Part of the Holiday Boutique at Simply Chicago Art
Tag: Vol. 39 No. 9
Issue of Nov. 19 – 25, 2009
* Our recommendations for movies to see and avoid this long weekend; * A roundup of Black Friday & weekend sales at Chicago boutiques; * Quenchers kicks off a week-long European beer tour tomorrow; * And there’s plenty of BYO Thai in the city, if you’ve had your fill of cooking and traditional American food.
Thanksgiving Early Warnings Roundup
New Early Warnings this week include the Appleseed Cast, Atlas Sound, Crystal Castles, Fucked Up, and the Good Life.
You Shoot: Chicago Thanksgiving
I was reading through a bunch of old Reader articles the other day – the best and/or most intriguing of which are stored here in a running list – and I realized, as I sometimes do, that I’m thankful to work here, because I get to work with or otherwise participate in publishing the work […]
This Week’s Food and Drink Events
The annual European Beer Tour at Quenchers, an organic-cocktail tasting, Thomas Keller signing Ad Hoc at Home, and more.
No One’s Pardoning These Turkeys
New movies open today for the holiday weekend, including Fantastic Mr. Fox. Also: a recap of the fall’s best movies still screening in theaters.
Chicago Best Sellers for Week Ending November 22
What’s hot in local bookstores
Pop-Up Art Loop Opens Temporary Galleries in Vacant Loop Storefronts
The Chicago Loop Alliance’s new initiative, Pop-Up Art Loop, allows artists to turn unoccupied storefronts into temporary galleries for free.
The Law Bulletin Retrenches
The Chicago Daily Law Bulleting lays off two editors
Joe Laiacona’s Petition Challenge Against Deb Mell May Get a Hearing Soon
Joe Laiacona awaits a ruling on his petition challenge against Deb Mell in their race for 40th District rep.
Free Beard Trims at State Street Barbers
State Street Barbers is offering free beard trims through December 24th.
Chopped and Sade’d
I’m thankful for fan-made Sade remixes.
Will Any of These Ideas Save Your Newspaper?
Woody Lewis looks at newspapers making creative use of social media.
Gonna Set My Soul on Fire
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich will debate the merits of the Elvis Presley vehicle Viva Las Vegas at Columbia College on Wednesday, December 16.
More on the WaPo’s Chicago Bureau Cuts
What does losing the Chicago bureau of the Washington Post actually entail?