Local Current Blog

April 13, 2018

Review: Margo Price brings tour-tight show to Thalia Hall

I saw a few different cowboy hats in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood last night. The first belonged to a man at the bus stop. Staring through the sunlight, he spots me using my phone and asks, in Spanish, when the 9 is due. “Dos minutos,” I respond, and we spend those two minutes chatting about my […]

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The Current deconstructs Prince’s multifaceted sound

As we approach the two-year anniversary of Prince’s untimely passing next Saturday, April 21, hundreds of people from around the world will make the pilgrimage to Minneapolis to honor him in his hometown. The week will culminate in the big Prince from Minneapolis symposium at the University of Minnesota on April 16-18 and the now-annual Celebration […]

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