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Watch Brass Band Perform Darth Vader's Theme Outside Trump Tower

21 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Musical trolling doesn't get much better than this. [ more › ]

Photos: Multiple Arrests In Massive Anti-Trump March Through Loop, On LSD

Following a day of protests in Chicago and elsewhere in response to Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, thousands of Chicago protesters marched through the Loop and on Lake Shore Drive Friday evening. [ more › ]

Thompson Center Architect Floats Bold Skyscraper Proposal Amid Demolition Threats

Whatever it takes to save Chicago's ugly-beautiful postmodern icon. [ more › ]

Illinois Lawmakers Defend Inauguration No-Shows, Slam Trump's Speech

'His populist rhetoric is a big con--but reality has a way of catching up.' [ more › ]

Huge Crowds Expected At Inauguration Day Protests Downtown

Thousands are expected to again flood the streets tonight in protest of President Donald Trump. [ more › ]

Chicago Inauguration Protests Begin With Student Walkouts

As inauguration protests in Washington, DC heated up early this morning, students at schools across the Chicago area also prepared to stage walkouts and join larger marches happening downtown later today. [ more › ]

Weather Forecast Predicts High Of 56 In Chicago On Saturday

Rain and highs in the 50s, in January? There's a lot going on this month that we never thought we'd see, but it's mid-January, and here we are. [ more › ]

Obamas Ask Public To Share 'Hopes,' 'Dreams' For Obama Foundation

"More than a library or museum, it will be a living, working center for citizenship." [ more › ]

17 Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

History will be made this weekend as a man with record-low approval ratings becomes president and huge protests show opposition. Be a part of it or avoid it completely with a robust list of things to do around the city. [ more › ]

Convicted Ex-Gov Blagojevich Was Not Pardoned By Obama

Illinois Governor-turned-punchline Rod Blagojevich, currently serving a prison sentence for corruption, was not among the final group of commutations President Barack Obama issued during his final day in office Thursday. [ more › ]

Dennis Hastert Wants Return Of $1.7 Million 'Hush Money' From Sex Abuse Victim

Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert, sentenced to 15 months in jail for federal financial crimes stemming from his attempts to pay off a man he allegedly sexually abused years ago, is now trying to get that man to return $1 million in so-called "hush money" to him. [ more › ]

Watch live: Donald Trump inaugurated as the 45th U.S. president

The inauguration ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. (EST) on Friday at the west front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. overlooking the National Mall. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will administer the oath of office at approximately...

Meet the Chicagoan who's helping thousands from Illinois get to the Women's March on Washington

26-year-old Mrinalini Chakraborty is a state co-coordinator on the national committee for the Women's March on Washington, where more than 200,000 people are expected to show up Saturday.

'Split' review: The twist is that there isn't one

Though it may be unearned, M. Night Shyamalan has a reputation for plot twists. From the good in "The Sixth Sense" (or the good-ish in "The Village") to the bad in "Lady in the Water," Shyamalan's films are often defined by their twists. The twist in "Split," however, is how straightforward it...

Arcade Fire Teams With Mavis Staples On New Song 'I Give You Power'

The pre-inauguration surprise is a rallying cry we could all use. [ more › ]

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