MEET UPTOWN, meet gritty, meet old school. Meet Uptown Theater, meet Mr. Arthur who makes a daily trek to Uptown just to hang. Meet Montrose Beach and the vendor hawking pastel clouds of cotton candy. Meet the lady at the bus stop with theatrical pancake makeup. Meet the characters that round out one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Chicago.Find out more »
MARCH 25 THE GREAT LAKES COFFEE SHOWCASE RETURNS TO EVERYBODY’S COFFEE FOR ITS SECOND ANNUAL EXPO.
This year, the roaster slots have expanded, the prizes have increased, and a new coffee brewing competition will grace the main stage: the Third Coast Brew Fight. Expect to taste coffee from over 20 regional roasters, experience a high-stakes brewing competition, and see baristas compete head-to-head in a latte art throwdown. The best news: the event is still free and open to the public!
For Erin. songwriting and performing are childhood dreams that she is taking the leap into and is excited to finally be stepping into her full destiny. Erin. is not afraid to tackle dark subjects, and her song about suicide was the springboard for her newly released project, Daisy ChainEP. Il Neige is the ethereal musical expression of Vanessa Walrath, who we’ve also seen as the co-vocalist of the acoustic folk-punk band 6’10.Find out more »
6'10 … the folk/bluegrass incarnation of Tobin Bawinkel, frontman for Celtic punk stalwarts Flatfoot 56. In comparison to the hectic sounds of his other outfit, this is a more subtle approach through heartfelt and emotional journeys against the backdrop acoustic instrumentation. Bawinkel is joined by bandmates Josh Robieson(Mandolin, Ukulele/vox) Mike Pettus (Ukulele Bass/vox), Keith Perez (Cajon/vox) and Vanessa Bawinkel (accordion/vox). “The main goal of this band is to be able to inspire and relate to people who want something more then the…Find out more »