Party or bust
Get a peek at top-secret, word-of-mouth parties, exhibitions and performances.
Underground promoters divulge why their events are worth the risk.
Are these underground dinners really underground?
Little Village warehouse books Pitchfork-approved bands.
An enterprising duo trades cocktails for fine art.
TOC's Madeline Nusser recalls the sacrifices of running an unlicensed art space.
The roving monthly fetes bring all corners of the community together sans pretense.
The combination of fine art and good manners at this under-the-radar art incubator is positively Utopian.
Scott Reeder, Tyson Reeder and Brandon Alvendia are among the cool artists participating in Andrew J. Greene, E.J. Hill and Matthew ...
Fueled by boundary-pushing artist bookings, Chicago promoter Meiotic aims to enlighten Chicago's underground loft culture with its ...
Now mostly defunct, these party venues left a mark on the city.
Tips for starting a gallery and keeping it afloat.
Chicago's golden era of underground lives on in the city's historic bars.
An interview with John Russick, the Chicago History Museum's Prohibition expert.