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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 »

Beautiful Winter day at Montrose Harbor and around town - photo gallery

Beautiful Winter day at Montrose Harbor and around town - photo gallery
Today I put on my homer hat and headed to the Northside to capture a few more photos of our beautiful Chicago. It was a nice sunny 17 degrees outside with some pretty cold winds coming in from the lakefront. I ended up in Uptown and Montrose Harbor. Over the past few months I have... Read more »

What is a PechaKucha 20x20 night at the House of Blues? - photos

Pronouncing Pecha Kucha - PechaKucha 20x20 | Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow - 10/28/2013
PechaKucha 20×20 night at the House of Blues A PechaKucha 20×20 was held Monday night in Chicago at the House of Blues. The Chicago Tribune’s award-winning photographers, videographers and editors presented a unique look at the world of photojournalism in a fun, informal night of rapid-fire storytelling. Nearly a dozen photojournalists presented what it’s like, and what... Read more »
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Midnight Circus In the Parks Comes to Margate Park This Weekend

Midnight Circus In the Parks Comes to Margate Park This Weekend
If you have not seen Midnight Circus yet, what are you waiting for? Here is info and photos from a previous post: It doesn’t matter if you are a 1 year old or 100 years old, Midnight Circus in the Parks is simply the best entertainment option available in Chicago. It is filled with nonstop... Read more »

10 pieces of advice I could not understand at 20

At the age of twenty advice is not something that is always easily accepted or understood. All that changes with time. Good advice is not always available to everyone. Even if it were available to me at the age of twenty, I was not a person that was ready to listen or act on any... Read more »

Peace Day Fails in Chicago - Photos

Peace Day Fails in Chicago - Photos
A Peace Day in Chicago Celebration was held Friday from Noon to 1 pm  in Daley Plaza. It was the 35th Anniversary of the event sponsored by Chicago Build The Peace Committee a non-profit organization. Quoting the origination’s mission statement,  ”to promote the values, attitudes, behaviors and institutions that build the peace in individuals, families, schools,... Read more »
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Pop Up Art Loop on State Street: Photo Gallery

Pop Up Art Loop on State Street: Photo Gallery
Pop Up Art Loop on State Street photo gallery It’s all about discovering Art in unexpected places! As I was walking down State Street I noticed crowds of people moving in and out of the alley across from the Chicago Theater. It appeared to be a great photo opportunity. I was also just curious as... Read more »

Capture the Moment

I hear it all the time, “you obviously love what you do” along with “nice shot” and “you have a good eye”. These comments refer to my love of photography. Recently a photojournalist friend of mine commented on one of my photos along with a note that said, “Capture the moments…the magic…the miracles of life!”... Read more »

Chicago Air Show 2013 Media Day: photos

Lima Lima Flight Team flying over Chicago lakefront. - Chicago Air Show 2013 Media Day - Rick Lobes ©2013
This weekend is the 55th annual Chicago Air and Water Show, taking place this Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm. It is the largest free air and water show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point.... Read more »
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Movie night: Everything Is Terrible at Lincoln Hall

Untouchable: The Drew Peterson Story - Photo credits : Michael Yarish
Think Mystery Science Theatre 3000 does silly Lifetime movies instead of sci-fi and you get a new hybrid movie night and comedy show at Lincoln Hall called Once In A Lifetime. Saki, a record store and art space in Logan Square teamed up with the folks from Lincoln Hall and Everything is Terrible, to present this... Read more »