Local Current Blog

July 8, 2019

Communist Daughter’s John Solomon receives counseling degree, heads to Arctic Circle for two years of clinical practice

Widely known as the frontman for Communist Daughter, John Solomon recently announced that he completed a master’s degree in clinical counseling from the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute — the same place where he received treatment for addiction and mental health issues eight years earlier. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and polysubstance use (in […]

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2019 Pitchfork Music Festival: Six artists worth watching

With the conclusion of this year’s sizzling Rock the Garden performances, we can direct some of our festival excitement about 400 miles southeast to another jam-packed open-air event, in Chicago’s Union Park. On July 19-21, Pitchfork Music Festival will host up to 60,000 music fans of all ages and a total of 42 acts. Since […]

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