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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 20 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Not Always"

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Friday, August 17, downstairs by my mailbox--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 13 2012

Overheard Illustrated: Moving

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Friday, August 8, outside my dining room window--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 06 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Pass"

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Tuesday, July 31, exiting the Staten Island Ferry--Manhattan

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Overheard Illustrated Sat Aug 04 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "If...we..."

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Friday, July 27, Columbus Building--School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 23 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Metaphor"

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Friday, July 20, Winnemac Avenue--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 16 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Some Semblance"

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Thursday, July 12, Red line to Argyle--southbound

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 09 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Children"

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Friday, July 6, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago--MacLean Building

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 02 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "3-D / 2-D"

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Thursday, June 28, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago--MacLean Building

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 25 2012

Overheard Illustrated: Old

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Friday, June 22, Shake, Rattle & Read Bookstore--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 18 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Close"

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Tuesday, June 12, Chicago Orthopaedics--Lakeview

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 11 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Same"

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Wednesday, June 6, my living room--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 04 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Therapy"

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Thursday, May 31, corner of Glenwood and Winnemac--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 28 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Different"

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Saturday, May 26, my bedroom--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 21 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Your Life"

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Friday, May 18, Kopi Traveler's Cafe--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 14 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Ties"

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Tuesday, May 8, Red line platform at Fullerton

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 07 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Body"

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Thursday, May 3, Red line to Argyle

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 30 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Club"

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Friday, April 27, front seat of car--Clark Street, near Rogers Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 23 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Least"

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Friday, April 20, Unicorn Cafe--Evanston

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 16 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Other One"

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Friday, April 13, my kitchen--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 09 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Skirts"

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Saturday, April 7, Chicago Dramatists--River West

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 02 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Library"

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Saturday, March 31, North Webster, Indiana

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 26 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Hard"

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Saturday, March 24, my dining room--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 19 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Changed"

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Thursday, March 15, Cheetah Gym--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 12 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Fourth"

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Friday, March 9, In Fine Spirits Lounge--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 05 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Using"

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Tuesday, February 28, Addison and Broadway--waiting for northbound 36 bus

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 27 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Dramatic"

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Wednesday, February 22, Red line--south to Fullerton

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 20 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Appropriate"

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Saturday, February 18, my dining room--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 13 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Less"

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Friday, February 10, Prospect Avenue (outside Alterra coffee)--Milwaukee

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 06 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Those Conversations"

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Tuesday, January 31, Kopi Traveler's Cafe--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 30 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Adjust"

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Sunday, January 29, Visionary Eye Care--Clark Street

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 23 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Way"

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Saturday, January 21, Winnemac Avenue--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 16 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Red"

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Wednesday, January 11, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 09 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Cardio"

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Sunday, January 8, Cheetah Gym--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 02 2012

Overheard Illustrated: "Discovery"

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Friday, December 30, front seat of car--I-65 North

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 26 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Gnaw"

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Sunday, December 25, my kitchen--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 19 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Talk"

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Friday, December 16, Pret A Manger--Chicago Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 12 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Eyesore"

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Sunday, December 11, Brownstone Antiques and Collectibles--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 05 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Just"

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Tuesday, November 29, Cheetah Gym--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Nov 28 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Go Up"

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Thursday, November 24, Division Road--Indiana

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Nov 21 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Relic"

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Wednesday, November 16, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Nov 14 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Hear"

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Saturday, November 12, my dining room--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Nov 07 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Children"

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Friday, November 4, Dominick's--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Oct 31 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Redo"

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Saturday, October 29, my kitchen--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Oct 24 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Kind-Of"

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Saturday, October 22, corner of Clark and Berwyn

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Oct 17 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Love"

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Thursday, October 13, corner of Clark and Foster

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Oct 10 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Take"

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Saturday, October 8, Bank of America Theater--Chicago Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Oct 03 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Flower Shop"

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Friday, September 30, Argo Tea--Chicago Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Sep 26 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Number"

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Tuesday, September 20, Cheetah Gym--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Sep 19 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Killer"

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Thursday, September 15, The Evanston Print and Paper Shop--Evanston

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Sep 12 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Looks Like"

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Friday, September 9, The Lucky Platter--Evanston

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Sep 05 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Worse"

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Wednesday, August 31, Golden House Restaurant & Pancake House--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 29 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Know"

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Friday, August 26, T's Bar + Restaurant--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 22 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Committed"

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Saturday, August 20, Century 12--Evanston

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 15 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Wonder"

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Thursday, August 11, corner of Water Street + Michigan--Milwaukee

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 08 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "There"

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Thursday, August 4, Specialty Video--Clark Street

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Aug 01 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "A Feeling"

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Friday, July 29, Columbus Building--School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 25 2011

Overheard Illustrated: Okay

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Thursday, July 21, Red Line--north to Argyle

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 18 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Map"

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Thursday, July 14, Sharp Building--School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 11 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Talk"

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Saturday, July 9, Red Line--south to Chicago

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jul 04 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Together"

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Sunday, July 3, Golden House Restaurant & Pancake House--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 27 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Some Issues"

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Sunday, June 26, Golden House Restaurant & Pancake House--Uptown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 20 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Wrist"

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Tuesday, June 14, Illinois Masonic Hospital--Lakeview

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Overheard Illustrated Tue Jun 14 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Super Tall"

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Monday, June 6, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jun 06 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "He's Back"

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Saturday, June 4, Potbelly Sandwich Shop--Clark St.

