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Garfield Park Neighborhood Market

Sat, Sep 13, 2014 10 AM to 1 PM

Join us this Saturday!

The Garfield Park neighborhood runs their farmers’ market with a twist. The produce sold at the market is grown in community gardens and at the Garfield Park Conservatory--all within 12 blocks of the market.

The market also features several neighborhood vendors selling jewelry, homemade sauces, pickled vegetables, and preserves produced blocks away. Plus, live entertainment and children activities.

Visit the website for additional details www.gpcommunitycouncil.org

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Our top picks for fall music

8 PM, Land and Sea Dept., 3124 W. Carroll, landandseadept.com, $10.

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Fri 9/19 and Sat 9/20, 9 PM, the Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway, greenmilljazz.com, $12.

Sat 9/20-Mon 9/22, various showtimes: Constellation (3111 N. Western, constellation-chicago.com) and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago (5850 S. Woodlawn, 773-702-8069, rockefeller.uchicago.edu). Various prices, festival pass $15.

Sat 9/20-Mon 9/22, various showtimes: Constellation (3111 N. Western, constellation-chicago.com) and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago (5850 S. Woodlawn, 773-702-8069, rockefeller.uchicago.edu). Various prices, festival pass $15.

...teaches yoga. Earlier this year he began hosting monthly Metal & Candlelit Yoga nights at Turbodog (800 W. Huron, 773-278-0877), which feature musicians playing drone sets at the end of the evening...

10/7, 9 PM: Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, metrochicago.com, 18+, sold out

Tue 10/21, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, victheatre.com, sold out. 18+

Wed 11/5, 6 PM, and Thu 11/6, 6:30 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, 312-744-6630, chicagoculturalcenter.org. F

Sun 11/23, 8 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln,

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THANK-U Chicago Trib 4 promoting MADE IN CHICGO

http://www.chicagotribshops.com/?track=email-ChicagoShoppingAdE-EditionEmail

Made in Chicago is something DOP has promoted for years. The Chicago Trib now has this link on their digital email Trib page! Thanks for giving local people a place to shine.

Anyone in EGP or other parts of Chicago can investigate and see if being on this page will help them and the MADE IN CHICAGO movement.

Creative people...see if this is a way to promote your product!!!

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The Best Things to Do in Chicago in September

...are chopped into design constructions. Also showing: conceptual artists Aaron Carpenter and Philip von Zweck. 3039 W. Carroll. deveningprojects.com

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...on Europe’s early response to Nazism. Matt Hawkins directs. $24–$28. Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway. strawdog.org

Through 10/19 From the author of the cleverly operatic farce Lend Me a Tenor comes this whodunit set in a spooky old castle in 1936 New England. William Osetek directs the bloody shenanigans. $45–$55. Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury, Oakbrook Terrace. drurylane.com

...in the Midwest thanks to Sideshow Theatre Company. $20–$25. Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln. sideshowtheatre.org

...goods somehow darkens to include murder, mayhem, and lethal cake balls. $5–$20. Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston. thefactorytheater.com

...also see the plays divvied up into smaller chunks of time. $30–$75. Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee. the-hypocrites.com

...exploration of a worldwide recession and the individuals it endangers. $20–$30. The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee. thegifttheatre.org

...everything from two-headed cats to his experiences on peyote. $20–$25. Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland. trapdoortheatre.com

...and thoroughly engaging piece of theater. $15–$30. Collaboraction at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee. collaboraction.org

...immigrants working there. Foss aims for the same heart-wrenching, stomach-turning impact. Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway. publicaccesstheatre.org

9/13–10/10 Playwright Anna Deveare Smith takes on the faces of death and disease in this one-woman show, drawn verbatim from her interviews with sufferers of serious illnesses, including Ann Richards and Lance Armstrong. $33–$43. American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron. atcweb.org

...the imagination plays in memory. $10–$15. Red Tape Theatre at the Chicago Storefront Theatre, 66 E. Randolph. redtapetheatre.org

...month, in a production from Sideshow Theatre Company (see separate listing). $37–$50. Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. timelinetheatre.com

...chameleon Francis Guinan and his fellow Steppenwolf ensemble member Tim Hopper. $20–$86. Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. steppenwolf.org

...s earlier Reasons to Be Pretty (produced at Profiles in 2011). $30–$40. Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway. profilestheatre.org

