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Suspicious fires may be linked to homicides, activists say

...possibly started to conceal homicides. On Friday night crews responding to a burning vehicle near 21st and Jefferson made a horrific discovery inside: a body burned beyond recognition. This comes after seven arsons...

    Suspicious fires may be linked to homicides, activists say
    CHICAGO -- Community leaders say they are concerned about what appears to be a recent increase in suspicious fires, possibly started to conceal homicides. On Friday night crews responding to a burning vehicle near 21st and Jefferson made a horrific discovery inside: a body burned beyond recognition.
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Body Found in Burning Vehicle on Chicago's South Side: Cops

The body was discovered in the 2100 block of South Jefferson Street in the city's Pilsen neighborhood about 7:48 p.m., police said.

    Body Found in Burning Vehicle on Chicago's South Side: Cops
    A body was found in a burning vehicle on the city's South Side Friday night.
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Police: Body found in burning SUV in Pilsen

Crews responded at 7:48 p.m. to the fire near 21st Street and Jefferson, according to police and fire officials.

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    Police: Body found in burning vehicle in Pilsen
    A person was found dead after crews put out a vehicle fire in the Pilsen neighborhood Friday night, authorities said Crews responded at 7:48 p.m. to the fire near 21st Street and Jefferson, according to police and fire officials. The body was found in the back seat once the fire was extinguished, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff Lyle said.
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Body Found In Burning Vehicle In Pilsen: Officials

Crews responded at 7:48 p.m. to the fire in the 600 block of West 21st Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff Lyle.

    Body Found In Burning Vehicle In Pilsen: Officials
    (STMW) - A person was found dead after crews put out a vehicle fire in the Pilsen neighborhood Friday night, fire officials said. Crews responded at 7:48 p.m. to the fire in the 600 block of West 21st Street, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Jeff Lyle.
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Three ways to do Expo Chicago

On Saturday, Party Noire and Rootwork Gallery (645 W. 18th) team up for Art/Noire, a BYOB night of dancing and Viktor le. Givens's multimedia exhibition "The In-Between Space."

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The fun kicks off Thursday with Unbridled: Silver Factory at Untitled (111 W. Kinzie), a free Andy Warhol-inspired celebration of adult-film performers, drag queens, socialites, musicians, and artists hosted by local burlesque icon Michelle L'amour.

...the opening reception of "Skillshot: The Collaborative Art of Pinball" at the Glass Curtain Gallery (1104 S. Wabash); a one-year retrospective of the work of FMK5x5 artists at Fulton Market Kitchen (311...

...Wabash); a one-year retrospective of the work of FMK5x5 artists at Fulton Market Kitchen (311 N. Sangamon); and After Dark, a party in the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing (111...

...Sangamon); and After Dark, a party in the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing (111 S. Michigan) that includes live entertainment from the Pheels, Fee Lion, and Shaka 23, plus a specialty...

For those who want to get a little sunshine with their art, the East Room (2354 N. Milwaukee) hosts the Backyard BBQ and Open-Air Pop-Up Gallery, featuring live painting, food from...

...9/23, 6-8:30 PM. 9/23-12/11, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th, 312-738-1503, nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org...

...on Fri 9/23 at 9 AM. RSVP required. Through 9/29, Chicago Artists Coalition, 217 N. Carpenter, 312-491-8888, chicagoartistscoalition.org...

"Beta" A collection of paintings by Wasalu Jaco, better known as Lupe Fiasco. 9/23-11/30, Ed Paschke Art Center, 5415 W. Higgins, 312-533-4911, edpaschkeartcenter.org.

"High Phi" New work by printmaker Jim Pollock. Opening reception Fri 9/23, 6-10 PM. 9/23-10/23, Galerie F, 2381 N. Milwaukee, 773-819-9200, galerief.com.

Pop-Up Aron Packer Projects The gallery presents a group exhibit featuring work by Krista Hoefle, Nancy Mladenoff, Lorraine Peltz, and Jennifer Yorke. Closing reception on Sun 9/25, 1-3 PM. Through 9/25, Mars Gallery, 1139 W. Fulton Market, 312-226-7808, marsgallery.com.

"Spun" A collaborative installation led by Kevin Maginnis that includes the work of Erik Beehn, Sabina Ott, Tony Tasset, and more. Opening reception Sat 9/24, 7-9 PM. 9/24-11/5, Stuart and Co. Gallery, 2250 W. Ohio, 312-487-1850, stuartandco.com. —Brianna Wellen  v

    Three ways to do Expo Chicago
    With dozens of gallery booths spread across Navy Pier's 170,000-square-foot Festival Hall, Expo Chicago offers a prime opportunity to see new art. But is it also the right venue for someone who's looking to begin collecting? Adam Fields, who's been collecting for six years and has attended Expo since its inaugural, believes it is.
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    INSTALLATION OF (1) INTERNALLY ILLUMINATED PYLON SIGN TO BE MOUNTED TO THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF THE PROPERTY.

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    Remove Sheave From Machine 5-stop, EWGT, 7000lb.cap, Freight Elevator. New Sheave And Hoist Ropes. Pursuant To The Scope Of Work Submitted. EV012084

    1701 S. Clinton St. Issued August 31, 2016 Comment

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The fest around Jazz Fest

Hereafter Fest: Microcosmic Sound Orchestra, David Boykin Expanse, DJ Ayana Contreras 10 PM, Rootwork Gallery, 645 W. 18th, 917-821-3050, $10 suggested donation, all ages

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Afterfest jam sessions hosted by Ira Sullivan 9 PM, Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth, 312-360-0234, jazzshowcase.com, $20, 21+

Tony Malaby with Fred Lonberg-Holm and Michael Zerang, Vincent Chancey with Josh Berman, Joshua Abrams, and Mikel Patrick Avery 9:30 PM, Hungry Brain, 2319 W. Belmont, hungrybrainchicago.com, $10

HotHouse Jazz Fest Afterset: Edward Wilkerson Jr., Tatsu Aoki, Marcus Evans, Sylvia Bolognesi, James Sanders, and others 9 PM, La Esquina, 5555 N. Sheridan, 312-752-5316, $15

Edward "Kidd" Jordan, Alvin Fielder, and Joshua Abrams 9:30 PM, Constellation, 3111 N. Western, constellation-chicago.com, $20, $15 in advance, 18+

Chicago Jazz Fest Afterfest: Mwata Bowden, Tatsu Aoki, Ari Brown, Edward Wilkerson Jr., Dushun Mosley, Hanah Jon Taylor, Francis Wong, Jon Jang, Kioto Aoki, and others 10 PM, Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N. Milwaukee, second floor, $15, $10 students

    The fest around Jazz Fest
    Wednesday, August 31 Jazz Institute of Chicago Jazz Club Tour 6 PM till midnight, multiple venues (Andy's, Green Mill, Jazz Showcase, Constellation, Hungry Brain, Jerry's Sandwiches Wicker Park, M Lounge, City Life, Old Town School of Folk Music, 50 Yard Line, Drake Hotel, Norman's Bistro, the Quarry, Rosa's Lounge, Reggie's Rock Club roof deck, Red Pepper Lounge), jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest/jazz-club-tour, $50, $40 in advance ($40 and $30 for members), 21+ Thursday, September 1 Afterfest jam sessions hosted by Ira Sullivan 9 PM, Jazz Showcase, 806 S.
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