Five Things to Do in Chicago This Week

Five Things to Do in Chicago This Week
Up next in our series of weekend plans from notable, in-the-know locals: Shoni Currier, Director of Performing Arts at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and curator of OnEdge, which begins this Friday (details below). ‚ÄúThis is a …
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NEFA & CDF Announce RDDI Chicago Artists
The New England Foundation for the Arts, together with the Chicago Dancemakers Forum, is excited to announce the 12 Chicago-based artists selected to participate in a 10-day dance lab with support from The Reva and David Logan Foundation, the John …
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Things to do the week of Jan. 17

Things to do the week of Jan. 17
Don't miss this opportunity to see the Chicago-based dance theater company. Thursday: Real to Reel: Meru; 7 p.m., Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St.; $ 7; sc4a.org. Watch three elite climbers struggle to find their way, personally and up …
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What's New In Chicago
For years there was a huge disconnect for queer visitors between downtown Chicago, where the bulk of the city's best shopping and cultural attractions (and subsequently hotels) are, and Lakeview (aka Boystown) where all the gay nightlife is. The answer …
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Multiple Suburbs Among Best Cities for Illinois Families: Report
In all, 162 cities were ranked on WalletHub's survey. The findings were based on categories including most playgrounds per capita, most attractions, and most affordable housing, according to the report.
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Five things that happened in Chicago sports during Patrick Kane's streak

Five things that happened in Chicago sports during Patrick Kane's streak
December 16, 2015 6:38pm EST December 16, 2015 7:00am EST Patrick Kane's 26-game run garnered headlines and attention in Chi-Town, but that doesn't mean the Windy City's other sports teams went on vacation. Five things that happened in Chicago …
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Hey-Hey! Bid On Jack Brickhouse's Trove of Chicago Sports Memorabilia
1, they have the greatest sports fans in the nation, and No. 2, he just felt they were the most wonderful, friendly people on earth," Pat Brickhouse told DNAinfo Chicago. The collection of items tells the fascinating story of Jack Brickhouse's life …
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Mike Ditka's Finger and Other Awesome Chicago Sports Gifts
Run out of gift ideas for the Chicago sports superfan in your life? The Patch team found a few Chicago curiosities on Amazon.com that could fit under any sports fan's tree this Christmas. The Blackhawks sneaker-slippers pair well with the Derrick Rose …
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Which Chicago team has the biggest fan base?
The Chicago Cubs ended a four-year streak of dwindling fan engagement and the Chicago Blackhawks maintained their second-place spot in the latest release of fan base data from market research firm Nielsen Scarborough. Surveys of nearly 3,700 …
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