9/5–10/5 Shawna Tucker plays Cleopatra and cowrote this erotic adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic romance. $15. Skyline StageWorks at The Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis. skylinestageworks.org

...octogenarian and a troubled mother—return for the Albert Theatre staging. $25–$81. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. goodmantheatre.org

...both of whom are seeking solace amid an atmosphere of destruction. $20. Christ Lutheran Church, 4541 N. Spaulding. halcyontheatre.org

...Joe’s Cafe) directs. Season tickets $109–$125. Theo Ubique at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood. theo-u.org

...the latest of its impeccably sung, indomitably upbeat musical offerings. $55–$65. Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark. blackensembletheater.org

9/18–20 Expect a variety of dances from this contemporary Philadelphia company, including Joshua Peugh’s Slump and the passionate pas de deux Valentine’s Day. $30. The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S. Michigan. colum.edu

9/18–21 The ballet company’s 2014–15 season kicks off with Stories in Motion, which groups classics such as Balanchine’s The Prodigal Son and Antony Tudor’s Lilac Garden with the more contemporary RAkU by Yuri Possokhov. $32–$170. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress. joffrey.org/stories

9/12–14 The contemporary troupes split a bill, performing three works in total: Khecari’s Esther and the Omphali and its new Orders from the Horse, and Happydog’s Lady Parts. $15–$25. Links Hall at Constellation, 3111 N. Western. linkshall.org

78 E. Washington. imfchicago.org

...last year’s Joan of Arc in COT’s Verdi version. $35–$125. Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph. chicagooperatheater.org

...20: Wentz Concert Hall, North Central College, 171 E. Chicago, Naperville. 9/22: Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. chicagosinfonietta.org

...space is small, and the concert is free; don’t get there late. Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior...

9/12 at 7 The mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung gives the festival’s solo recital. $15–$35. Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State.

$60 fest pass includes guaranteed seat on 9/11. Logan Center, U. of C., 915 E. 60th. caichicago.org

...10. 9/20–21: Constellation, 3111 N. Western. 9/22: Rockefeller Chapel, U. of C., 5850 S. Woodlawn. constellation-chicago.com

Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker. lyricopera.org

9/28 at 2 Yerin Yang, an 11-year-old from the northwestern suburbs, plays Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, and Ravel. $10–$20. PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan. pianofortefoundation.org

9/25–27 Robert Fripp’s seminal prog-rock act reunites, this time as a septet, with paired guitars, a saxophonist/flautist, assorted synthesizers, and—wait for it—three drummers. $90–$150. The Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield. jamusa.com

4545 N. Lincoln. oldtownschool.org

4802 N. Broadway. greenmilljazz.com

806 S. Plymouth Ct. jazzshowcase.com

...down to her skivvies on her first festival outing since 2009. $28.50. Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. jamusa.com/riviera-theatre

...gloomy self-titled debut made the public-radio rounds all summer. $39–65. The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia. ticketfly.com

...and Composure with sludgy aggression, Southern Californians Seahaven with mush-mouthed apathy. $15. Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake. ticketweb.com

...but you can’t take the garage out of the band. $35–$75. United Center, 1901 W. Madison. ticketmaster.com

...crooning over a web of hushed synthesizer. Indie rock band Why? headlines. $20. Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln. lincolnhallchicago.com

...Shocking), the Offspring (Smash), and Chicago locals Naked Raygun (Throb Throb). $70–$290. Humboldt Park, W. Division and N. Sacramento. riotfest.org/chicago

9/23 at 7 This Laguna Beach surf rocker has played in half a dozen bands, penned eight solo albums, and appeared on more than 50 singles, compilations, and collaborations—all at the ripe age of 27. What’s more, he’s yet to have a stinker. $20–$28. Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport. thaliahallchicago.com

...sun-soaked drawl in amber sometime around the turn of the century. $40. Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. thechicagotheatre.com

9/18–21 Expo Chicago. This annual fair brings 140 international exhibitors to the city; it’s like a pop-up museum of modern and contemporary art. Even if the prices are out of your range, the browsing and free programs are worth the trip to the end of Navy Pier. 600 E. Grand. expochicago.com

9/19–21 Edition Chicago. The younger sibling of Expo takes place in a more intimate setting, with accessible prices for work by emerging artists. Chicago Artists Coalition, 217 N. Carpenter. editionchicago.com

