On display at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 11
Issue of Dec. 3 – 9, 2009
Morning Art: Alexandra Dietz
Part of “Black Market,” on display at 1101 W. Fulton
Morning Art: Edra Soto
Part of the show “Forever Vegetal,” on display at Roots and Culture
Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival
Featuring Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Dr. Dog, and the Emmitt-Nershi Band
America to Canada: “Our Corporations Can’t Exploit All Your IP Laws Yet—So Change Them”
The fallout up north from “Buy American” laws inspires a “Bribe Canadians” approach to copyright negotiations. Plus, the major labels may have a comeuppance on the way for their Great White Northern artist-cheating scheme.
How Bad Is the Weather?
If you follow the barometric pressure readings, really bad. Today’s most vivid scene: watching a construction worker chase his hard hat, which was blowing down the street.
Being Bad Likely to Become Less Illegal
Honesty: too vague a concept for the Supreme Court?
Please, No Malice Towards My Pimp Cup
He is, after all, the ultimate American Pimp.
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
Ikea’s Julbord, a Christmas and winter beer tasting at Delilah’s, the grand opening of the Dill Pickle Food Co-op, and more food and drink events.
Music with a message in the matrix
Sarah Palin’s Supporters Talk Feminism
Sarah Palin’s supporters talk about the feminist movement.
Free screening of locally-made comedy “The Strip”
Women in Film Chicago presents a free industry screening for members of the locally-shot convenience store comedy “The Strip” Thursday 12/10 at Landmark Century Centre.
BYOO (Blow Your Own Ornament)
Create your own blown glass ornaments
Free Megabus Trips From January 6 to March 30
Megabus is offering 100,000 free bus seats to those traveling between January 6, 2010, and March 20, 2010.
Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel, I Mod It Out of Clay
Mod dreidels from Jonathan Adler