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5 buzzworthy topics people will be talking about this weekend Audrey GordenQuick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. The digit: 8 That’s the episode of “Star Wars” premiering this weekend. 11, 2017″ > >Ask Anna: I thought I was bisexual, but maybe not?Anna PulleyAsk Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Am I having an identity crisis? I thought I was a bisexual woman, but when I try to have sex with men I dislike it, and never feel aroused during sex. Does this. 8, 2017″ > >Chicago date idea: exhibit then Hub 51Audrey GordenRather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing a visit to the “Saturday Night Live” exhibit at the Museum of Broadcast Communications with dinner and drinks at Hub 51. Main attraction: Museum of Broadcast. 14, 2017″ > >Get in the holiday spirit with these 10 Christmas activities in ChicagoAdam LukachNothing dresses up Chicago like the holiday season. Lights twinkle from the trees, wreaths hang from doorways and decorations make windows festive. The holidays are a perfect time to spread love and loosen up before another year, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite holiday related activities,. 15, 2017″ > >Chicago date idea: Christkindlmarket then Bavette >Audrey GordenRather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing a visit to the Christkindlmarket with dinner at Bavette’s. Main attraction: Christkindlmarket Chicago 50 W. Washington St. 312 494 2175 How much: Free admission. 15, 2017″ > >Chicago artist Caroline Liu reclaims identity, heals from trauma through her artSad CarpenterFor many people, art can conjure visions of times past. But for one artist, art is like a personal time capsule a way to preserve elements of her life she’s at risk of losing. Caroline Liu was living in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the spring of 2012, the year of the moths. The presence of these. 8, 2017″ > >5 buzzworthy topics people will be talking about this weekendAudrey GordenQuick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. A girl worth fighting for A yearlong worldwide search for the perfect actress to play Mulan in Disney’s live action remake of the film has led to. 14, 2017″ > >5 things to do in Chicago this weekendAdam Lukach”The Nutcracker” is back, plus ice skating alternatives and an exhibit from one of Chicago favorite artists this weekend. Another Chicago Christmas tradition As is tradition, Chicago’s world renowned Joffrey Ballet will tackle “The Nutcracker” during another holiday season. This year, the company. 4, 2017″ > >Celebrate Jay Z birthday at Deadbolt of Being HOVA tribute partySad CarpenterPour out some D’USS and make a wish because Beyonc husband turns 48 today. While we didn get an invite to Jay’s bash in Brooklyn last week, you can still turn up in his honor at Deadbolt (2412 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773 698 6101) tonight. Chicago DJ Chris Bank$ and hip hop artist and curator Chris. 1, 2017″ > >Donate your old instrument to young musicians at the Ace Hotel tonightAdam LukachMany of us have old abandoned instruments hiding, somewhere, at our parents house, maybe in a storage unit, or, if you’re lucky enough to rent an apartment with a decent closet, maybe the instrument collects dust in your own apartment. But what do you do with these vintage music makers? Unless. 6, 2017″ > >Do good for Chicago students with the SitStayRead literacy programSad CarpenterAs far as we know, dogs can’t read. What they can do, though, is help children improve their literacy skills. Chicago nonprofit SitStayRead uses a specialized educational curriculum, certified reading assistance dogs and volunteers to give back to low income students in need of reading and writing. 4, 2017″ > >Ask Anna: Can I ask for anal sex on the first date?Anna PulleyAsk Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Is anal sex appropriate on the first date or should I just hold off for a few more dates, or just forget the hole thing? Really Confused Dear RC, I’m really amused. 8, 2017″ > >5 things to do in Chicago this weekendAdam LukachFrom Taylor Swift to stand up comedy to holiday activities downtown, there’s plenty to do this weekend in Chicago. Return of T Swift It’s been years since Taylor Swift last went on tour, and it will be another six months before her “Reputation” tour makes its way to Chicago. If you’re a Swiftie. 