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Map for Blues Fest 2013 Starts Today

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Map for Blues Fest 2013 Starts Today

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Your Sweet Tooth Will Thank You When You Visit Pilsen’s Nuevo Leon

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Your Sweet Tooth Will Thank You When You Visit Pilsen’s Nuevo Leon

Tourists from all over the country come to visit Panaderia Nuevo Leon, one of Pilsen’s oldest and most beloved bakeries. Since 1973, Nuevo Leon has carried the tradition of a mexican-style bakery where customers come in, grab a tray and tongs, and serve themselves. No matter what time of day it is, your sense of […]

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FACE OFF: Skull-A-Day vs Street Anatomy Gallery Show Opens at the Museum of Surgical Science

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FACE OFF: Skull-A-Day vs Street Anatomy Gallery Show Opens at the Museum of Surgical Science

Skull-A-Day and Street Anatomy have joined forces to bring together the greatest collection of skull art, to celebrate the 3rd Annual Skull Appreciation Day! The resulting exhibition of skull inspired art works co-curated by Noah Scalin and Vanessa Ruiz will be on view at the International Museum of Surgical Science, in Chicago May 31 – August 25, 2013. […]

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Laugh out loud improv at the Laugh Out Loud Theatre

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Laugh out loud improv at the Laugh Out Loud Theatre

The audience wasn’t large, but the laughter was non stop at the Laugh Out Loud Theatre as four amateur comedians took center stage for the weekly Saturday improv show. The comedians: Jin Kim, Guy Wicke, Kate Cohen and Mary Lorenz had the audience laughing from the moment they came out onto the stage at 9:30 […]

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As roller derby evolves, sport leaders look to improve safety

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As roller derby evolves, sport leaders look to improve safety

Four years after the Drew Barrymore film Whip It and the new wave of derby girls the movie brought to the rink, changes in flat track roller derby are aimed at improving skater safety as the sport evolves. Once a month at U.I.C. Pavilion, people can experience a bout of hard-hitting action from the Windy […]

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Manifest Talent, Identity, Achievement and Celebrate

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Manifest Talent, Identity, Achievement and Celebrate

It is the end of the semester at Columbia College Chicago, and Friday is that yearly explosion of talent and fun: Manifest. View the video preview and then read the 5 reasons Manifest is the place to be on Friday. 1. “Manifest Destiny” (Be there or be square) Columbia’s mission is, “to educate students who […]

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Chicago celebrates poetry year round

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Chicago celebrates poetry year round

National Poetry Month just came to an end when April turned to May, but some Chicago poets say the city celebrates poetry all year round. Chicago boasts a Poetry Foundation, a Poetry Center and poetry reading events on almost any night of the week. Chicago even has an official Poetry Tour, which includes Poet Laureate Gwendolyn […]

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