Movie and Convo

March 11, 2017 at The Harvey Memorial Community Church in Chicago.

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Harvey Memorial Community Church Love Care Ministry Presents
Movie & Convo (Stimulating Conversation)
With Special guests Rev. Darrow Andrews, Senior Pastor, and Runako Jahi Consultant of the Arts specializing in Theatre, Directing, Graphic Arts and more…
Please join us for a fantastic stimulating movie and stimulating conversation about broken dreams and the effects on the family and ability to love and show love.
Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 1:00 PM

Address: 8400 S Maryland Ave, Chicago
Movie and Convo

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The Naked Magic Show Discount Code

March 14, 2017 at Big Chicks in Chicago.

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Thanks to Broadway In Chicago in Chicago we have a speical offer for Big Chickers!

Use offer code CHICKS to get $39 tickets to The Naked Magicians. Playing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place.

Following sold out shows and rave reviews across the world including London’s West End, United States, Canada, Asia, Australia and New Zealand the world’s naughtiest and funniest magic show “The Naked Magicians” is coming to Chicago.

Direct from Australia, the show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it.”

This boisterous R-rated magic show, strips away the top hats and capes, promising full frontal illusions. Good magicians don’t need sleeves and great magicians don’t need pants. This show proves just that!

18+ only. Includes coarse language, sexual references and nudity. Get ready to have some fun!
All patrons regardless of age must have a ticket.
There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets purchased for Broadway In Chicago events.

Address: 5024 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago
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Telling Brand Stories that Come to Life

March 16, 2017 at 2112 in Chicago.

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CRAFTING HAPPILY EVER AFTERS
Telling Brand Stories that Come to Life

Hugo Pérez, Content Strategist, LocalBoy Productions

Brand stories are now being told simultaneously, sequentially, and can be related or unrelated. A cohesive 360-view of content storytelling is required for success, releasing brands from traditional boundaries and enabling them to stay top of mind with today’s consumer. The most effective content storytelling weaves together a “common thread” of core components that broaden the knowledge of the brand, drive action, elicit emotion, and encourage recommendation.

SESSION TAKE-AWAYS:
Participants in this session will come away with…
An understanding of the crucial components in brand content storytelling
An effective way to uncover the main idea behind any brand story
A guide to mapping out the visuals that will bring stories to life

Hugo Pérez
An experience thought leader, creative catalyst, innovative strategist, and integrated marketer, Hugo Pérez has dedicated more than two decades to telling stories that are engaging and memorable.

The common thread to his story weaves across significant leadership roles at a variety of companies, fueled by wide-ranging global experiences. This journey has shaped a unique point of view as an insightful storyteller that has enabled Hugo to build a role as a respected voice in today’s digital world, including significant expertise as a multicultural marketer.

Hugo’s extensive client-side experience and his unique points of view and creative skills are used to create content that impacts all types of audiences and wide range of clients including the Turtle Wax, Nestle, Cricket Wireless, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Allstate, MTV, Mars, Inc., Frito-Lay, and AT&T.

For nearly a decade, Hugo has also taken on the role of independent filmmaker. As a partner at Paper Crane Productions, LLC, he has been part of creating three award-winning short films: Grande Drip, a romantic drama, features, Hollywood legend Gary Marshall. Knight to D7 is a powerful drama starting Emmy-Award winners Hector Elizondo and Jackée. Drink is a thriller in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, with over 1.3 million views on YouTube. Each of these films has been honored as official selections at dozens of film festivals, winning numerous awards.
Hugo has traveled and worked extensively around the world. He was born in Puerto Rico, raised in Chicago and lived in the iconic cities of Philadelphia, PA, Washington, D.C., and London, England. He earned his graduate degree at Northwestern University.

Event attendees grant 2112 inc and its designees permission to utilize their image or likeness in connection with any live stream or recorded transmission or reproduction of the event, INCLUDING THE PROMOTION THEREOF, IN ALL MEDIA, WORLDWIDE AND IN PERPETUITY.

