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Ain't Nothing but a Wedding Thing

Snoop Dogg crashed a Hindu wedding while he was in town to perform at North Coast Music Festival.

Tragedy in Context

The number of murders between January and August fell to its lowest point in over 50 years, although there are a higher number of gunshot victims in the city.

Slashing the Shooshers

The number of librarians in over 600 public schools in Chicago is down to 254.

Flying Hacks

Thrillist offers some useful tips for making the most of your time in O'Hare.

A Night with the Museum Guy

George Lucas will speak as part of Chicago Ideas Week; maybe he'll shed some more light on what will be inside his planned Museum of Narrative Art.

Teens Design new CPS Logo

Chicago Public Schools debuted a new logo designed by two high school students last month. Designers really don't like it.

Developers in the Park

Polymathic and Catalyze Chicago host Software <3 Hardware: A Makers' Field Day Sept. 7 in Humboldt Park, filled with fun techie games and challenges. Get $15 off tickets by using the code "gapersblock" on checkout.

Summer from Above

Photographer Gray Malin visited Chicago this summer, and took some great aerial photos of the Bean and Oak Street Beach. [via]

Get Yourself Treated

Aziz Ansari is doing a secret "pop-up" show somewhere in Chicago on Wednesday. Tickets are $35 and assigned by lottery.

Get to School Free

Tomorrow is the first day of school for CPS students. The CTA and Sun-Times have partnered to provide free rides on trains and buses to the students and accompanying parents Tuesday morning.

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Archives

“Wait, what? That's right. My taxes are paying for bars that I and other members of this neighborhood can't even afford to patronize.”

read more in Mechanics

Under the Hood

Transmission

North Coast: Day Three

by Justin Freeman

Transmission

A Hideout Block Party How-To

by Sarah Brooks

A/C

Timeline Explores the Power of Art to Hurt and to Heal in My Name Is Asher Lev

by Nancy Bishop

Mechanics

Us People, Them People: Howard Street and the $15 Sandwich

by Mechanics

Tailgate

Put It This Way: Dunn Was Not a Bum for the White Sox

by Mike Chamernik

Transmission

Beyond and Back with John Doe

by J.H. Palmer

A/C

A Return for Renegade Craft Fair

by Sarah Brooks

Transmission

North Coast: Day Two

by Justin Freeman

Transmission

The Dutchess and The Duke Return to the Empty Bottle

by Julian Ramirez

Transmission

North Coast: Day One

by Justin Freeman

The Grid: Lyrical Video Journalism

To be Demolished

Slowdown

09/01Monday

10:00 AAfrican Festival of the Arts

12:00 PTaste of Polonia

2:30 PChicago Fringe Festival

3:00 PChicago Sky vs. Indiana Fever @ Allstate Arena

3:00 PNoir City Film Festival @ Music Box

7:00 PThe Unauthorized "Saved by the Bell" Story @ East Room

8:00 PImpress These Apes @ ComedySportz

09/02Tuesday

5:00 PNoir City Film Festival @ Music Box

6:30 PFirst Tuesdays w/Mick & Ben @ Hideout

7:00 PTuesday Funk @ Hopleaf

8:00 PX plays Los Angeles @ City Winery

9:00 PTwo Cookie Minimum @ Hungry Brain

09/03Wednesday

4:04 PArcade Brewery Launch @ Logan Arcade

5:00 PNoir City Film Festival @ Music Box

6:30 PNow What? A Conversation w/the Creators of Alaska & JoMama Jones

8:00 PX plays Wild Gift @ City Winery

8:00 PChicago Red Hots Benefit @ FitzGerald's

9:00 PCreepoid, My Dad, & Shahman @ Township

09/04Thursday

5:00 PNoir City Film Festival @ Music Box

6:30 PStrictly Ballroom @ Millennium Park

7:00 PChicago Fringe Festival

8:00 PX plays Under the Big Black Sun @ City Winery

9:00 POwen Pallett & Foxes in Fiction @ Metro

09/05Friday

3:47 PFirst Friday @ Flat Iron Building

3:53 PZoovie: Best in Show @ Lincoln Park Zoo

5:00 PThe Hideout Block Party & Onion AV Fest

5:00 PLuiz Gonz╬Člez Palma Reception & Exhibit @ Schneider Gallery

5:13 PHideout Block Party & A.V. Fest

6:00 PLife Itself @ Film Center

7:00 PChicago Fringe Festival

8:00 PX plays More Fun in the New World @ City Winery

09/06Saturday

1:00 PInternet Cat Video Festival @ Metro

1:00 PHideout Block Party & A.V. Fest

2:30 PChicago Fringe Festival

3:00 PFilipino Cinema series @ Film Center

4:00 PChicago All-Star Softball Challenge @ Schaumburg Boomers Stadium

4:20 PIntro to Canning @ ReBuilding Exchange

8:00 PEugene Sun Park's Film Self Deportation @ Chicago Filmmakers

09/07Sunday

11:00 ADill Pickle Block Party @ Comfort Station

2:00 PSoftware <3 Hardware: A Makers' Field Day

2:30 PChicago Fringe Festival

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