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The Grid

Three 360° Videos from The Grid


Ben Kolak & Kiyomi Mino


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I Bro; Therefore I Am

Rene Descartes' dense but important philosophy could get a 21st century translation by the Philosophy Bro, who's raising money to support the effort.

Bye Bye Thibs

The Bulls officially fired head coach Tom Thibodeau.

A Good Deal for Everyone?

Not all festivals in the city pay to use public land, as the City waives fees for events like the NFL Draft, Taste of Chicago, and Blues Fest because they're free and provide a "public benefit."

New Spot, Still a Riot

Riot Fest's Chicago lineup is topped by No Doubt, Iggy Pop, Faith No More, and Snoop Dogg, and includes other greatness and weirdness like a performance by the animatronic Rock-A-Fire Explosion.

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The City That Rents

The majority of Chicagoans now live in rented homes, although rents remain relatively reasonable here.

Get Weird with Science

Chicago Science Fest is giving adults a chance to geek out with events starting tonight and running through the weekend.

Partial Credit

CPS left out 22 schools when it estimated the cost of hiring a private company to manage its janitors - and now owes an additional $7 million.

Artapalooza Lineup

The art exhibitors featured at the massive Expo Chicago this year will include new local additions Western Exhibitions, Volume Gallery, and Regards Gallery.

Royal Ravers

The King and Queen of the Netherlands will be among the EDM enthusiasts at a lecture and dance party hosted by The School of House at Pritzker Pavilion.

"If not me, who?"

A veteran drove to Chicago to clean away weeds and trash from the Chinese American Veterans Memorial after reading about its sorry state online.


“I wanted to bring together two genres that are very dear to me: Circus and genre fiction.”

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Under the Hood


San Andreas, Aloha, Saint Laurent, When Marnie Was There, Sunshine Superman, Human Centipede III & The Chambermaid

by Steve Prokopy

Book Club


by John Wawrzaszek

Drive Thru

Friday Foodpic: Bitter Melon

by Robyn Nisi


Chicagoland Brings the Soft Line Between the Urban and the Wild into Sharp Focus

by Elspeth Carroll


Seven Companies to Join in Annual Dance for Life Benefit August 15

by Nancy Bishop


Blackhawks Force Game 7 on Shoulders of Duncan Keith

by Jim Crago


Riot Fest Reveals Its Lineup

by James Ziegenfus


Explore Contemporary Indian Culture at Month-Long Eye on India Festival

by Sarah Brooks


Talking 360° Video with GB's The Grid

by David Schalliol


Riot Fest and the Problem With Public-Private Partnerships

by Monica Reida

The Grid: Lyrical Video Journalism

To be Demolished: Documenting 100
Threatened Buildings



11:00 AMillenium Art Festival @ Millenium Park

5:00 PMaifest @ Lincoln Square

5:00 PChicago Science Fest

5:00 PDo Division

6:30 PJaime Foster Solo Exhibition "Biophilia" @ Elephant Room Gallery

7:00 PDanny Floyd & Jeff Prokash Opening Reception @ Cornerstone

7:00 PJessica Hopper Reading @ Quimby's

8:00 PVance Joy @ Metro

8:00 PVanessa Bayer @ Thalia Hall

8:30 PEcos del Pacifico Dance Party @ Old Town School


10:00 AChicago Science Fest

10:00 AEating Vincent Price @ Kendall College

10:00 AMillennium Art Festival @ Millenium Park

10:30 AStory Sessions Brunch @ City Winery

12:00 PObscura Day 2015

12:00 PMaifest @ Lincoln Square

12:00 PDo Division

1:00 PLincoln Park Wine Festival @ Jonquil Park

2:00 PMadeleine Aguilar @ The Hyde Park Free Theater

2:00 PBallet Chicago's Illuminate @ Harris Theater

6:00 PChicago Queer Contra Dance @ St. Paul's

7:30 PNational Tap Day Celebration @ Old Town School

7:30 PThe Burden @ Music Box

8:00 PBilly Joe Shaver @ SPACE

8:00 PSpektral Quartet @ Constellation


10:00 AMillennium Art Festival @ Millenium Park

12:00 PThe Lives of Robert Ryan @ Music Box

12:00 PMaifest @ Lincoln Square

12:00 PDayTrip Music Festival @ Redmoon Theater

12:00 PDo Division

1:00 PLincoln Park Wine Festival @ Jonquil Park

8:00 PWAR! On Two Bunnies Eating Flowers @ The Annoyance


10:00 AMorning Glories @ Garfield Park Conservatory

6:30 PSan Fermin + Sō Percussion @ Millennium Park

8:00 PBest Night Ever @ GMan


5:00 PThe School of House @ Pritzker Pavilion

6:00 PScott Rowan @ Harold Washington Library

7:00 PTuesday Funk @ Hopleaf

7:30 PGet Real: Docs at the Box @ Music Box Theatre


12:00 PHot Mix Lunch @ Daley Plaza

12:15 PJonathan Levin @ Preston Bradley Hall

6:00 PMargaret McMullan @ Harold Washington Library

6:00 PAvondale Restaurant Crawl

6:00 PKenan Heise @ Harold Washington Library

8:00 POral @ the Annoyance


7:00 PChef's Playground @ Art Institute

7:00 PCongrats on Your Success Stand-Up @ Uncharted Books

9:00 PWill Butler @ Lincoln Hall

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