Address: 4245 N Knox Ave, Chicago
Telling Brand Stories that Come to Life

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The Death of Louis XIV

March 05, 2017 at Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago.

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One show only! Tickets at www.siskelfilmcenter.org/deathoflouisxiv

Full Chicago European Union Film Festival schedule at www.siskelfilmcenter.org/ceuff

Director Serra (QUIXOTIC, BIRDSONG) continues his project of reinventing the period film in his most accessible and classically satisfying work to date. A legendary historical figure is portrayed by a legendary actor (Léaud in a magnificently concentrated performance), but the film shows, in precisely selected details, how even an absolute monarch must bow to the weight of time and fleshly decay. Stricken with gangrene, the Sun King struggles—gallantly, grouchily, poignantly—to maintain his royal bearing, as his every gesture is scrutinized by anxious courtiers and his well-meaning but bungling doctors attempt to keep him alive. In French with English subtitles. Courtesy of The Cinema Guild. DCP digital widescreen.

Address: 164 N State St, Chicago
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Museica’s BYOB Dine & Paint Night La Chalupa vs. El Alacran 3/10

March 10, 2017 at Diez Y Ocho in Chicago.

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Join us from 6:45pm-9:45pm on Friday March 10th at Diez y Ocho located at: 2000 W 18th St. Chicago, IL 60608

What are we painting?
We’ll be painting your choice of LA CHALUPA or EL ALACRAN on an 11×14 canvas

What’s Included in the Class?
* All art supply including aprons, easels paint & stencils
* A 11’x14′ canvas to keep
* A 2-3 hour guided art lesson with step by step instructions
* The food selection of your choice

What’s on the Menu?
One of the following options:

* DIEZ Y OCHO BURGER
Chorizo patty, chihuahua cheese , chipotle mayo, avocado, pico de gallo, & sunny side egg

* GRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH
Pesto mayo, lettuce & tomato

* VEGGIE PANINI
Grilled zucchini, spinach, squash, tomato , pesto & provolone

* NACHOS
Cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo & jalapeños

* HOUSE SALAD

Food will be served from 6:45pm onward
The painting class will begin afterwards and end at 9:45pm

If you have any questions feel free to email us at: info@museica.com

TICKETS: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2889744
$40 a person – Gratuity not included.

NOTE: When checking out you’ll be led to a PayPal page, you don’t need a PayPal account to pay, just checkout as a guest.

Address: 2000 W 18th St, Chicago
Museica

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Emotional Mindfulness Meditation Group

March 02, 2017 at World Tree Healing in Chicago.

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This is a weekly group that meets on Thursdays. The intention of the group is to allow people to get to know their emotions, release old pain and resentments, get in touch with their intuition, release unwanted patterns, and utilize the power of their emotional resources.

Each meeting will start with a check-in, followed by a guided body-awareness and emotional-body-awareness meditation. Elmo is a firm believer in the collective unconscious, and unspoken reasons that certain people step into the same room at the same time. The intentions will depend on what has been brought up during check-in. Sometimes the focus will be a general emotional mindfulness intention. Sometimes it will be more focused, such as on gratitude, or Love, or grief. The meeting will end with another check-in and grounding, centering, and shielding to prepare us to walk out the door feeling safe.

Payment is donation-based, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds. This is a safe space for all gender, romantic, sexual, and personal identities and expressions.

Elmo is currently in the Counseling Psychology Master’s program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in emotional wellness, which plays a significant role in our lives, including our ability to achieve goals, give and receive love, career success, creativity, community work, and has a huge physiological effect on our bodies.

Address: 4533 N Kedzie, Chicago
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Belgique: Ceci n’est pas qu’un peintre

March 02, 2017 at Alliance Française de Chicago in Chicago.