5, 2017″ > >5 must see concerts in Chicago this week: Angel Olsen, The Districts, Signal to NoiseEfrain DoradoGreat music can come from anywhere, whether it right next door or across the world, and that is on full display this week. Thursday, Dec. 7 FKJ Metro 3730 N. Clark St. 773 549 4140 French Kiwi Juice is the moniker taken up by Paris based multi instrumentalist Vincent Fenton, who comes to Chicago. 1, 2017″ > >Watch, sing along with a Wonderful Life and Christmas at Music Box TheatreAdam LukachChicago has no shortage of holiday traditions, from the towering Christmas tree in Millennium Park to the Christkindlmarket downtown. One of the city’s more raucous Christmas celebrations, though, can be found on the silver screen up on Southport: the Music Box Theatre’s annual Christmas Double. 30, 2017″ > >5 things to do in Chicago this weekendAdam LukachWith the holidays coming, the Christkindlmarket and holiday lights are in full swing, while non festive options include comedy, football and a limited movie release. Twice the holiday tradition If you haven’t schlepped past Daley Plaza lately, you might not know, but the 2017 Christkindlmarket. 1, 2017″ > >5 buzzworthy topics people will be talking about this weekendAudrey GordenQuick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. Darker Things A new German drama series titled “Dark” comes out on Netflix Dec. 1. The series revolves around the disappearance of children in a. 1, 2017″ > >Chicago date idea: Dinner at The Kennison then drinks at The J. ParkerAudrey GordenRather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing dinner at The Kennison with drinks at The J. Parker. Main attraction: The Kennison 1800 N. Lincoln Ave. 312 981 7070 How much: $9 $48 Head to Hotel Lincoln in. 29, 2017″ > >2017 Holiday Gift Guide the season to give amazing gifts. 28, 2017″ > >5 must see concerts in Chicago this week: Foster the People, Shamir, Fee LionEfrain DoradoFresh local acts and pop connoisseurs take over Chicago this music week. Thursday, Nov. 30 Fee Lion, Replicant, Wingtips, Panic Priest Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave. 773 276 3600 Under the moniker Fee Lion, local performer Justina Kairyte’s brand of witch house electronica headlines a stacked. 29, 2017″ > >Do good for children with cancer with the Letters of Love CampaignSad CarpenterWhether you love the holiday season or are a die hard Grinch, it’s hard to pass up an easy opportunity to give back in this case, to children with cancer. I See Me! publishes personalized books, games and other items, and now the company is partnering with the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. 27, 2017″ > >Make your own “Harry Potter” magic with science at The Laboratory ChicagoAdam LukachYou won’t head to Platform 9 and riding the “L” might be a far cry from catching the Hogwarts Express. But, if you want to see some real life magic inspired by “The Boy Who Lived,” local specialty school The Laboratory is offering a limited run “Harry Potter” science program that serves up magic. 27, 2017″ > >Ask Anna: Why does my husband like to watch me with other men?Anna PulleyAsk Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, My husband has always been really into seeing me with other people, and though I’ve never really understood, I entertain it because I love him and want him fulfilled. 20, 2017″ > >Ho, ho, ho: The CTA Holiday Train is backAdam Lukach’Twas the commute after work. You’re waiting for the CTA. The moon on the breast of the new fallen snow is giving the luster of mid day to objects below when, what to your wondering eyes should appear? Not a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer, but the CTA Holiday Train! Everyone’s favorite. 24, 2017″ > >Chicago date idea: Lincoln Park Zoo Lights then pizzaAudrey GordenRather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot,
why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing the Lincoln Park Zoo Lights festival with pizza at Bricks Chicago. Main attraction: Lincoln Park Zoo 2001 N. Clark St. 312 742 2000 How much: Free Once the clock. 20, 2017″ > >What streaming and leaving Netflix: December 2017Michelle LopezIf you’re going to be spending many hours with family in the next month during the holiday season, then look to Netflix for a break from all the nagging questions about your love life and career. Or, bond with your cousins over your shared love of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.” Other titles to be. 22, 2017″ > >Chicago rapper Noname comes home for magnetic ’30 Days in Chicago’ showSad CarpenterEnveloped in muggy heat, a sharp contrast from the biting cold outside, a Chicago darling looks down at the Concord Music Hall crowd, smiling as the group chants her moniker over and over again. “Noname! Noname!” “I missed y’all little n ggas,” she said, grinning. I think she meant it. With a sweet. 