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 30 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Washed, etc."

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Saturday, May 28, The Lucky Platter--Evanston

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 23 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Damage"

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Thursday, May 19, Walker Bros., The Original Pancake House--Wilmette

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 16 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Fired"

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Thursday, May 12, La Cocina de Frida--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 09 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Simple"

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Thursday, May 5, Lillstreet Art Center--Ravenswood

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Overheard Illustrated Mon May 02 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Clean"

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Saturday, April 30, Art + Science--Wicker Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 25 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Tattoo"

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Thursday, April 21, M. Henry--Edgewater

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 18 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Lick"

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Friday, April 15, Red Line to Argyle

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 11 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Is"

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Wednesday, April 6, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Apr 04 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Missing"

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Monday, March 28, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 28 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Pink"

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Saturday, March 26, Treasure Island--Boystown

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 21 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Blinking"

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Tuesday, March 15, Red Line to Jackson

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 14 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Recognized"

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Sunday, March 13, Brimfield--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Mar 07 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Appealing"

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Monday, March 7, DePaul University--Lincoln Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 28 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "StressTension"

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Saturday, February 26, Hua's Oriental Center--Lakeview

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Feb 21 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "TV Show"

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Saturday, February 19, Ann Sather--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Tue Feb 15 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "You Know It's Sad"

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Wednesday, February 9, La Primera--Andersonville

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Overheard Illustrated Tue Feb 08 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Color Blind"

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Tuesday, February 1, West Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 31 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Must Know"

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Sunday, January 30, Gallery Cafe, Wicker Park

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 24 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Zero Degrees"

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Friday, January 21, West Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 17 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Lazy Electricity"

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Saturday, January 15, Museum of Science and Industry

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 10 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "From Michigan"

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Friday, January 7, Red Line to Jackson

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Jan 03 2011

Overheard Illustrated: "Asparagus"

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Saturday, Jan. 1, The Drake

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 27 2010

Overheard Illustrated: "Picture of Yourself"

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Thursday, Dec. 23, Red Line to Jackson

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 20 2010

Overheard Illustrated: "Obtuse"

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Tuesday, Dec. 14, West Loop

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 13 2010

Overheard Illustrated: "Fix It"

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Wednesday, Dec. 8, Blue Line to Jackson

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Overheard Illustrated Mon Dec 06 2010

Overheard Illustrated: "Right Here, Right Now"

Editor's note: This is the first in a new weekly series of things overheard somewhere in Chicago, illustrated by Mark Addison Smith. Watch for Overheard Illustrated every Monday morning in A/C, and view more of Mark's work at You Look Like the Right Type.

markaddisonsmith_120410.jpg Saturday, Dec. 4, #81 Lawrence bus

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Film Wed Oct 08 2014

Chicago International Film Festival's Mimi Plauché Talks About CIFF's 50th Anniversary & This Year's Films

By Steve Prokopy

Steve talks with CIFF Programming Director Mimi Plauché about the festival's anniversary, special programming, and her favorites from this year's lineup.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Oct 17 2014

Fury, Whiplash, The Good Lie, The Best of Me, The Book of Life, St. Vincent, Keep On Keepin' On & 20,000 Days on Earth

By Steve Prokopy

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Mon Oct 20 2014
Essay Fiesta @ Book Cellar

Tue Oct 21 2014
Pechakucha @ Martyrs'

Tue Oct 21 2014
Write Club @ Hideout

Tue Oct 21 2014
John Hodgman @ UP Comedy Club

Thu Oct 23 2014
Cao Fei: Haze & Fog @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Thu Oct 23 2014
Panel Discussion with Photography Susan Meiselas

Fri Oct 24 2014
Project Recall: HCL @ Mana Contemporary

Fri Oct 24 2014
Opening Reception: Andrew Barco and Eddie Breitweiser @ ThreeWalls

Fri Oct 24 2014
Sketchbook Swap Exhibition @ Jupiter Outpost

Sat Oct 25 2014
The Shit Show @ Collaboraction Theater

Sat Oct 25 2014
20x2 Chicago @ Schubas

Sat Oct 25 2014
Opening Reception: Thresh/hold @ Roman Susan ANNEX

Sun Oct 26 2014
The Adventures of Danny & Mike @ Lincoln Hall

Sun Oct 26 2014
Opening Reception: Nicole Dyer & Matt Hilvers @ South of the Tracks

Sun Oct 26 2014
Opening Reception @ PEREGRINEPROGRAM

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Beat Swap Meet @ Empty Bottle


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