Day 08 – a song that you know all the words to

Just saying, I do.

My tips for the Taste

So for many years I was convinced that going to the Taste of Chicago on July 3rd was a tradition among me and my friends. After missing it last summer because I was in Europe and my friends finally talking me out of the tradition, I’d given up on the Taste. That, and it’s really … Continue reading

St. Bagu takes over Millennium Park

Chicago’s own St. Bagu will be bringing their unique flavor to the Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park this Sunday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. The boys will be performing as part of Columbia College’s Hip Hop ChicaGO: Connecting Cultures One Beat at a Time show. I definitely recommend checking out St. Bagu – they’re  a live hip … Continue reading

MOBfest panels discuss music business

I actually hadn’t heard of MOBfest before, but apparently it’s an annual music showcase in Chicago. Last night and tonight the fest is featuring music showcases, but tomorrow there will be a couple music business panel discussions that I’m going to check out. Panelists include execs from Atlantic Records, Q101, Warner Bros Records, Live Nation … Continue reading

Day 07 – a song that reminds you of a certain event

This song reminds me of our 8th grade dinner dance at Howard Street Inn! Aw, memories…

Day 06 – a song that reminds you of somewhere

Many people might automatically think that this song reminds me of Blue Frog, since that’s where I usually do my unparalleled karaoke version of this song, and it does remind me of that place. But, this also reminds me of my college apartment senior year when me, Frances & Pam created a music video for … Continue reading

Day 05 – a song that reminds you of someone

Update: Ok, I decided to add a little reasoning behind this since this is a personal blog & I’m supposed to be sharing insights into my life. That is why you’re reading, right??? Let’s just say this song reminds me of an ex-boyfriend (shocker) from a time when I felt infinitely more mature than high … Continue reading

Full Spectrum Art Show: 9 artists, 3 days, 1 unique show

This Friday, June 24, is the opening night of a three-day exhibit titled Full Spectrum. The exhibit will feature paintings, sculptures, installations, photography and furniture by Chicago-based artists, and looks like several are Polish artists. Exhibition artists are: Paul Alexander, Agnieszka Baran, Anna Fras, Danuta Harrison, Grzegorz Kumpin, Ewa Lonska, Florian Retkowski, Krish Sengupta and … Continue reading

Unzipped exhibit opening reception

Last night was the opening reception for Unzipped at the Society for Art, and there was a really good turnout for the event. I realized I had been at this particular gallery before a few years ago for a Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster exhibit (the gallery is by Milwaukee & Ashland, and hosts a … Continue reading

Unzipped exhibit brings contemporary Polish artists to Chicago

The Society for Arts and artist Patrycja Wierzba are pleased to announce their collaboration on Unzipped, a group show featuring works of fourteen emerging and established Polish artists who live and work in USA. Shout out to the Polish Consulate General, too. The exhibition will be on view June 17 – June 26, 2011 at … Continue reading