22, 2017″ > >OpenTable names best places to eat with a group in ChicagoAdam LukachTrying to plan a dinner for a group of friends can be a balancing act. Finding a spot suitable for everyone’s diet and demeanor, where you can actually get a table large enough for a big party, in an establishment that handles group dining effectively the variables are numerous. To that end, reservation. 17, 2017″ > >Art Beat Chicago celebrates local art scene at Baderbrau Brewing Co. this weekendSad CarpenterArt, live music and cocktails are fun on their own, but the combination puts us in creative heaven. to midnight this Saturday, Nov. 18 at Baderbrau Brewing Company (2515 S. Wabash Ave. 312 890 2728) for “Art Beat: The Rising Stars. 24, 2017″ > >5 buzzworthy topics people will be talking about this weekendAudrey GordenQuick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. Keeping up with the Wests Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last couple of months, you probably know that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. 22, 2017” > >Black Market Chicago makes space for black owned businesses during holiday shopping seasonSad CarpenterLove a great deal, but don’t want to endure the mall madness of Black Friday? You’ve got options. Black Market Chicago gives shoppers an opportunity to support both small and black owned businesses on the opener of Christmas shopping season. “The immediate goal is to provide community based businesses. 22, 2017″ > >Which movie should you see in theaters with your family on Thanksgiving?Lauren ChvalIt’s not Thanksgiving until somebody has accused someone else of ruining Thanksgiving. Once you’re at that point, it’s time to step away from the political debate and take a terse car ride to the movie theater. No one can fight and your little sister has to put away her phone for a whole two hours it’ll. 22, 2017″ > >Do Good for underprivileged teens with the Believe in Yourself ProjectSad CarpenterIn a world of Photoshopped images everywhere you look, it can take a Herculean effort to maintain a healthy self image. The struggle follows many of us into adulthood, but young girls face a special kind of pressure. The founder of the Believe in Yourself Project, a Massachusetts based nonprofit. 20, 2017″ > >5 must see concerts in Chicago this week: Alex Lahey, The Frights, Dua LipaEfrain DoradoTalent comes in from Australia, San Diego, London and Canada in this week’s music scene in Chicago. Friday, Nov. 24 Alex Lahey Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773 278 6600 Hailing from Melbourne, Alex Lahey has supreme guitar skills born from the repulsion that came with learning music in the congested. 15, 2017” > >Get on the Love podcast at this Zola wedding planning pop up WednesdayAdam LukachSuper fans of the New York Times’ “Modern Love” podcast and lovebirds barreling toward matrimony might be interested in braving this rainy Wednesday weather for a couple reasons. Wedding planning website Zola is parking a 1970s camper in Pioneer Court, 401 N. 20, 2017″ > >Ask Anna: Threesomes and coming togetherAnna PulleyAsk Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Who should you have a threesome with? Anon. Dear Anon., Perhaps the better question is: Who SHOULDN’T you have a threesome with? (Libertarians.) Everyone else. 22, 2017″ > >5 things to do in Chicago this weekendAdam LukachWe got the best events to attend this weekend around Chicago, including the Thanksgiving Day parade, a Bill Nye documentary and one of the city best dance parties. Walk with McDonald’s Thanksgiving is nothing without a parade, and Chicago’s McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade heralds the holiday for. 21, 2017″ > >Cooking and beverage classes to up your skills and get you through the holidaysAdam LukachLet’s be honest: You’d rather order out for the holidays, but who has that kind of dough? Instead, most of us wind up stuck in the kitchen, rolling out our own dough and cooking turkeys or whatever else we’re scrambling to serve for a million friends and family. You can handle it, but if you’re. 17, 2017″ > >5 buzzworthy topics people will be talking about this weekendAudrey GordenQuick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. Citizen Chance Chance the Rapper’s involvement in the community is nothing new, but his most recent venture in improving life in Chicago brought. 