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3 hrs ago | All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Somi Announces National Tour in Support of...

Salon Tour Features Collaborations with Community Art Spaces to Recreate Original Lagos-Style Salons Critically acclaimed OKeh recording artist Somi will perform a series of intimate shows across the U.S. in support of her new album, The Lagos Music Salon.

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7 hrs ago | BiZBash Event Style News

8 Mistakes Planners Make When Booking Bands

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

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11 hrs ago | Gapers Block

Artist Sows Seed Bombs to Represent Cabrini Resident Diaspora

When artist Katherine Alexandria took a tour of one of the new condo developments that have risen on the land once occupied by the Cabrini-Green housing projects, it wasn't because she was interested in buying.

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15 hrs ago | Streets Blog Chicago

No Longer Marooned: U. of C. Unifies Campus With New Pedestrian Spaces

However, in recent years, the school has made an effort to physically open up its grounds to the rest of the Hyde Park community, as well as to connect various parts of the campus that had previously seemed remote, by creating better spaces for pedestrians.

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17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Marriott Theatre's on the Town Opens Tonight

From the bustling streets of "New York, New York" comes the first major Chicago production of the iconic musical comedy, ON THE TOWN, which opens tonight, August 20, and runs through October 12 at The Marriott Theatre , 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL.

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21 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

A Tribune poll reveals that Chicago voters and conflicted over whether they favor the use of taxpayer dollars to lure and help construct the Obama Presidential Library.

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22 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Vets 'get active, get healed' in athletic competition

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Shuttle buses from Chicago O'Hare for downtown hotels

Arriving passengers at Chicago O'Hare International Airport bound for downtown Chicago have approximately 17 miles remaining in the journey.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's The Claudettes Perform Free Show Tonight at The McKittrick Hotel

Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

In New York, Babysitting Comes At A Price

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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The Moultrie News

Gibbes Museum of Art presents Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

On Nov. 19, the Gibbes Museum of Art will present its annual Distinguished Lecture featuring New York-based and internationally acclaimed architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien whose design of the Barnes Foundation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is critically acclaimed.

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Sys-Con Media

Downtown Chicago Hotel Offering Magnificent Mile Shoppers Exclusive Festival Package

This year's festival will run from August 22nd through September 1st, allowing visitors over a week's worth of premium shopping.

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Examiner.com

Outdoor movies continue to offer weekly diversions as summer winds down

The summer festivals are tapering off, Lollapalooza is over, and Taste of Chicago is merely a memory.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Exhibiting at a Trade Show

Since debuting their cloud-based coordination and communication platform for senior-care providers at a regional trade show in 2012, Asif Khan and Fahad Aziz have raised $2.5 million, won multiple awards and acquired more than 100 U.S. facilities as customers.

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AccuWeather.com

Drenching Downpours, Flood Threat to Shift Over Mid-Atlantic

A batch of showers and thunderstorms will slowly swing from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic this week, raising flooding concerns across the regions.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Seattle Herald

Take Two #135: Exploring NYC and DC

This week has been one heck of a whirlwind. From Chicago to New York City to Washington, D.C. and back again.

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Examiner.com

Outdoor movies continue to offer weekly diversions as summer winds down

The summer festivals are tapering off, Lollapalooza is over, and Taste of Chicago is merely a memory.

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Sys-Con Media

Downtown Chicago Hotel Offering Magnificent Mile Shoppers Exclusive Festival Package

This year's festival will run from August 22nd through September 1st, allowing visitors over a week's worth of premium shopping.

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Gapers Block

Six Months in Chicago

For six months in Chicago, there may be a rare, once-a-decade opportunity to get some answers.

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Psychology Today

Panda Love, Menopausal Whales, + Sex Over 50 on NBC Today

At first the humping pandas made it hard to concentrate on what I was doing. But only at first.

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