Forty-five places for ice cream and other frozen treats
Stephanie Kuehnert has a couple launch parties upcoming for her new novel, Ballads of Suburbia. The first is at the Beacon Pub in Forest Park (where Kuehnert tends bar) on Tuesday, July 21, 8 PM; the second at Women & Children First in Andersonville on Friday, July 24, 7:30 PM. Like Kuehnert’s 2008 debut, I […]
To celebrate the debut of Barque, a new line of “canine couture,” there will be a doggy runway show from 6 to 8 PM tonight at Top Dog Productions in Lincoln Park (1551 N. Kingsbury). The event, emceed by Sun-Times columnist Bill Zwecker, is free as long as you RSVP at 312-266-6683. There will be […]
On Thursday, the AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Senior Radio Players will perform two classic radio scripts from 7 to 8:30 PM in the Chicago Cultural Center’s Claudia Cassidy Theater (78 E. Washington). The live performances, which include work by voice actors, sound effects artists, and live […]
Today’s Tribune article about cameras and red lights in Schaumburg gives us an understanding of how officials–and ordinary citizens–like to bend the truth.
In celebration of its tenth event in Chicago in just over two years, Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 10, next Tuesday from 8 to 9 PM, will be free (it’s normally $10). It’ll also move from its usual location at Martyrs’ to the Hyde Park Art Center, where HPAC director Chuck Thurow, poet Kevin Coval, architects […]
Free cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at a doggy runway show in Lincoln Park tonight.
Disco Demolition Night and Jimmy Carter’s “Malaise” speech were just three days apart — coincidence?
Two news stories about unusual barriers being set up for small businesses in the city.
A New York Times rich-people beat reporter condescends to Chicago, part infinity
Sales and deals both on- and offline.
This is a repost, ’cause I think it’s interesting In the early 20th century Henry Blake Fuller was one of Chicago’s most famous writers, with a number of prominent realist novels under his belt and friendships with leading lights such as Thornton Wilder, Jane Addams, and Carl Van Vechten. He worked for the Saturday Evening […]
Northwestern University’s Dearborn Observatory opens its telescope for public observing every Friday night
AFTRA/SAG Senior Radio Players recreate two classic shows from the Golden Age of Radio.