Arts & Culture

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Best Meditation Centers In The Chicago Area

Whether you need a guided meditation class or just a place for contemplation, consider checking out the following five mediation centers in the Chicago area.

06/30/2014

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Best Local Bookstores In Chicago

From used bookstores to finding just the right place to get children’s books, the Chicago area has plenty of independent bookstores to visit.

06/23/2014

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Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events In Chicago

There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.

06/16/2014

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Historic Walking Tours Of Chicago

Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.

06/09/2014

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Best Summer 2014 Craft Fairs In Chicago

Find new artwork for your home while enjoying food, music and more at these five Chicago-area craft fairs.

06/02/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In Chicago

Taking in a museum on a date gives you talking points beyond the trite astrological sign and six degrees of school or city separation.

05/26/2014

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Best Children’s Bookstores In Chicago

Help your child find the right book by checking out these bookstores for children in the Chicago area.

05/19/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers In Chicago

The art-related organizations listed here depend on their volunteers to aid in their success. Here you will find the five best volunteer opportunities for art lovers in Chicago.

05/12/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Best Kids Art Classes In Chicago

Anytime is a great time for youngsters to express themselves through art. But when school lets out for summer vacation, kids have more time to try a fun art medium such as clay or film making. Chicago is rich in camps and classes with an art focus.

05/05/2014

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Best Indie Movie Theaters In Chicago

Whether you like to watch the latest blockbusters or just want to see a favorite classic, skip the larger theaters and consider checking out these five indie movie theaters in Chicago.

04/28/2014

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Best 2014 Summer Festivals In Chicago

With all of the festivals taking place in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, there is something for everyone almost every summer weekend.

04/21/2014

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Best Visual Artists To See In Chicago

Explore local artists’ works by checking out the following Chicago-area visual artists.

04/14/2014

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Best Date Ideas For Art Lovers In Chicago

Art plus food, cocktails, chocolates or music equals a fun or romantic date when couples look beyond the obvious.

04/07/2014

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Historic Churches In Chicago

Take a look at the Windy City’s history while exploring these historic churches in Chicago.

03/31/2014

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Best Shops To Buy Affordable Art In Chicago

Finding art in Chicago can be affordable when patronizing the following best shops in Chicago.

03/24/2014

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Best Filmmaking Classes And Workshops In Chicago

Put that creativity to use with Chicago’s best filmmaking classes and workshops.

03/17/2014

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Best Spring 2014 Theater Productions In Chicago

Now that Chiberia is behind us, go out and see a play this spring in the Chicago area.

03/10/2014

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Best Chicago Places To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2014

Sometimes a little nudge is needed to recognize women’s contributions to the professions and the world.

03/03/2014

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Best Museum Exhibits This Spring In Chicago

Even though Chicagoans know their city has world-class museums, it sometimes takes a head’s up about a special exhibit to move busy people away from their routines.

02/24/2014

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