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Mom and Dad is a bracing Mad magazine-style satire

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    Mom and Dad is a bracing Mad magazine-style satire
    click to enlarge The opening credits sequence of Brian Taylor's (which begins a weeklong run at Facets tonight) is meant to resemble something out of a 1970s exploitation movie, with split-screen effects, colored filters, and a Dusty Springfield ballad on the soundtrack.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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March to the Polls and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

...in Mom and Dad, a dark comedy making its Chicago debut tonight at Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton). The Reader's Leah Pickett writes, "Cage and Blair, both giving their best performances in...

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...the script and recreations of its fight scenes. The show plays at Nox Arca Theatre (4001 N. Ravenswood). 7:30 PM, donations accepted

...produced pop-ups themed after Twin Peaks, Stranger Things, and The Room—transforms the Rookery (2109 W. Chicago) into the set of The Shining at Room 237. The evening features Stephen King trivia...

Sun 1/21: Visual artist Brian Dettmer flies in from New York to join locals Anthony Adcock and Michael Dinges for the closing day of "Concrete, Paper, and Plastic," an exhibit of work in those three mediums at Aron Packer Projects (213 W. Institute). 1 PM, free

Sun 1/21: Chistosos en Chicago is the Laugh Factory's (3175 N. Broadway) first stand-up show entirely en español. Proceeds benefit Enlace Chicago and Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief. 9 PM, $15

    March to the Polls and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge This weekend events include a march through downtown, a recreation of a terrible film, and plenty of other goings-on. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 1/19: Dr. Phil Willink from the Shedd Aquarium visits the Chicago Maritime Museum, located inside the Bridgeport Art Center (1200 W.
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Found Keys

I found a set of car keys in the snow off Ashland and Clybourn. Let me know if they're yours.

  • mcrchicago Mcrchicago

    Thanks for checking with me. I wish they were, but I wasn't anywhere near there. There are two sets of house keys, a mailbox key, and a large black bike key. (like a dummy I clipped them together for safe keeping! Also a small silver carabiner, a large brass double hook keychain, and ONE BLUE key...does that sound like them?

  • TK

    Nope, sorry.

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Chicago’s top tattoo shop is hosting an animal rescue benefit this weekend!

This Saturday and Sunday is the third INK FUR LIFE animal rescue benefit at Insight Studios (voted “Best Tattoo Shop” by TimeOut Chicago several years running)! All tattoos and piercings done at Insight this weekend will raise desperately needed funds for Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control. Last November’s IFL was the most successful rescue benefit in Insight’s 13yr history, so come early, come often! Questions? Kaia@FCACC.Org

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Chicago’s top tattoo shop hosting animal rescue benefit this weekend!

Friends! Neighbours! Countrymen! This weekend, Insight Studios (voted “Best Tattoo Shop” by TimeOut Chicago several years running) will host the third INK FUR LIFE tattoo/piercing benefit! Last November’s IFL was the most successful rescue fundraiser in its 13yr history so come early, come often! All tattoos and piercings purchased this weekend raise desperately needed funds for Chicago’s neediest animals!

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School Project: Logan Square gentrification

Hello, I'm working on a high school project about affordable housing and gentrification in the Logan Square neighborhood.
If you're a renter/home owner or a member of an organization that is concerned about this issue, would you please answer a few questions?(Please identify which when responding)

Would please define gentrification briefly in your own words?
What kind of inequity is in play with regard to this issue (racial/economic/other)?
Are the existing conditions sustainable?
What would be a solution and how would success be measured?

  • Joe

    The word gentrification was invented in the 60's by a person that lived in a Kingdom. It is an observation of human behavior coined in a place that does not recognize Individual rights and property rights as one in the same. Humans fought massive wars throughout history over this principle....

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    The word gentrification was invented in the 60's by a person that lived in a Kingdom. It is an observation of human behavior coined in a place that does not recognize Individual rights and property rights as one in the same. Humans fought massive wars throughout history over this principle. Lands with castles see property as title and power that should be controlled and doled out by those in power.

    Do a project on personal liberty and how the right to own property or not erodes liberty. Does allowing a 3rd party to control an individual or an individuals property lead to corruption and looting? If government used it's power to protect each individual equally vs if a government used it's power to take from one individual and give to another.

    The inequity at play is the loss of an individuals freedom. An individual is the smallest minority.

    granting gov power over the individual will be used negatively and unfairly to benefit only those in power. Even if the benefit is to earn votes and get media coverage so they can win a seat in Congress, leaving the voters they duped behind with nothing but pandering to cling to. There is no definition of success in the context of using gov against an individual, not to protect but to take from.

  • will h, could you please post a link to a survey or Google form, so responses are more private?

  • Achilles Flaneur ear witness

    Hi Will,

    I suggest reaching out to Sharon Hoyer at the Dill Pickle and Mark Fishman at Fishman Properties. Also Gina at Bird's Nest Salon, and Rick at Logan Square Automotive. The perspective of people who both own/run businesses and live in the neighborhood would be interesting to hear.

    Best of luck with your project!

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New brick home in Lincoln Park: $1.7M

2447 N. Greenview Ave. in Chicago: $1,685,000

    New brick home in Lincoln Park: $1.7M
    2447 N. Greenview Ave. in Chicago, illinois
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Weekend Events: Don't Look Now [35mm], Xiu Xiu Performs Twin Peaks, Dark Art

THE STRANGE ONES - (Jan. 5th-11th) Mysterious, atmospheric drama about two young men on the run. Times vary. Facets Cinémathèque, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60614.

