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Funky Turns 40 Featuring Black Animation Art at DuSable Museum

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.  […]

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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Foodies at the Taste experience delicious options

Chicago foodie Raquel Salgado walked away from the Smoke Daddy barbecue, scarfing down a juicy, nutritious pulled-chicken sandwich. She sat down in the shade with her lunch, talking to friends and other foodies, while enjoying the upper 60-degree weather. Salgado attends the Taste of Chicago in July every year in Chicago, and like most people […]

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Don’t Leave Money on the Table, Negotiate Like a Pro

It’s on Tuesday, June 24 at Columbia College Chicago’s Journalism Department. 6 p.m. networking and the program goes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Have you ever left money on the table? Had a negotiation go badly? Not asked for more than that first offer?  Learn what negotiation is, what’s in a hiring manager’s head, the do’s and […]

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Jazz at the Met: A Swinging Good Time with Leah Hope

Get ready for sizzling jazz and cool blues at Jazz at the Met, Saturday, June 21, from 3-7 p.m., at the Metropolitan Family Services Calumet Center, 235 East 103rd St., Chicago. ABC 7 Chicago News Reporter Leah Hope will emcee the event, with performances by The Beverly All-Stars featuring Liane K. Williams and Margaret Murphy, […]

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Techweek Forced to Cancel “Black Tie Rave”

Techweek planned to  host its Black Tie Rave, “an event that gives Techweek attendees the chance support local nonprofits, rub elbows with the biggest names in tech, congratulate this year’s Chicago Techweek100″  in Chicago, but an inept advertising move got in the way. The ad that went out featured a cheesy photo of women in cheesecake poses and […]

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Chicago’s Oldest Jazz Club Thrives in South Loop

Jazz Showcase is set up like a classic jazz club right out of the movies. The lighting is dim, with only a few softly lit chandeliers on the ceiling and candles glowing on each table. Jazz Showcase is also the oldest living jazz listening room in Chicago and is nestled in the heart of the […]

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