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On the road: See double at MCA’s new ‘Body Doubles’ exhibit

Oct 30 2014 | 2:09 pm - The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago recently opened “Body Doubles,” an exhibition that explores the relationship between the body and identity and the various ways artists have used the body to confront boundaries. Fall sports...

On the road: One-time-only art walk in Logan Square

Oct 17 2014 | 12:44 pm - Take a Sunday stroll with soul as you visit neighborhood artists’ studios and galleries on a walking tour of Logan Square. If you think coffee shops are out of their gourds with pumpkin drinks, get a load of the 2014 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival.

On the road: ‘Ghosts and Demons’ haunt the Art Institute

Oct 10 2014 | 4:31 pm - Get into the Halloween season minus cheesy haunted houses and dreadful candy corn at the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibition “Ghosts and Demons in Japanese Prints,” drawn from the museum’s own celebrated collection. Also,...

On the road: Windy City BBQ Classic takes over Soldier Field

Oct 03 2014 | 3:10 pm - What can make the sight of Chicago’s lake shore and cityscape even sweeter? The scent of barbecue wafting through the fall air during the Windy City BBQ Classic. Held at Soldier Field on Oct. 10-11, the competition promises craft barbecue,...

Suds & Grapes: Midwestern Craft Beer and Wine-cations

Sep 26 2014 | 3:59 pm - Beer and wine can be the basis of fine fall getaway, near enough to be affordable and so low on the travel-hassle scale. Combine an overnight with educational tours of burgeoning Midwestern craft breweries and sampling the fate of local grapes at...

On the road: St. Louis Oktoberfest adding carnival to festivities

Sep 26 2014 | 3:21 pm - The 2014 Oktoberfest in the Soulard neighborhood of St. Louis promises to be the biggest in its history, with internationally acclaimed music, award-winning polka rock and a full carnival (just like the traditional Oktoberfest in Munich). Taste...

On the road: Catch a groove at Hyde Park Jazz Fest

Sep 19 2014 | 8:21 pm - South Side Hyde Park hosts two days and nights of dazzling grooves and improvised tunes during the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, featuring nearly 40 jazz acts, including world-class headliners and local emerging artists. West Town’s...

On the road: Local brews featured at Logan Square Beer Fest

Sep 12 2014 | 2:56 pm - Twenty craft breweries (including 3 Floyds, Ale Syndicate, Bells, Berghoff, Lagunitas, Lake Front and Metropolitan) and more than 50 beers will be featured in the Logan Square Beer Fest. Andersonville's City Made Fest is a celebration of all of...

On the road: Berghoff rolls out the barrel for Oktoberfest

Sep 06 2014 | 8:16 am - Berghoff rolls out their own private label beer and root beer in the heart of Chicago’s Loop during for the 29th annual Oktoberfest. The Intuit: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art has a new collection of work, much from private...

On the road: Be a pastry chef, princess at the Peninsula

Aug 29 2014 | 2:35 pm - The Peninsula Chicago offers experiences like Princess for a Day, Chicago Fire House Excursion, children’s baking classes and others for guests of all ages. Venetian Night offers plenty of views from the water or on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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