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Part of our Festival de la Francophonie 2017

Come learn about Magritte, The Poet with Kathleen Rooney and Eric Plattner, co-editors of the first English translations of the painter’s prose and poetry: René Magritte, Selected Writings. We all know René Magritte, The Painter, but do you know that Magritte was also a literary figure, as talented with words and prose as he was with brushes? The presentation will include readings in French and English, anecdotes about the artist and the story of the making of the book.

Followed by a Belgian beer tasting.

Kathleen Rooney teaches English and creative writing at DePaul University and is the author of eight books of fiction, nonficiton, poetry and criticism.

Eric Plattner is adjunct professor of writing, rhetoric, and discourse at DePaul University.

This program is possible thanks to the Wallonia (Belgium) Trade and Investment Office.

Address: 810 N Dearborn St, Chicago
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Illumin-ART Painting!

March 21, 2017 at Bottle & Bottega Chicago, IL (Lakeview) in Chicago.

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Time to lighten the mood and brighten your spirits with an illuminated painting! Join us at our BYOB studio as we create an original piece of Illumin-ART under the step-by-step guidance of a B&B artist. Ticket price includes all painting materials, battery operated string lights (batteries included), a set of plug in string lights, instruction, use of aprons, and a 16×20 take-home canvas!

6:00pm – 6:30pm BYOB Cocktail Reception
6:30pm – 9:00pm Painting

– The first 30 minutes of the event is the time to settle in and grab your drink of choice. We are BYOB, so bring what you would like to drink!

Address: 2900 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Illumin-ART Painting!

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The Good Mind, a One Earth Film Festival screening event

March 04, 2017 at Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago in Chicago.

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Co-presented by the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, the South East Chicago Commission, and UChicago DocFilms. This is the Chicago-area premiere of The Good Mind.

The Good Mind is the Onondaga and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) philosophy and way of life. When the Peacemaker brought his message 1,000 years ago to the shores of sacred Onondaga Lake, he united warring peoples with a system of governance based on using the Good Mind to make decisions not only for the present, but for the next seven generations.

Please stay for post-film discussion with filmmaker Gwendolen Cates, who will discuss The Good Mind as well as her upcoming film about Standing Rock.

After the program, enjoy Conservation International’s virtual reality short film experience, “Under the Canopy.”

Reserve tickets to this event:
http://www.oneearthfilmfest.org/films-az-1/the-good-mind

Schedule subject to change. Check website for current info on the above & more than 45 other film events. Almost all screenings are FREE with a suggested $6 donation.

Seating is limited. Reservations are strongly suggested. See our website for films, trailers and schedule information, and start planning your fest weekend now! To reserve tickets, volunteer, sponsor, or donate, please see oneearthfilmfest.org. #ONEEARTH #OEFF2017

Address: 1212 E 59th St, Chicago
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Cezanne and Me

March 03, 2017 at Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago.

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Two shows only — March 3 & 7
Tickets & showtimes at www.siskelfilmcenter.org/cezanne

Full Chicago European Union Film Festival schedule at www.siskelfilmcenter.org/ceuff

The stormy but enduring bond between two giants of French culture is the focus of this graceful dual-biopic of Paul Cézanne (Gallienne of YVES SAINT LAURENT) and Émile Zola (Canet of TELL NO ONE), whose friendship began in childhood in the sun-drenched hills of Aix-en-Provence but fluctuated wildly as they pursued different paths toward artistic glory. The film begins in 1888, with an outraged Cézanne confronting Zola about the thinly veiled portrait of him as a failed genius in the novel “The Masterpiece.” Flashbacks fill in their complex relationship, with emphasis on the contrasting personalities of the temperamental outsider Cézanne and the reserved burgher Zola. Director Thompson (JET LAG, AVENUE MONTAIGNE) recounts this lifelong love-hate affair with rich period detail and psychological insight, taking a cue from Zola’s insistence that “The Masterpiece” was as much a portrait of himself, with his secret fears and repressed longings, as it was of Cézanne. In French with English subtitles. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.

Address: 164 N State St, Chicago
Cezanne and Me

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