9, 2017″ > >Black Mental Wellness Weekend in Chicago aims to open dialogue, provide accessibilitySad CarpenterTalking openly about mental health can be tough, and that’s especially true in many black households. Compared to the general population, African American people are 20 percent more likely to experience mental health issues, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Yet, only about. 9, 2017″ > >5 things to do this weekend in ChicagoAdam LukachCats, drinks, food, fashion and art we got it all in Chicago this weekend; here are five events that span the spectrum. Open house for cute cats, obviously If you’ve been looking for an excuse or the right time to adopt a cat and who hasn’t? the Merry Meows Holiday Open House from 1 to 4. 9, 2017″ > >Syd brings quiet, soulful presence to Metro stage for Days in Chicago >Sad Carpenter”You can thank my insecurities / For keeping me around you babe / I pack my bags but never leave / it’s so hard to walk away.” It was indeed hard to walk away from Syd’s vulnerable, honest set Wednesday night at Metro, as part of Red Bull Sound Select’s “30 Days in Chicago” series. The show. 15, 2017″ > > rapper actor Daveed Diggs talks new movie and offers advice for millennialsSad CarpenterRapper. Actor. Executive producer. From Broadway to TV to the silver screen, modern day Renaissance man Daveed Diggs basically does it all. You may recognize him from his Tony Award winning performances as Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” or his appearances. 14, 2017″ > >5 must see concerts in Chicago this week: Jamila Woods, Alice Glass, Pale WavesEfrain DoradoLocal hitmakers and bright up and comers take over Chicago this week. Friday, Nov. 17 Alice Glass Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773 278 6600 She’s best known for being the face and voice of the experimental electronic duo Crystal Castles, but Alice Glass left her post as the duo’s frontwoman. 8, 2017″ > >Mitski enchants at Lincoln Hall as Days in Chicago rolls into second weekAdam LukachLast week, Young Thug led off Red Bull’s 30 Days in Chicago concert series with a stellar show in front of an electric crowd. Last weekend, Chance the Rapper, half the Chicago rap scene and a rare performance from the Big Tymers were all part of a 10th birthday celebration for Chicago’s Fake Shore. 13, 2017″ > >Ask Anna: My friend stole my idea! How should I deal?Anna PulleyAsk Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. I been running a storytelling show with two of my best friends for 10 years, and it been one of the most important parts of my life. These two friends also happened to. 7, 2017″ > >Casper mattresses go offline with pop up location in ChicagoAdam LukachOnline box mattress pioneer Casper built its business asking customers to test their mattresses during a longer trial period at home, as opposed to basing their decision on a brief lie down in store. Now Casper is letting customers test the goods on both fronts, as the company opened 15 pop up. 13, 2017″ > >Do good for Chicago homeless community with Kicks 4 The CitySad CarpenterImagine having only one pair of shoes to wear year round. Now imagine you’re also homeless. In 2012, Justin Johnson had a chance encounter with a man who personally encountered this hardship. His toes had burst through the soles of his shoes, and they were his only pair. Inspired to help this man. 16, 2017″ > >5 things to do this weekend in ChicagoAdam LukachWe’ve got some fun ways for you to warm up or embrace the chill, with boozy brews and speakeasy stories, plus the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree. Light that tree One of the city’s oldest holiday traditions, Chicago’s 104th Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony goes down er, up this weekend in. An editorial team from RedEye and Blue Sky Innovation narrowed a field of more than 100 entries to 16 finalists, and event attendees voted on the winners. Here’s who they chose:. 9, 2017″ > >The cast of Bad Moms Christmas talk society expectations of mothers and self careAdam LukachIn order to understand who someone is, you should understand where they came from. At least, that’s the idea in “A Bad Moms Christmas,” which offers a look into the lineage of the three original moms played by Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn when their own so called “bad moms” show up.