Posts in category "Arts & Entertainment"

Join Red Bull In Supporting Emerging Chicago Artists - 5/16/13

Join Red Bull In Supporting Emerging Chicago Artists - 5/16/13
RED BULL CURATES:  THE CANVAS COOLER PROJECT SHINES A LIGHT ON CHICAGO’S EMERGING ARTISTS     Project Gives Artists Unique Exhibition & Career Boosting Opportunities. Red Bull is pretty good about getting their name out there. Whether its through their quirky animated commercials, launching handmade flying machines off of short piers, or skydiving from outer space,... Read more »

Explore Your Creative Side This Weekend with FREE Workshops at Lillstreet

Explore Your Creative Side This Weekend with FREE Workshops at Lillstreet
Free Workshops at LillStreet. Are you looking to explore your creative side this weekend? Well, pack up the kids  or grab a friend and head over to Lillstreet and get your creative juices flowing with FREE workshops! Lillstreet opens its doors with a day of free, hands-on workshops for all ages! Spend just an hour with... Read more »

Social Media Day Chicago 2013

Hey fellow bloggers and Social Meadiaphiles. Just wanted to share this event coming up in June. Social Media Day Chicago 2013 Hosted By: Chicago Web 2.0 and Social Media Marketing Group Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT) Chicago, IL
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Let The Festivities Begin! - Free Ticket Giveaways

This morning while listening to the radio, every other topic discussed seemed to mention an upcoming outdoor event in and around Chicago. So I thought I’d check out what’s brewing and share the info with all of you. Check out Windy City Live’s twitter and facebook feed for some chances to win tickets to these... Read more »

Write On, Chicago! - Windy City Children's Writing Workshops.

Write On, Chicago! - Windy City Children's Writing Workshops.
Calling all young and aspiring writers! ( and volunteers!) I want to share great, non-profit, creative writer’s resource here in our very own Windy City that I wish had been around when I was a just an aspiring writer/artist. I was big into comic books. I could sketch a scene in minutes, but with storylines is... Read more »

You Should Have Your Own TV Show / The Art of the Crotch Shot

You Should Have Your Own TV Show / The Art of the Crotch Shot
You Should Have Your Own Show! Has anyone ever told you that you should have your own show? Are you an expert on a given subject? Can you spin a good tale? Do you have a face for camera? Superb comedic timing? Well, nowadays it seems like anyone can and does have their own show... Read more »
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Ravenswood's Lillstreet Develops Creativity in Chicago.

Ravenswood's Lillstreet Develops Creativity in Chicago.
Have you and your kids been itching to release some creativity into the world, but not sure where to get started? Are they ready to branch out from finger paints and crayons? Not sure where to start or what avenue of art making to strut your stuff? Well, I’ve found a place for you. I... Read more »

When did you realize that you wanted to express your creativity?

When did you realize that you wanted to express your creativity?
I regularly participate in random discussions online when I need a breather from designing, brainstorming or just life in general. I really try to contribute to conversations whether my opinion is welcome or not. Sometimes I just post a question to get a conversation started or to get some reaction(good or bad) from the audience. I... Read more »

Here's the Story, a Storytelling Potluck - April 7th

Here's the Story, a Storytelling Potluck - April 7th
Here’s the Story, a Storytelling Potluck Hey creative Chicago folk! Your very own Creative Twit is back online now that my office move is complete! Yes, some of us hard-core Chicagoans laughed in the face of winter Storm Saturn and scheduled a move in 11 inches of snow. I must give my thanks to Mother Nature for... Read more »
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Tits for Tats - Tattoos to Inspire Breast Cancer Survivors

Tits for Tats - Tattoos to Inspire Breast Cancer Survivors
Boobs? As a married man, do I need permission to write about ta-tas? Do I need to run this past a higher authority? So, to the higher authority on the subject I ran. I ran the topic past my wife and asked her opinion as to whether it was appropriate or not for ChicagoNow being that this article revolves around some... Read more »
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