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...and impossible to forget. Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637. Plus, BLADE RUNNER 2049 screens Saturday at 7pm & Sunday at 3pm. On...

BLADE RUNNER 2049 - (Jan. 5th-11th; closed Jan. 8th) Grab some drinks and enjoy a movie at the Brew & View! 6:30pm. Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL. 6:30pm. ($5)

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW [35mm] - (Jan. 6th at midnight) Midnight madness with the shadowcast! Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

...Quicksails also performs. Doors open at 7:30pm; show starts at 8:30pm. Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Chicago, IL 60608. (Note: only general admission tickets are still available...

...Bucket O' Blood's “Bloody Reads” horror book discussion series! Bucket O' Blood Books & Records, 3182 N. Elston, Chicago, IL 60618. BYOB...

...in genetics and teaches a Biology Through Art course at Loyola University Chicago. ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen, Chicago, IL. Exhibition runs through January 27th, 2018. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sat. 12pm-6pm; Sundays...

...have now retired to a nursing home. Her work is quite interesting. Catherine Edelman Gallery, 300 W. Superior, Lower Level, Chicago, IL 60654...

LEE GRANTHAM: Reverse Acrylic Paintings - (Jan. 5th-Feb. 24th) Opening reception is Friday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Solo exhibition of stylized pop culture imagery painted in reverse on Plexiglass. Jean Albano Gallery, 215 W. Superior, Chicago, IL 60654.

RODIN: Sculptor and Storyteller - (through March 4th, 2018) Seeing Auguste Rodin's famous sculptures up close and personal is definitely an experience to remember and cherish. Hours. Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL.

Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe - (Jan. 5th-28th) Black Button Eyes Productions presents the Chicago premiere of this musical at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640. (On Jan. 19th, celebrate a toast to Poe's birthday after the show.)

Hitch*Cocktails - (Fridays at 10pm) Alfred Hitchcock-themed improv skits based on audience suggestions. Live jazz band, parlor games. Actors must drink as the plot thickens. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. Runs through March 23rd, 2018.

Trapped in a Room with a Zombie - Room Escape adventures where guests must figure out clues and puzzles to escape a room they share with a snarling, chained-up zombie. Ages 14+ or must have parent. Fine Arts Building, 408 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605.

SLAY BELLS RING - (Jan. 13th, 2018) Murder Mystery Dinner. Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island, IL 61201. (Dec. 16th already sold out, so book your tickets soon!)

Windy City Horrorama Film Festival - (April 27th-29th) New independent film festival to debut at the Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625.

    Weekend Events: Don't Look Now [35mm], Xiu Xiu Performs Twin Peaks, Dark Art
    Hello, 2018! If you're reading this, you made it out alive. As my father recently stated, "Well, at least 2017 won't be written on our gravestones." That's one way of looking at it. So, while we've got the threat of a nuclear holocaust weighing over our heads to start out the New Year, the best...
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Tonya Harding was a victim too

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Luke Skywalker still has lessons to learn in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Ovef Ow, Belmont & Clark, Tomorrow the Moon, Aphorism Empty Bottle

  • Michael Archangel Truth is NOT whatever you can get away with!

    @Phill - Your previous comment was still a non sequitur no matter how you rationalize it.

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    Reid, I love it.

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Calling on Chicago to provide 2200K PC AMBER LED Streetlight Test Block

Chicago is in the process, like many cities around the world, of replacing our streetlights with blue-rich white LED's (BRWL's). At 3000K these lights are at the absolute highest end of what the AMA has deemed safe. Blue spectrum light at night (270,000 streetlights in Chicago) will affect the health and circadian rhythms of people, plants and animals by creating 24 hours of daylight. IMHO, these lights are not only unsafe they are ugly and painful to look at, just...

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Chicago is in the process, like many cities around the world, of replacing our streetlights with blue-rich white LED's (BRWL's). At 3000K these lights are at the absolute highest end of what the AMA has deemed safe. Blue spectrum light at night (270,000 streetlights in Chicago) will affect the health and circadian rhythms of people, plants and animals by creating 24 hours of daylight. IMHO, these lights are not only unsafe they are ugly and painful to look at, just like the new LED headlights...too bright and too glaring. They will make our city look like the frozen food aisle at Aldi, or at best, a Night Game. Chicago owes it to its tax payers, who will shell out $700 per light, to at least set up one test street with 2200K PC Amber LED's. If you would like to see such a test street, please let your Aldermen know. This is a four year roll out and changes can be made before it’s too late. If you would like to view or join our FB Group, please feel welcome. Thank you.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/155084901640186/

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  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Npr will listen to anyone.

  • RaleighsMa Not fauxraged but may contain typos.

    Vicki, does there happen to be a website as well? I'm not a FBer. Thanks and happy holidays!
    PS: I'm visiting out of town for the holidays and this same issue and ire over the nasty bright blue lights came up (completely unsolicited by me). People far and wide dislike these things for aesthetic reasons, if nothing else!

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SELF CERT PERMIT FOR TENANT BUILD OUT OF A MATRESS STORE WITHIN FORMER RESTAURANT. WORK INCLUDES INTERIOR NON STRUCTURAL DEMOLITION NEW INTERIOR PARTITIONS, CEILINGS, NEW ELEC WATER HEATER AND HI-LOW DRINKING FOUNTAIN, VENT EXTENSIONS, REPLACE STOREFRONT DOORS AND WINDOWS

    2191 N. Clybourn Ave. Issued December 21, 2017 Comment

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