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  1. The history of Pilsen's ghost churchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Zion Evangelical Lutheran, at 19th and Peoria in Pilsen, is a nice old church, made of gently worn red brick.

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  2. Street View 213: Somewhere over the rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Talk about bike-outfit coordination! Florian sports the whole color wheel. Makes sense that we were right in front of an art supplies store.

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  3. Reader's Agenda Sat 8/30: Artopia, Northwestern Wildcats, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    The Chicago Urban Art Society hosts local artists and performers to create an art utopia at Artopia.

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  4. Bridget Everett and Ian Abramson, subtle comedy it ain'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2013 | Chicago Reader

    Bridget Everett is often described as an alt-cabaret singer - and she's often described as a hot mess.

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  5. Photos of Sleep and Corrections House playing last night at Thalia HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Last night, San Jose stoner-rock pioneers Sleep played the first of two sold-out shows at Thalia Hall in Pilsen.

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  6. Where to begin with late filmmaker and video essayist Harun FarockiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    I've failed to write about the influential filmmaker, theorist, and video essayist Harun Farocki since he died three weeks ago, in large part because I knew very little about him before this past January, when Kevin B. Lee presented a program of his work at the Nightingale.

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  7. Lemurs, elephant birds, and bats: The Field Museum resurrects MadagascarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    One terrible day about 3,700 years ago, a herd of dwarf hippos stopped to drink at the Betsiboka River in northern Madagascar.

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  8. Street View 212: Hijab envyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Tradition and fashion intersect in Salma's look, which is demure but also fresh, colorful, and current.

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  9. Mayor Rahm's favorite booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    We know Mayor Emanuel has read some books, including many without pictures. But how often does he have the time for long philosophical novels about the dystopian state of modernity? For the last few days I've been lying in bed, fighting a cold and ruminating over the reading habits of Mayor Emanuel.

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  10. Celebrating the Sun Ra centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    May 22 was the official centennial of the birth of the brilliant bandleader, composer, and keyboardist Sun Ra , but I'm thankful that the entire year is being used to celebrate his memory and particular brand of visionary genius.

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  11. Dispatches from girl worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Most of what I know about close, lifelong female friendships-the all-consuming kind, that start in the sandbox, continue through confidences about first periods and first gropings with boys, and survive marriage and children -comes from books.

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  12. Listen to 'Birthday,' dreamy shoegaze pop from Bay Area trio Night SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    The shoegaze-revival scene keeps cranking out great bands, and today's 12 O'Clock Track is another shining example of just that.

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  13. Mechanic says police, not drug dealers, threatened him during murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Chicago police officials announce murder charges against Jason Austin in 2008. The charges were later dropped, and several witnesses allege that they were coerced or beaten into implicating Austin.

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  14. Out of the closet, out of the shadows, and the rest of this week's screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    In this week's long review , Ben Sachs describes the filmmaking of French director Philippe Garrel as "a cross between Romantic poetry and the experimental cinema of Andy Warhol."

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  15. To Catch a Thief, White Material, and other Reader-recommended movies to watch online this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Each Friday, we recommend seven Old Movies to Watch Now , all of which come recommended by one of our critics and can currently be screened online.

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  16. Reader's Agenda Fri 8/29: Noir City, North Coast Music Festival, and Taste of PoloniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    It's day one of Noir City: Chicago 6, a week-long film festival devoted to international noirs from France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Argentina, and the UK.

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  17. Cocktail Challenge: Black sesameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    When the Violet Hour 's Patrick Smith was challenged by Maria Carlin of Big Star to create a cocktail using black sesame, he says he was relieved: "It's not a terrible ingredient to work with."

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  18. Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo, now with 5,000 percent more corpsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    As a fan of Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo , which played at the Siskel Center a few weeks back in the 94-minute version that Gondry prepared for international release, I recently purchased a copy of the 131-minute version that played last year in France and Hong Kong.

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  19. Did journalism exploit James Foley?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Michael Lev didn't know James Foley, but he knows the business Foley was in. A former foreign correspondent now an editorial writer for the Tribune , Lev published a story Friday called "The dangers of being a war correspondent."

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  20. The Button Man brilliantly turns Mayor Rahm into artRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    If you view life in Chicago as a struggle between the peasants and their king, then it's been a rough summer for the peasants-to say the least.

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