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FLOW/Im Fluss Lights Up Couch Place Downtown, for Free

FLOW/Im Fluss Lights Up Couch Place Downtown, for Free

FLOW/Im Fluss is a site-specific light installation in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Hamburg by Luftwerk. The installation on display from  Wednesday, September 17 through Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Couch Place Alley, at 171 N. Dearborn in the Loop. The show runs from 5 p.m. to midnight. Inspired by the element […]

Canon Says Don’t Miss the Supermoon in September

On September 9th, the astrological phenomena and amazing photo opp, “supermoon“, will dominate the night sky. The supermoon occurs when the full moon is positioned closer to the earth, and as a result, appears larger than normal, making it an ideal time to photograph the often hard to capture moon. The days of “good enough” images and […]

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Local Business Offers Chicago Art Hunt Adventure

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Local Business Offers Chicago Art Hunt Adventure

Bottle & Bottega is sending local Chicago residents scavenging for artistic treasures. The Art Hunt, which is open to the public, features eight local artists’ paintings that are hidden throughout many of Chicago’s chic dining venues. Starting Monday, September 8, clues about where each of the eight art pieces are hidden will be posted to […]

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Get Artistic at West Chicago’s Community Block Party

Columbia’s alumni continue to use talent and imagination after they graduate. Focused on “authoring the culture of their time,” grads like Anni Holm connect art and community in ways that invite people to get involved. Anni lives in West Chicago now, so this isn’t actually a Chicago neighborhood event, but there is time for one […]

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Weird Al Writes One for the Grammarians

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Weird Al Writes One for the Grammarians

Published in July, “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new album “Mandatory Fun”  hit #1 on Billboard Hot 200 album chart. It is Yankovic’s first time with a number one album. Of special interest to journalism teachers, English teachers, and grammarians, is the song “Word Crimes.” The song lists grammar and spelling errors and makes fun of those who don’t […]

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest Coming to History Museum

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest Coming to History Museum
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Word Weekend Features Writers, Hip-Hop, Spoken-Word and More

MCA Chicago presents Word Weekend, an event that showcases Chicago’s active and diverse communities of authors, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists who explore the complexities and pleasures of words, text, and language. The weekend includes activities for every age, whether you’re 9 or 90. Find out what’s happening with contemporary underground publishing […]

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