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Podcast Friday - Bad at Sports

Chicago  Today is Podcast Friday which means I am spotlighting a podcast, vidcast or radio program for you to check out. The cool thing about podcasts is that you can listen to it whenever you want, take it...
Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing, James Watkins

Enjoy Free Days Now - Rate Increases at Two Chicago Museums

On Wednesday both the Museum of Science & Industry and the Art Institute of Chicago were given approval to increase their rates, although Chicago residents are still getting a break. Fortunately...

Podcast Friday - Story Club's Broad Shoulders

Edgewater | UptownMy goal every Friday is to spotlight a podcast, vidcast or radio program made right here in Chicago. Now it is quite possible that I may introduce you to someone or some organization that I have yet...

Hey! Go Mingle and Network - 2013 Chicago Literati Networking Event

Lincoln Park  Hey literary people, and this does include those who just like to read, why not start your February off by going to one of Chicago's top literary networking event?   Kaye Publicity once again will...

Field Museum’s 2012 Discount Days Are Numbered – Three

Grant Park | Museum CampusOn November 6 I took advantage of one of the Field Museum’s discount days for Illinois residents which allowed me – with the simple flash of my Illinois driver’s license – free basic admission (a $15...

Explore Hidden Treasures with Open House Chicago

Chicago's architecture is world renowned, and this weekend you can get the inside (ba dum bum) scoop with Open House Chicago. The free event gives you access to over 150 iconic buildings and spaces....

Around the World in 175+ Films

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleOctober is a great month for a number of reasons. Before global warming, October was the month when fall was in full swing. Hugh Jackman, Tom Petty, and (ZOMG) Josh Hutcherson were born in October!...

Free Blues Traveler Concert at Harry Caray's Navy Pier

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleIf Blues Traveler's "four" had been a cassette tape I would have worn the reels off of it. Fortunately I had it, and still do, on CD so I can play it over and over if I want. I'll be doing that a lot...

Eight Days Of Jazz

The Chicago Jazz Festival doesn't officially start until August 30, but the city will be gearing up to the fest with concerts all week long, including one with star trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. The...

One Last Potter Party

River NorthJ.K. Rowling's new book may be for adults, but that doesn't mean you have to give up Harry Potter just yet. OpenBooks is hosting one last Potter party, a magical evening filled with trivia, nostalgia...

The Photo Show at Cole's

Logan SquareFor the last two and a half years Cole's Bar has featured local artists on its walls. Their next exhibit, opening August 20, is their first photography-only display. You can meet the artists that...

International Beethoven Festival Returns To Chicago

Edgewater | UptownWhether you know classical music or not, you do know Beethoven. The legendary composer is worthy of his own festival, and he's got one. This year the Beethoven Festival returns to Chicago from...
Inspiration for the #ChicagoLandmakrs photo-mosaic

The #ChicagoLandmarks photo-mosiac project

The feature photo is the proof-of-concept for my more comprehensive #ChicagoLandmarks photo-mosaic project. I created this particular mosaic for GNP Realty Partners using the photos I took during...

Ruth Page Center for the Arts Holds 2014 Ruth Page Gala Saturday, May 10 at the Chicago Yacht Club

River NorthThe Annual Gala Features Live and Silent Auctions, Performances and Features Musical Entertainment by International Renowned DJ and Ruth Page Alum Lady D CHICAGO – The Ruth Page Center for the Arts...

Two Pence Theatre Co. Continues Dead Man's Hand Reading Series with THE ROARING GIRL, May 13

Lincoln ParkCHICAGO – Two Pence Theatre Co. proudly announces the second year of their popular reading series Dead Man’s Hand. Featuring 90 minute cuts of plays written by Shakespeare’s peers, friends and...

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