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  • Printers Row Lit Fest celebrates 30th birthday

    Printers Row Lit Fest celebrates 30th birthday
    What a difference three decades make. The first Printers Row book fair, in 1985, featured about 40 booksellers and attracted a reported 6,500 attendees to what once had been a somewhat dicey neighborhood. Considering the crowds in recent years, the 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest is likely to attract more than 20 times that many people. The festival, which is owned by the Chicago Tribune, will host around 150 booksellers and a full slate of readings, panel discussions and other events, featuring more than 300 authors and presenters.
  • Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend

    Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend
    Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...

    John Kearney, who sculpted with car chrome, dies

     John Kearney, who sculpted with car chrome, dies
    There is wonder in the work of sculptor John Kearney, and that wonder — in the form of large-scale metal sculptures that dot the Chicago area — gives joy to any who pass by the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Scare Crow and Dorothy and Toto in Oz...

    In Fenger, art builds community

    In Fenger, art builds community
    The urge to create is as old as the human race, as ancient as the day someone felt the urge to draw colorful lines across bodies and faces or, more permanently, paint on or carve into the walls of a cave. This sort of self-expression reaches a natural, if...

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'
    It is very difficult to say "Happy St. Patrick's Day" in Japanese. "There is no direct Japanese word for St. Patrick's Day," one scholarly Japanese friend tells me. "However, there are a number of written languages in Japanese, and one of these is...