By: Alvaro Martinez   I happened to be in Chicago this summer and I can testify that it is a feast for the senses. It has everything a major city of the world must have and even a little more. The...
By: Celia Borg As each week passes, another festival happens somewhere in Chicago, celebrating an aspect of Chicago culture. This last weekend in the North side of Chicago, Southport Street was blocked off for the annual Southport Art Festival...

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By Kathia Ortiz Cantilo Left the window open Scarlet tanager step in Never saw such vibrant colors Majesty chirping song enchanted me He flew around, posed on my nude chest Time drift quickly, it vanished like sand on my hands on my skin the memories of...
By: Brenda Torres The Harold Washington Library Center of the Chicago Public Library is hosting the exhibit Pintando: Colors of Education, a group of paintings that were once used has covers for educational textbooks in Mexico.  Pintando: Colors of Education...
By: Robert Dotson The Millennium Art Festival is a congregation of artists and arts of all kinds. This 10th annual event set between Michigan Avenue and East Lake street the festival was located in the perfect spot of downtown Chicago...
By: Brenda Torres The Harold Washington Library in the South Loop is hosting an art installation from the National Veterans Art Museum.  The installation is called Above and Beyond and consists of 58,307 hand-stamped replicated dog tags that all hang...
By: Cailey Griffin The Cher Show - A New Musical dazzled the Chicago audience opening night on June 28th. The Cher Show is currently on its Pre-Broadway run in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre through July 15th. When I first...
By, Jadae This week, we had our second set of sessions for our art program. We received some very needed- and very appreciated- donations that helped this week stay afloat. Going into these sessions, I wasn`t sure if many people...
By: Brenda Torres If you are a driver, you try to avoid potholes in Chicago, you are not looking for art on the road. Jim Bachor is a unique type of street artist. Chicago has many works of art by...
By Sabi Reza One of the gems of the city of Chicago is the Garfield Park Conservatory. Home to Illinois-native plants as well as species that can be found all over the world from the rainforests of Sumatra to the...

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