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Fear City's 2013 Haunt with BlackOut Party

North Suburbs, Northwest Suburbs, SuburbsWith Autumn comes changing leaves, crisp cool nights, apple cider and then evenually a month or so of frightful fun as Halloween approaches.  If you don't have the patience to wait until October you...

Naperville's Last Fling 2013

NapervilleSummer may be ending, but not without a big party.  One of the biggest and most attended festivals of year is Naperville's Last Fling (Aug 30 - Sept 2).  Each year big name bands play to thousands of...

Two Art Fests In Two Months In Two Neighboring Communities - Rogers Park and Edgewater

Edgewater | Uptown, Rogers ParkDid you know that there are two arts festivals coming to two neighboring communities? There are plenty of festivals taking place in Chicago, but I’ve found that it’s great when you can mark on your...

Expo Chicago Adds Expo Art Week And It's Just Around The Corner

ChicagoLast year Chicago debuted its first Expo Chicago (2012), an international exposition of contemporary and modern art and design. It was held at Navy Pier and its intent was to establish itself as a...

Chance The Rapper at Penny Candy Pop Up Shop

Chicago, DowntownThere will be lots of fun at Grant Park during Lollapalooza this weekend as well as plenty of Lolla fun surrounding the fest.  Hebru Brantley presents "Penny Candy", a special pop-up shop featuring...

ORNOT Gallery Opening this Saturday featuring local Jamaican-American Artist Kenrick McFarlane

Chicago, Bucktown | Wicker Park, Northwest, Logan Square       Ready... ORNOT New Gallery Opens with Local Jamaican-American Artist Kenrick McFarlane Show opens Saturday, July 7 - Runs through September 30   The "...

Spend a Summer Night at the Museum

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, PilsenWe all know Chicago shines in the summertime. The lakefront, neighborhood festivals, BYOB patios, farmer’s markets—the Windy City knows how to party like it’s 1999. And surprisingly, so do its...
Noah MacMillan's Float Public Art Installation in Chicago's Loop

"Float" Unveiled Today

The LoopA new art installation is being unveiled in Chicago's Loop neighborhood today. "Float" is a 500-square-foot-mural that wraps around the facade of the Century Building at 202 S. State Street. Created...

hODgepODge: (r)evolution July 20th - 21st, 2013

North CenterOdradek Theatre Company, a storefront theatre in Chicago, has decided it wants to support the idea of making art at all times. Ordradek not only wants to support the concept that art should be in the...

See How Gorgeous Chicago Is At The 100 Days Of Chicago Opening Reception

LakeviewA picture is worth a thousand words and Chicago has a lot to say! The 100 Days Of Chicago photo contest invited photographers everywhere to submit their favorite shots of the Windy City. Locals and...

Like Drawing Flowers and Plants? Enter The 3rd Annual Botanical & Floral Online Art Competition

ChicagoAre you someone who likes to draw nature, especially flowers, herbs, plants and leaves? I remember when I was in high school I had a friend comment to me while in art class that everyone draws...

Chicago Features The 2013 Eye On India Festival

Whenever possible, in the arts, I’ll try to spotlight events not only pertaining to indie films, literature, music, art, etc., but also I’ll try to show the diversity of cultures in Chicago and...

The Black Age of Comics - 14 Pages/16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape

4 Pages/16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape is a visual coming together of artist that are reminiscent of comics from the 80’s and 90’s such as Tribe, Brotheman, and Love and Rockets .The installation presents...

Windy City Artist Alley And Vintage On 18th - The Pilsen Flea

PilsenThe outdoor edition of Windy City Artist Alley is coming to the Pilsen community this month. For the first time it’s collaborating with Vintage on 18th for what they call ‘The Pilsen Flea’. Windy...

Free Social Media for Artists Workshop Tonight

LakeviewSocial media is a necessary component for any business, and it's especially suited for artists. However, getting started can be rather intimidating. If you're an artist, photographer, or musician...

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