Market Days 2014

This weekend was Market Days, one of chicago’s biggest outdoor festivals. Beside the scantily clad chiseled bodies running around the festival all weekend, there were other very entertaining things to see and hear. Like for instance, Aryana and the Rose, a great new electro dance pop band from New York City I discovered with my…

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Signs of Spring

One of my favorite things to see when I am looking for signs of spring are the buds and tiny leaves beginning to grow of of trees. It’s a visual promise that spring is here. It is definitely relieving to see this especially because of the extreme winter we went through as Chicagoans.

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Chicago Urban Art

Here are some great murals I found in the neighborhood of West Lakeview in Chicago.  They are on the side of the Army and Navy Surplus Store on the corner on Barry and Lincoln.  I love finding art like this in the city.  I think talent doesn’t necessarily have to be showcased in a gallery…

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Chicago Neighborhoods

Went to the Greek Town Festival with my friend Akis. What I love about Chicago is its multiculturalism. You can see it it the many neighborhoods. Immigrants have claimed areas of the city and made it their own. For a instance. The northwest side of Chicago has the biggest population of Polish people outside of…

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Cruel Summer

It’s scorching hot in Chicago today. It’s starting to affect people’s tempers. I’m on the bus right now and the bus driver’s snapping at everyone. I think he’s really over this heat. I’m a little more excited now for the fall and temperate weather.  Anger can be contagious, so it’s best to stay calm in…

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Thank you for attending the Altar Ego Show!

Thank you for attending the Altar Ego Show!  And thanks to all the artists who contributed!  It was a great evening and the show looks GREAT! Click here to view the photos on Facebook The Manifest Project is committed to empowering and supporting artists in realizing their full creative potential and in the process, make…

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Altar Ego – October 30, 2010

An altar or shrine is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, daemon or similar figure of awe and respect, at which they are venerated and worshipped.  If you were to take a look at what you venerate or worship in the form of an altar…

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