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HUNNY sweetens up Chicago during sold-out show

HUNNY sweetens up Chicago during sold-out show

February 10, 2019

Eager audience members herded to the middle of the main floor as HUNNY frontman Jason Yarger ascended from the balcony into their hands during the band's final song. The pop-punk group made a name fo...

Puppy bowl viewing party

Puppy bowl viewing party

By Ignacio Calderon

February 7, 2019

Filed under Arts & Culture, Galleries, Multimedia

One Tail at a Time Adoption Center, 2144 N. Wood St., hosted Puppy Bowl XV on Feb. 3 at Park and Field restaurant and bar, 3509 W. Fullerton Ave. One Tail at a Time began in 2008 and has since facilitated over...

Friends, femmes and philanthropy: Galentine’s Day becomes cultural tradition

Friends, femmes and philanthropy: Galentine’s Day becomes cultural tradition

February 4, 2019

Whether it’s celebrated with mimosas, presents or waffles from JJ’s Diner, Galentine’s Day has become a trend for many since a February 2010 episode of “Parks and Recreation” coined the term...

STOP-IT group continues support during National Human Trafficking Month

STOP-IT group continues support during National Human Trafficking Month

February 4, 2019

A Human Trafficking 101 converation took center stage Jan. 26 at the Monarch Thrift Shop in Logan Sqaure.As part of Human Trafficking Prevention Month, the event was presented by STOP-IT, an initiative...

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

By Alexandra Yetter

February 2, 2019

Filed under Arts & Culture

With over 30,000 followers on Instagram, yoga instructor and intuitive healer Kate Van Horn is part of a growing social media trend of spirituality intersecting with health and wellness.What some may ...

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

REVIEW: Delicious food thaws winter blues at BAITA

January 28, 2019

As temperatures plummet and snow covers the city, warm comfort foods are in demand. Look no further than BAITA at Eataly.BAITA is serving up Italian-style food inspired by the cuisine found in Alpine ...

Q&A: Theatre alumnus stands tall in ‘Kinky Boots’ musical

Q&A: Theatre alumnus stands tall in ‘Kinky Boots’ musical

By Molly Walsh

January 25, 2019

Filed under Arts & Culture

Much to his father’s displeasure, Charlie Price inherits the struggling family business, a shoe factory, and with the help of some new friends, takes his business to new heights and learns to strut ...

Chicago, the puppetry capital of the world for 11 days

Chicago, the puppetry capital of the world for 11 days

By Kendall Polidori

January 25, 2019

Filed under Arts & Culture

With more than 100 performances and 24 shows and events from 10 different countries, the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival hits the city for its third year this month, with Columbia once again par...

Myopic Books with a side of improvisational music

Myopic Books with a side of improvisational music

January 22, 2019

Book buyers browsing shelves for new reads in Wicker Park can now be serenaded by two musicians improvising their performance during a weekly music series, Live-Music Mondays.The event at Myopic Books, 1564 N. Mi...

‘The Beach’ splashes onto Navy Pier

January 18, 2019

While the cold months may be here, Navy Pier has introduced a free escape. “The Beach Chicago,” which opened Jan. 19, is a free interactive public art installation designed to emulate being at a b...

Accio, muggles! Magic is brewing in Logan Square

Accio, muggles! Magic is brewing in Logan Square

January 17, 2019

Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. Magic is brewing in Logan Square for a Harry Potter-inspired event featuring themed beer and "Quidditch pong." Muggles, or non-magic people, are encouraged to arrive ...

Q&A: ‘The Lightning Thief’ electrifies Chicago

Q&A: ‘The Lightning Thief’ electrifies Chicago

By Molly Walsh

January 11, 2019

Filed under Arts & Culture

Percy Jackson finds himself faced with some practical problems of being a teenage boy growing up in New York: drama at school, a mother with a rude boyfriend and the oh-so-casual pressure of preventing a war between the go...

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