...the South Loop at Columbia College’s Papermaker’s Garden, with objects in the gallery. 619 S. Wabash. colum.edu/ADGallery

...politics, mingled with his personal memories of home. Also showing: Michele Stutts and Esther Murphy. 2156 N. Damen. arcgallery.org

...provoking artwork. Also showing: humanoid abstract paintings by up-and-coming artist Magalie Guérin. 1120 N. Ashland. corbettvsdempsey.com

...everything from the “stupid to the sublime.” (Think Joseph Cornell with a sense of humor.) 2124 N. Damen. firecatprojects.org

...performing in the gallery, the actors display their masks alongside a film that’s screening. 400 S. Peoria. gallery400.uic.edu

...s new luminaries in this exhibition that bills itself as “a year-long think tank.” 5020 S. Cornell. hydeparkart.org

...live performance to address issues of social class and economics—in a major gallery show. 219 N. Elizabeth. kavigupta.com

Through 9/28 Whiteface: Stephen Collier and Ben Sanders. These two artists have perfected the genre of so-called hipster art. The colorful paintings are not aloof, but fun and funny—even artful and confident. 1542 N. Milwaukee. lvl3gallery.com

...heavy doses of humor and horror. A stolen magic bear suit drives the plot here. 1000 N. California. peanutgallerychicago.com

...Also showing: new drawings by architect Neil Frankel and handmade washi paper by Yutaka Yoshinaga. 210 W. Superior. perimetergallery.com

9/12–10/25 Megan Greene: Jelly Sandwich. With deconstructed materials that barely cling together, Greene proposes new ways to make and see abstract images. It’s both eye and brain candy. 2216 W. Chicago. regardsgallery.com

...intense inner life (think a female Francis Bacon). Also showing: organic sculptures from Paula Hayes. 118 N. Peoria. rhoffmangallery.com

111 S. Michigan. artic.edu

9/18–11/8 Papercuts: The Contemporary Art of Papercutting. Seven artists update the delicate art of paper slicing with high-tech laser shearing and timely subjects. 1104 S. Wabash. colum.edu

...typography. A historical overview of Chicago design innovations complements the new projects. Block Thirty Seven, 108 N. State. chidm.com

Through 10/5 Phantoms in the Dirt. Sixteen artists hunt for life’s big picture by tracking the crumbs and dust left over from those who came before us. Spare, haunting images predominate. 600 S. Michigan. mocp.org

...homegrown glitch art movement. Expect lots of artfully manipulated GIFs, bent circuits, and static noise. 2320 W. Chicago. uima-chicago.org

...60 now-iconic photos. Mon–Sat 9:30–4:30, Sun 12–5. $12–$14. 1601 N. Clark. chicagohistory.org

...love. Expect deadpan boasts and bombast at this three-night stint. $22. UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North. upcomedyclub.com Kyle Kinane Photo: Courtesy of Kyle Kinane

Through 9/1 Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson and Malian singer-songwriter Salif Keita headline this Labor Day weekend festival in Washington Park. Art, food, and a drum village accompany the tunes. $10–$30. Washington Park, 51st and Cottage Grove. africanfestivalchicago.com

9/20 at 9 Celebrate the apple—bagged in bushels or mixed in pie, cider, and, uh, pizza—at this annual Lincoln Square fest. For crabapples who aren’t interested in the fruit, there are children’s activities and live music throughout the day. 4700 N. Lincoln. lincolnsquare.org

9/12–14 An annual celebration of Mexican heritage, this Little Village festival leads up to Mexican Independence Day with food, games, and carnival rides. 26th and Kostner. chicagoevents.com

...if that old stamp collection is worth anything. $3–$30 (free for kids under 12). 1350 W. Randolph and 1340 W. Washington. randolphstreetmarket.com

...collection is worth anything. $3–$30 (free for kids under 12). 1350 W. Randolph and 1340 W. Washington. randolphstreetmarket.com

9/5 at dusk Zoovies. Plop down on the zoo’s south lawn for a screening of Best in Show, Christopher Guest’s classic send-up of dog shows. 2001 N. Clark. lpzoo.org

Through 9/14 Learn and execute new dance steps to a live band or people-watch like crazy at this popular city-sponsored dance party. Free. Grant Park, Spirit of Music Garden, 601 S. Michigan. chicagosummerdance.org

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Plastic bottle light/social entrepreneur

http://www.pri.org/stories/2013-08-13/developing-world-innovation-cheap-light-bottle

There is poverty all over the world. In some places social entrepreneurs solve problems and help improve the lives of those living in abject poverty. What are we doing in East Garfield Park to improve the standards in the neighborhood? What kind of social entrepreneur can help us change the neighborhood from one of the highest crime neighborhoods and neighborhood with very few businesses?

