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David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA! - photo gallery

David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA! - photo gallery
David Bowie Is - A must see exhibit at MCA David Bowie Is exhibition — the first retrospective celebrating the music, career, legacy, and style of David Bowie — on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) from September 23, 2014 until January 4, 2015.   Chicago is the only U.S. stop for “David Bowie Is,” bringing together more than 400 objects, most from the David Bowie... Read more »

Gage Gallery's "Shooting From the Hip" featuring Tribune's Scott Strazzante

Gage Gallery's "Shooting From the Hip" featuring Tribune's Scott Strazzante
Scott Strazzante – Shooting from the Hip – Gage Gallery Opening It was Scott’s night! Gage Gallery opening night of  ”Shooting From the Hip” an exhibit featuring street photography from Scott Strazzante. Some of the work featured in the exhibit is from Scott’s Chicago Tribune blog by the same name: http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/shooting-from-the-hip Scott Strazzante was born and... Read more »

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery
45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade Chicago kicked off at noon on June 29, 2014, more than one million turned out to watch and participate. Chicago is well known as a world class parade town and the Pride Parade is one of the best! The parade traveled through the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods. It started at Broadway and... Read more »
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2014 Chicago Blues Festival - photo gallery

Chicago Blues Festival - 2014 | Photography by: Rick Lobes ©2014
31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival – Grant Park It was 3 days of good fun, food and great Blues music along Chicago’s lakefront. It kicked off Friday June 13, 2014 and ended Sunday night in Grant Park. Preforming at this years event was: Friday, June 13 - PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL 6 p.m.                       Carolina Chocolate Drops 7:05... Read more »

Exposure - Chicago Multiple exposure photography

Exposure - Chicago Multiple exposure photography
Exposure – Chicago Multiple exposure photography Photography was invented around 200 years ago, from that point photographers split in two directions. One group of photographers set out to document the world around them. The other went about creating images that could not be seen with the naked eye. I have the pleasure of enjoying both.... Read more »

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Chicago 2014 photo gallery

Saint Patrick's Day Parade Chicago 2014 photo gallery
Saint Patrick’s Day Chicago 2014 Chicago has a long standing tradition for great  St. Patrick’s Day celebration’s, ever since the very first back in 1843.  Today’s celebration turned out to be a very nice day in Chicago, and Chicagoans make it even better! The Chicago River went green between Columbus and Wacker drives. Then revelers... Read more »
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Lego street photography: Chicago style

Lego street photography: Chicago style
As mentioned in a previous post, “Photography is presented to the public in many different art forms”. One art form I did not mention, is called Minifigure Photography. Just the other day, a friend said ”This reminded me of you” and sent me a link of work done by a Minifigure Photographer. The work was of a UK-based photographer named Andrew... Read more »

Chicagoans in winter - Street Photography photos

Chicagoans in winter - Street Photography photos
Photography is presented to the public in many different art forms. Street Photography is one form that photographers use to express their art. Street photography has been a very popular form of photography for a long time. Whether reflected in photographic journalism, art, portrait photography or just a quick “selfie,” all photography captures a moment... Read more »

Mecca Flat Blues - Exhibition at Chicago Cultural Center

Mecca Flat Blues - Exhibition at Chicago Cultural Center
The “Mecca” Hotel was built in 1891, on the corner of 34th Street from State to Dearborn. At the time it was the largest and most richly furnished permanent hotel in Chicago. The building was completed just in time for the Chicago 1893 “Colombian World Exposition”. This enormous complex was expected to house the huge crowds visiting... Read more »
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Valentine's Day Better Together in Chicago - video

Valentine's Day Better Together in Chicago - video
According to the History Channel website: HISTORY OF VALENTINE’S DAY Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.... Read more »
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