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Friday, September 2, 2022

La Esquina, Creepshow, Miss Continental, and Miss Holmes by Kerry Reid, Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

At the corners of Cullerton and Carpenter sits La Esquina, a community center that opened this spring to provide free art classes and provide safer space for neighborhood youth to […] The …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:38PM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Otro Ritmo, Jazz Fest, and more by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Thursday night punk music at One City Tap (3115 S. Archer)? Must be Otro Ritmo! Rejoice in the frenzied guitars of Poison Boys, Liquids (a favorite of Reader senior writer […] The post Otr…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:23PM
Monday, August 29, 2022

Potato pancakes, Mary Jane, and more by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen (1141 S. Jefferson) is celebrating a staggering 80 years in business today, with special offerings and a cake cutting ceremony at lunchtime. The food is …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:08PM
Friday, August 26, 2022

Chalk Howard Street, Reclamation, school supplies, and more by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Rogers Park hosts Chalk Howard Street today, the annual chalk art festival where the neighborhood is the canvas. Renowned 2D and 3D chalk artists will share the streets with kids, […] The …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:37PM

Chinatown hip-hop, Summer Skate, Dracula, and dance by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Have you hit a summer festival in Chinatown yet? Starting today through Sunday, Hip Hop in Chinatown is happening at Chinatown Square (2133 S. China Pl.), a three-day festival celebrating […

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:07PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Douglass Park forum, jazz, Chicago trivia, Studs and Spikes by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

From 5-7 PM, the Chicago Park District has organized a listening session seeking community dialogue about visions for Douglass Park. The park district’s Douglass Park Community Engagement …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 04:34PM
Monday, August 22, 2022

Healing Circle, Nitrate Kisses, disasters, and punk rock by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Hopefully you’ve been following our recent comics journalism pieces on art and artists created by Reader contributor and former Chicagoan Coco Picard (her latest, an interview with artist …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:05AM
Sunday, August 21, 2022

Work from home, work on your home, and more by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Does your work from home soundtrack need a refresh? Patrixia, our latest Chicagoan of Note, is a DJ who dominates the digital club space. She’s so good at getting the […] The post Work f…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 09:09PM
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Records, Ruido, robots, and Peaches by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Chicago Vinyl Connection celebrates one year of bringing independent record sellers, vintage vendors, and music lovers together with today’s latest edition of their nomadic gatherings of g…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:36PM
Friday, August 19, 2022

Las Comadres, tenants rights, Call Me Elizabeth, and more by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Wanna learn more about community groups organizing around issues like tenants rights and the cop academy? The Humboldt Park Housing Project (HPHP), a group fighting for affordable housing fo…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 08:17PM
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Films, discussions, and more by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

The city’s SummerDance series is well under way, and today’s fusion of live music, dance instruction, and outdoor activities takes place in Englewood’s Ogden Park (6500 S. Racine). The…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:34PM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Electro beats, fiction, and more by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Tuesdays are a good day (and night) to visit the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, as there are extended hours for both the museum and the store (10 AM-9 PM) and museum admission is free o…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:56PM
Saturday, August 13, 2022

FroSkate shoe release, tattoos, music fests by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

FroSkate, a BIPOC-led skate collective that centers female, trans, queer, and gender nonconforming skaters, is celebrating the release of the FroSkate x Nike SB Dunk. The skate shoe drops th…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:23PM

Gardens, free stuff, dancing, and laughs by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Get some fresh air today by joining a free garden tour at the Lincoln Park Zoo (2001 N. Clark). Every second Saturday, a staff horticulturist leads groups through the zoo’s […] The post …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:51AM
Friday, August 12, 2022

Youth art, Slo ’Mo, and more by Micco Caporale and Kerry Reid

Summer is coming to a close, and Yollocalli Arts Reach, the free youth arts education program offered through the National Museum of Mexican Art, is looking back at another hot one in the ci…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:28AM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Art on the south side, Dining Out for Life, and more by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Through September 11, the University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life initiative is celebrating 10 years of their artists-in-residence program (dubbed AIR) with the exhibition “All That L…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 08:06PM
Tuesday, August 9, 2022

