Pitchfork 2017: Despite growing pains, new vibe, fest delivers talent
Jul 17, 2017 - Chicago Tribune
Jeff Rosenstock is a 34-year-old punk-rock lifer who played one of the biggest gigs of his life at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park over the weekend. And he didn't hide how surprised he still was."Thanks to the person at Pitchfork who got fired by letting us play here," he said, and later announced that he and his bandmates were getting paid the unbelievable sum of $7,500 to play the gig. That's chump change by the standards of Paul McCartney, who...
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Jul 10, 2017
“When you’re not feeling well,” said Carol Burling of Pathways, “details are not your friend.”Pathways is a healing center in Uptown that serves people with “life-threatening or chronic physical illness” who “seek healing for body, mind and spirit.” I went there last fall with someone who is very dear to me, and I remember thinking this place lives up to Read more...
Jun 14, 2017
The 2017 season in which St. Mary’s compiled a 1-14 overall record – the program’s worst in at least 24 years – and 1-7 mark in the Capital Athletic Conference was a very public black eye for a program that had been a contender in the league as recently as 2013.And in the team’s end-of-year meetings, coach Jason Childs picked Read more...
Jun 13, 2017
The comparison was too compelling to ignore: with his two home runs on Sunday, Aaron Judge had gone deep 21 times in 58 games. Back in 1961, Roger Maris hit his 21st home run in game No. 57. In case you were wondering. And, hey, why not? At this point, after he hit that ball halfway to the Bronx Courthouse Read more...