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http://www.pri.org/stories/2013-08-13/developing-world-innovation-cheap-light-bottle

There is poverty all over the world. In some places social entrepreneurs solve problems and help improve the lives of those living in abject poverty. What are we doing in East Garfield Park to improve the standards in the neighborhood? What kind of social entrepreneur can help us change the neighborhood from one of the highest crime neighborhoods and neighborhood with very few businesses?

Does anyone know of successful social entrepeneurship going on here in EGP? We have alot of NFP garden stuff but that reallly is hobby kind of stuff. We need serious problems to be addressed with true innovation vs the decades of failed projects the government sponsors. Examples: war on drugs, war on poverty, no child left behind....NONE of those programs have solved the problems of Chicago's worst slums.

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What do residents of the 11th District think?

Commander Glen Evans was charged with serious misconduct. Did he do a good job in the ward?

  • Taj's page are envirnoment dose not define who we are.

    I've also heard that he was about cleaning up our street. Of course when you are use to doing things one way and someone new come in to change things it always causes a problem. Or in this case a few enemies.
    Somehow I'm incline to believe that someone within...

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    I've also heard that he was about cleaning up our street. Of course when you are use to doing things one way and someone new come in to change things it always causes a problem. Or in this case a few enemies.
    Somehow I'm incline to believe that someone within the department wanted him gone. Why would something that happen a year ago surface now and DNA found on the gun? Protocol is you must clean your gun regularly.
    To me it sounds like the Commander was about to clean house and they knew it!
    Which meant a lot of crooket police officers as well drug dealers were about to be locked up.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    The neighborhood is significantly quieter since this commander took over. Ike Sims housing project behind us is quieter than any of athe last 17 years. It is quite a change for residents to turn in information and get service. It has not been like here in the previous 16 plus years under other commanders. One wonders..with the violence being so high...what the real motives are.

    If anyone is prive to that info please let us know so we can understand better.

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Who would like to see Inspiration Kitchens on Lake have internet/wifi?

There was discussion earlier in the summer about having an internet cafe in EGP. I see that there are grants for internet. It appears that Garfield Park and some NFPs are the only ones that have this. Perhaps someone could see if Inspiration Kitchens could also get this free internet/wifi. They are a NFP also.

Anybody got anything to say on this topic? THANKS.

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Unveiling of Paul Laurence Dunbar Statue

Unveiling of Paul Laurence Dunbar Statue

Please join the Dunbar Advisory Council, The Chicago Park District, 2nd Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti, 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell, 4th Ward Alderman Will Burns, and at the unveiling of the statue.
The unveiling will program will start at 2:30 p.m. sharp.
The location of the unveiling is Dunbar Park 200 East 31st Street Chicago, IL.
This event is free to the public.

Please join the Dunbar Advisory Council, The Chicago Park District, 2nd...

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Unveiling of Paul Laurence Dunbar Statue

Please join the Dunbar Advisory Council, The Chicago Park District, 2nd Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti, 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell, 4th Ward Alderman Will Burns, and at the unveiling of the statue.
The unveiling will program will start at 2:30 p.m. sharp.
The location of the unveiling is Dunbar Park 200 East 31st Street Chicago, IL.
This event is free to the public.

Please join the Dunbar Advisory Council, The Chicago Park District, 2nd Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti, 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell, 4th Ward Alderman Will Burns, and at the unveiling of the statue.
The unveiling will program will start at 2:30 p.m. sharp. Sept 6, 2014

The location of the unveiling is Dunbar Park 200 East 31st Street Chicago, IL.
This event is free to the public.

  • Beyond the cremonial unveiling of a statue of Paul Laurence Dunbar,what is going on with the future educational curriculum of the underserved, disadvantaged predominantly AFRICAN-AMERICAN students who attend this revitalized urban high school campus in the historic Bronzeville community?

  • Certainly there must be some innovative writers workshops featuring the literary contributions of writers like Paul Lawrence Dunbar and other literary giants of the Black Cultural Renaissance that took place in Bronzeville! :-)

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