A rally, a concert, a podcast, a reading by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

At noon, KAN-WIN, a local nonprofit focused on eradicating gender-based violence, especially for women and children across Asian American communities, is holding a rally outside of the Wrigl…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:02PM
Monday, August 8, 2022

Peace, a Scientist, and electronica by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

After School Matters, the nonprofit that provides after-school and summer programs for Chicago teens (while offering them stipends), presents Spotlight on Peace, a performance featuring spok…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:10PM
Saturday, August 6, 2022

Dogs and cats, hip-hop, and fancons by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Got room for a little more love in your life? Check out Famous Fido Rescue’s adoption open house today. Famous Fido (3124 W. Irving Park), a no-kill shelter, finds homes for animals surren…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 07:45PM
Friday, August 5, 2022

Sound healing, Lawndale Arts Festival, Jane, and more music by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Sound healing is both an art and a science, and that’s why many boundary-pushing electronic musicians have worked in the (maligned! misunderstood! incredible!) territory of “new age” m…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 06:20PM

Orchids, Soul Remedy, music, and Billiken by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Arrive at the field house in McKinley Park (2210 W. Pershing) by 7 PM to be led to Orchidelirium, a live performance about the history and symbolism of orchids by Mitsu Salmon. The action wi…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 03:57PM
Monday, August 1, 2022

Jail support, political consultants, and The Bat by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Chicago Community Jail Support, the volunteer mutual aid network that supports people recently released from Cook County Jail, hosts two teach-ins and volunteer training sessions on Zoom thi…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:51PM

Salt Shed opening, Broadway in a park, Queer cinema, and bats by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Join local musicians Makaya McCraven and Sons of Kemet for an outdoor show to celebrate the inaugural evening of the Salt Shed (1357 N. Elston), Chicago’s newest independent music venue, w…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:25PM
Sunday, July 31, 2022

Vaccines, curried chicken, mushroom talk, and music duos by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Have you scheduled your monkeypox (MPV) vaccine yet? While the virus is spreading rapidly among people who have sex with MSM (men who have sex with men), anyone can catch it. Intimate skin-t…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 08:22PM
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Desire, sneakers, disc brakes, soccer by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

While everyone’s distracted by that big downtown music festival, sneak in a leisurely stroll at the Art Institute of Chicago (111. S Michigan). Today is one of the final days to catch Igsh…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 02:22PM
Friday, July 29, 2022

Blasian March, Laughing Song, Dummy, and Giallo Gelato by Kerry Reid, Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

The Blasian March, cofounded in New York by onetime Chicago dancer and performer Rohan Zhou-Lee in the wake of the George Floyd Black Lives Matter protests, has grown to encompass other citi…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 01:33PM

Newberry Book Fair, In The Land, art, and experimental music by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

The 2022 Newberry Book Fair is back and under way today after a three-year break while all of us adjusted to concerns around COVID-19. The fair has traditionally been a must-go event for boo…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:27PM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Fiestas, photographs, audio chaos, and comedy by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Today kicks off the 50th year for Fiesta del Sol, which organizers call the “largest Latino festival of its kind in the country.” The festival is a dizzying combination of workshops, ven…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 05:07PM

Sunset 1919, CUFF, Atomic Sketch, and more by Micco Caporale, Salem Collo-Julin and Kerry Reid

Atomic Sketch, which bills itself “Chicago’s original drink and draw” event, celebrates its 14th birthday today in the best way it knows how: a special anniversary drinking and drawing…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 12:57PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

ShotSpotter held in contempt of court by Matt Chapman and Jim Daley

Rather than release documents, a ShotSpotter attorney requested the contempt order. The post ShotSpotter held in contempt of court appeared first on Chicago Reader.

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 10:02AM
Monday, July 25, 2022

Izzy’s Looks, Elevated Films, cat videos, and music by Micco Caporale and Salem Collo-Julin

Today is the final day to catch Izzy’s Looks, a clothing pop-up at the Gard3n event space (688 N. Milwaukee, Suite 204). Izzy (mononymous like Cher) is a stylist and personal shopper with …

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 06:31PM

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