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Tattoo parlors offer special prices for Friday the 13th

Tattoo parlors offer special prices for Friday the 13th

October 9, 2017

Once or twice a year on Friday the 13th, tattoo parlors participate in an unofficial community celebration and offer tattoos and piercings for reduced prices. On Oct. 13, tattoo parlors across Chicago will once...

DIY artist Bernadette Kemper gives old furniture makeovers through colorful painting finishes and offers DIY art workshops throughout the Chicagoland. 

Old furniture shines in DIY art workshops

April 4, 2016

For some people, a battered wooden dresser in an alley is rubbish waiting to be collected. But for a growing number of DIY enthusiasts, these castoffs are blank canvases waiting to be transformed into f...

‘What’s The Deal With’ Pop Art?

February 1, 2016

Throughout the last 27 years, Bart Simpson has been many things. He was an Academy Award winner, boy-band sensation and even somehow managed to stay 10 years old the entire time.However, he was recently ab...

Dr. Stephen Sheldon is a professor of pediatrics and neurology at Northwestern University and director of the Sleep Medicine Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital, 225 E. Chicago Ave.

‘La Palette’ exhibit blends photography, painting, neurology

November 9, 2015

To audiences viewing a completed artwork, the creative process behind it can seem mysterious and unclear, but the Ed Paschke Art Center, 5415 W. Higgins Ave., is bridging that gap.“La Palette,” an ex...

Third gender option needed on legal documents

By Managing Editor

November 2, 2015

Bhumika Shrestha, a transgender activist from Nepal, made history Oct. 24 with her arrival at the 2015 International Lesbian and Gay Association’s Asia conference. Following years of fighting after the Nepal Supreme Court ordered the government to create a category for citizens identifying as neither male nor female in 2007, Shrestha became the first Nepal citizen to travel with a passport marked “O” for “other” as g...

Enrollment still down, time to wake up

By Heather Scroering

September 18, 2012

At last year’s State of the College Address to faculty and staff in March, President Warrick L. Carter boldly admitted that perhaps the college was “asleep at the switch” in regards to retention and enrollment. As this academic year’s anemic figures come out, the significant enrollment slump is yet more proof of how much damage being “asleep at the switch” has done.The college’s enrollment numbers have been de...

Painting for peace

By Darryl Holliday

May 9, 2011

Without a rain cloud in sight, painted umbrellas could be seen high along the Chicago River. The symbolically decorated.umbrellas were part of a global movement in support of worldwide peace through creative means.The Umbrellas for Peace march on May 3, in which more than 200 people gathered, was a prelude to the Museum of Private Art Collections opening on May 5 at the River East Art Center at Navy Pier. The event drew a div...

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