 2, share art at ChiResists: A Decolonial Open Mic and so much more!We also take that walk with Poet, M.C. and Space Cowboy Vagabond Maurice to talk about his musical journey through Chicago and beyond.
On this week's episode we learn some skills at Anarchist Print Fair II, praise Chicago's great art and music at AMFM & Neak.Co Present: NxHistorY, come to find out with Wretched Nobles: What's Inside Pandora's Talk Box? Premiere, hit The Moth Chicago Mainstage and so much more.
On this week's episode we take that walk towards reflection and understanding with Danez Smith: Don’t Call Us Dead, visit the House of Heavy Petting to her Pixel Grip / Zula / Blacker Face / Sports Boyfriend, discover The Origins of Wit & Humor and so much more!
On this week's episode we play games and hear readings at Hallowzine 2017, enjoy a Porch Play, see how NEON brings life to Chicago and so much more!
On this week's episode the streets are alive with the sound of music! We take the walk to Mojo Cave, Auxiliary Arts Center, Charm School, The National Mexican Museum of Art and more to enjoy music from punk to house and everything in between.
On this weeks episode, we go to the Applehole for the Already Dead Tapes Chicago showcase, laugh, cry and scream at The Clown Show, raise money for Ceasefire at Club Soda, and tell stories in the dark at Story Club Southside.