Dose Market

Fashion, Food and more from Chicago's River East Art Center's monthly artisanal pop-up

Spending what little free time you have to uncover unique, handmade products on your own around Chicago may cause you to lose your mind. Fortunately, four intrepid scavengers have decided to dig up new artisanal food, design and fashion vendors and invite between 40-50 of them each month to the indoor Dose Market. Dose, which launched in June 2011, takes place each month at the …

Review: Madonna’s Confessions=***1/2

One of this season’s most highly anticipated albums finally made its way across my desk –- and it hasn’t stopped playing since I got it. Madonna has outdone herself once again. On Confessions on a Dance Floor, the Queen Chameleon did what she should have done years ago –- create a non-stop, no-breaks-between-songs dance remix album. For years, singles quickly followed up every album that …

Madonna’s Disco Love

As with everything Madonna does, she does it with style, creativity and of course a ton of mystery. Step by step, Madge is revealing information about her forthcoming all-dance album, Confessions on a Dancefloor. The first single, the electro-disco-inspired “Hung Up,†is set to drop Oct. 17, with the album hitting stores Nov. 15. (I’ve heard about one minute of "Hung Up" and if it’s …