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How To Celebrate Fat Tuesday In Chicago

It’s Mardi Gras time and hopefully that means the Polar Vortex is coming to an end. To celebrate Fat Tuesday in Chicago, here are a few local bars to ring in the occasion!

03/03/2014

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Things To Do This Weekend: Drink Beer, See A Play (A Good One) & Trek The Stars

The weekend! Let’s take a moment to breath it in. Okay, stop breathing, we don’t have time for breathing, we’ve got things to do. Here are three great things you can do this weekend…

05/17/2013

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Chicago Latino Film Festival: Get There Before It’s Over!

With such a great Latino community, it makes sense that Chicago would have a great Latino film festival. The 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival has started and features some of the best Spanish-speaking films in the world. So, you know, go check it out already!

04/17/2013

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Upcoming Events: Sex, Drugs & Shakespeare (Plus Soup!)

Events! Winter has finally left Chicago and it’s time to go out, eat soup, watch movies about sex, drugs and rock and roll, and watch Shakespeare (the good kind).

04/15/2013

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Best Weekend Events: Spaghetti Wrestling, Outsider Art & Awkward Open Mics

Events for April 12th, 13th & 14th. Get off your butt and go see the best of what Chicago has to offer! Spaghetti wrestling, outsider art, awkward open mics and more!

04/11/2013

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Best Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer In Chicago

From a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you’re in the mood to hear a live concert.

04/11/2013

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Upcoming Events: Free Ice Cream, Hobbits & Sleepy Books

It’s raining, it’s April, deal with it. Here’s some stuff to do so go do it! Ice cream! Hobbits! Books about sleeping! What else do you need?

04/09/2013

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Cure For Boredom: April’s Best Events

Alright! Fine! If you HAVE to leave the house, here are some events you might want to attend. Don’t fall into an empty manhole or get attacked by a bear though…

04/05/2013

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Best Poetry Events In Chicago

From learning about haikus to open mic night, the Chicagoland area offers numerous opportunities for you to learn and experience poetry. Keep the following events in mind when planning how to celebrate National Poetry Month.

04/01/2013

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Cure For Boredom: March’s Best Events

Top five events for the month of March COMING AT YA LIKE A ROCKET OUT OF A CANNON THING THAT SHOOTS ROCKETS WOH WATCH OUT HERE COMES SOME FUN BLAMWAMMY!

02/28/2013

Something 2 Do: December 8-9

Something 2 Do for December 8-9.

12/08/2012

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Cure For Boredom: December’s Events

Here are my top five events for December. Go to them. That’s the point of this article.

12/05/2012

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Cure For Boredom: August’s Events

What does August have in store for us? Read about the best events happening in Chicago right here!

07/31/2012

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Guide: Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival

A festival for the arts, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival livens up Logan Square July 20, 21 & 22. Go to see bands, performances and more!

07/17/2012

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Printers’ Ball: A Party… But With Books

Printers’ Ball is a party in celebration of everything print! Free beer, free books, free entertainment, what could be better? No, really, what?

07/16/2012

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Cure For Boredom: July’s Great Events

My mom said if I don’t go outside at least five times this month she’ll ground me and I won’t be able to play any videogames. So I made a list. It’s a list of five things I want to do in July. You might like this list. Here it is.

07/03/2012

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Memorial Day Events In Your Area

Check out these fun Memorial Day events in your area…

05/14/2012

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Cure For Boredom: May’s Events

The false spring has come and gone, and now we just have to slug through the last month of the real one. Bump up the windbreaker to a medium jacket, wear the thinnest hat, and go attend a couple fine shows and events before June finally arrives and we can shed the extra layers and commence to three months of picnic blankets. You’re so close…

05/01/2012

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Earth Day Events In Your Area

See what events are happening for Earth Day in your area…

04/09/2012

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Cure For Boredom: April’s Events

Let me be the first to say it: I miss winter. The thing about winter, is that it’s an easy excuse to stay in. That’s extraordinarily important for those of us who are socially inept mutants. Your excuses of snow and cold and wild wampas waiting to kill you and drag you back to their cave like that one scene in The Empire Strikes Back can’t be used anymore. You have to go outside again. And, if you gotta go out, you might as well have fun. Here are some events for April that will help you in that endeavor…

03/29/2012

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