Chicago Detours offers free historical tours of the Mag Mile through the end of July.
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 45
Issue of Jul. 29 – Aug. 4, 2010
Early Warnings Roundup
This week’s Early Warning include Atmosphere, Big Boi, High on Fire, Delorean, Jonsi, Maserati, Bob Mould, Surfer Blood, Of Montreal, the Thermals, and Titus Andronicus.
7/31 Grand Opening of Chicago’s First Bike Park
Chicago Area Mountain Bikers and the Chicago Park District celebrate the opening of Chicago’s first bike park with a party on July 31.
This Week in the Reader’s Music Section
Tim Kinsella talks Cap’n Jazz, “Bartok rockers” Reds and Blue finally release their first album, Kings of Leon get a thumbs-down from the pigeon community, and more.
7/29 — Free Pizza and Wine at WineStyles
WineStyles offers free samples of wine and pizza Thu 7/29.
Fully Nonironic Praise of a Chicago Public Service
The City of Chicago has a tendency to take it on the chin from the Reader on (frequent) occasion,
7/29-8/1 — Fiesta del Sol Festival in Pilsen
Pilsen’s 38th annual Fiesta del Sol takes place this weekend from Thu-Sun 7/29-8/1.
“Redneck Sports” . . . for Charity
Next up: Pimps and Hoes for the mesothelioma cure.
Dinner & a Show: Thursday 7/29
Music Show: Tortoise 2.0 The group was commissioned by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Jazz Institute of Chicago to kick off the series Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz with an original composition incorporating some of the city’s most interesting jazz players. Reedists Ed Wilkerson Jr. and Greg Ward, flutist Nicole Mitchell, pianist […]
7/29 — Free Cheesecake at Eli’s
Eli’s Cheesecake Company, celebrates National Cheesecake Day with free cheesecake slices.
African Women and Science Fiction
Wanuri Kahiu’s post-apocalyptic short “Pumzi” screens and YA novelist Nnedi Okorafor reads and speaks in the African Woman and Science Fiction program Sunday at the DuSable Museum of African American History.
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
Berry dinners, garden tours, wine classes, and more.
The End of an Era: No More Extraordinary Popular Delusions on Tuesdays at Hotti Biscotti
After more than five years, Extraordinary Popular Delusions’ extraordinary run at Hotti Biscotti comes to an end.
Sales Today and Tomorrow
Shop sales downtown and learn to make resin pendants this weekend.
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