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Who knew National Sangria Day is December 20th? How exactly do we, as a Nation, decide on these special ‘days’? Is it on the yearly ballot and I’m just missing it? Did I not see the poll on Facebook? Or perhaps I missed the Tweetup?

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Fresh off a stint at Miami’s Art Basel, one of Brazil’s most prolific street artists sits down with us to talk about his experience at Wynwood, the roots and history of street art in The States and in Brazil and what it takes to free himself through painting.

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Plastic garbage cans set aflame by young people occupying intersections demanding an audience is a regular occurrence these days. Streetlamps have been ripped out of the ground. A couple of public buses have been torched. Many students are on hunger strike. Schools are taken over in citywide “tomas,” suspending classes for months. Some say the […]

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One of the great rewards about making homemade marshmallows, besides wowing your friends and family with your mad skills, is that you can flavor them. Peppermint, vanilla, almond, cherry, caramel, chocolate, maple – pretty much anything is doable.

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In the post-Thanksgiving weightloss haze that is my life, I’ve discovered and redefined what comfort food eating means in an Oak Park restaurant called Munch. And like most gems, there is much more than meets the eye.

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facebook_event_856816847772107 Friday, September 23 2016 Chicago Horror Film Festival Patio Theater, Irving Park Rd, Chicago
facebook_event_290282578010483 Friday, September 23 5th Annual Social Change Film Festival ShowPlace ICON Chicago with ICON X, Chicago
facebook_event_211554292581070 Sunday, September 25 Dusek’s 2nd Annual Blocktoberfest Dusek’s, Chicago
facebook_event_360474631007306 Sunday, September 25 Concert To End Gun Violence DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago
facebook_event_1038421652931801 Monday, September 26 Noam Chomsky in Chicago Northwestern Law, Chicago
facebook_event_467188430146957 Tuesday, September 27 Hamilton in Chicago – Opening Night The PrivateBank Theatre, Chicago
facebook_event_153908488347375 Tuesday, September 27 Lagunitas Taco Mixer Deja Brew Bar & Grille, Oak Lawn
facebook_event_518719498335927 Wednesday, September 28 Angel Olsen with Rodrigo Amarante – TWO nights! Thalia Hall, Chicago
facebook_event_1428682627147017 Thursday, September 29 Chicago, IL. · Latino Indie Caravan 2016 Joe’s on Weed St., Chicago
facebook_event_160827637658031 Friday, September 30 28th Annual Oyster Fest Chicago Oyster Fest Chicago, Chicago
facebook_event_143319496104876 Saturday, October 1 90’s Booze Cruise | Chicago, IL Chicago, IL, Chicago
facebook_event_1658356501156347 Sunday, October 2 Carla Morrison – Concord Concord Music Hall, Chicago
facebook_event_1724392634487632 Sunday, October 2 Ta-ku (live) ft Wafia & special guests | Chicago Thalia Hall, Chicago
facebook_event_1772942129613148 Wednesday, October 5 Jazz a la Mexicana Jazz Showcase 806 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605,
facebook_event_933342383442650 Wednesday, October 5 Perujazz – World Music Wednesday Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
facebook_event_247931438939458 Thursday, October 6 45 Years of Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago
facebook_event_468127046712073 Friday, October 7 Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert – Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1598667257094139 Friday, October 7 The Visual Heist: Artist Reception The Creative Hub, Hammond
facebook_event_554121864759663 Friday, October 7 Brujeria / Cattle Decapitation / Pinata Protest at Reggies Rock Club Reggies, Chicago
facebook_event_1824915011078290 Friday, October 7 Swing Brasiliero – Global Dance Party Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago
facebook_event_567849083373351 Saturday, October 8 Fiesta Mexicana Family Concert – Garfield Park Conservsatory Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago