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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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Upcoming Events

facebook_event_1174745632596280 Wednesday, December 7 Holiday Giggle Fundraiser for CDDLN Joe’s on Weed St., Chicago
facebook_event_1750015128574453 Wednesday, December 7 A Tribe Called Red – Lincoln Hall Lincoln Hall + Schubas, Chicago
facebook_event_158822821236673 Thursday, December 8 Parrandón Navideño 3456 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-4028, United States,
facebook_event_1127424277335923 Friday, December 9 Orisha Dance Chicago with Iré Elese Abure – Global Dance Party Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago
facebook_event_1735939890006820 Saturday, December 10 The Chicago Art Girls Holiday Pop Up Shop 2016 Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School, Chicago
facebook_event_1784797055176597 Saturday, December 10 Art For the People: FTP’s December Showcase! Build Coffee, Chicago
facebook_event_696281590529745 Saturday, December 10 Las Caras Lindas: Leró Martínez Roldán Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1844359122467229 Tuesday, December 13 MCA Talk: Kimberly Drew and Rashayla Marie Brown Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
facebook_event_349704938695548 Friday, December 16 Trio Ellas National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
facebook_event_184125492008206 Wednesday, December 21 Cafe Tacvba House of Blues Chicago, Chicago
facebook_event_1385288178167691 Friday, December 23 Merry-Achi Christmas Concert Copernicus Center, Chicago
facebook_event_335344256803253 Friday, December 23 Mariachi Sol de Mexico: Concierto Navideño Copernicus Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1749199978666445 Friday, January 20 Inauguration Day #Jan20StrikeAgainstHate The United States of America,
facebook_event_1730167617271520 Saturday, April 22 Fresh Ayers: Margaret Randall – “She Becomes Time” – with Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn & Rachel DeWoskin 57th Street Books, Chicago
facebook_event_1286203368078763 Thursday, June 15 19th Annual Allied Media Conference Allied Media Conference, Detroit