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SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

SCRABBLE Starts with Literacy

People are getting ready to shake their tile bags, rack their brains and roll at the 11th Annual “It’s Your Word Against Theirs,” SCRABBLE for Literacy Challenge on Sunday, November 2. Sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVI) and supported by local chapters of the North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA), the event will be held […]

Catching Up with Oliver Stone at the Chicago Film Festival

The 3-time Oscar-winning Hollywood legendary director Oliver Stone visited Chicago on October 12. He was promoting new director’s cuts of  “Alexander the Great” and “Natural Born Killers” at the Chicago International Film Festival. Columbia College Chicago student Meiling Jin asked Stone about the director’s cuts and why these two films are so special for him, as well as additional questions about […]

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HotHouse has Plans to Heat Up Hyde Park

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HotHouse has Plans to Heat Up Hyde Park

Old and New Dreams Festival Pass Introducing the Old and New Dreams Festival Pass. Access to all four programs October 17-19 with one discounted pass. Your pass entitles you to one seat. The Old and New Dreams Festival takes place at the Promontory 5311 S. Lake Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Please click on […]

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Redmoon Goes Big

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Redmoon Goes Big

If you see houses a blaze and barges afloat in the Chicago River next weekend, don’t panic. Three life size houses will be set on fire in memory of the Great Chicago Fire to help tell the story of overcoming resilience after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The very first Great Chicago Fire Festival combined a Chicago […]

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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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Funky Turns 40 Featuring Black Animation Art at DuSable Museum

Don’t miss Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution at the DuSable Museum (June 27 – October 20) This exhibit from the Museum of Uncut Funk is a collection of  animation art from classic cartoons of  the 1970s.The show will travel around the U.S., but there are some Chicago connections that are too good to ignore.  […]

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Riverwest Music Festival Releases Final Lineup

Riverwest Music Festival, Chicago’s premier three-day music festival showcasing the world’s finest in electronic music, has just released the final phase of their inaugural lineup, including the addition of global superstar Loco Dice, along with other can’t miss acts like The Martinez Brothers. Featuring 40 artists over three days – July 4-6 – and across three stages, the […]

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