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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012

WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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people’s gallery CLOSING EVENT!

January 27, 2012

it’s not goodbye, friends, it’s “see you later!” from the beginning, people’s gallery was a temporary space for the artists of the people’s biennial, a project by jens hoffmann and harrell fletcher. throughout its year-long run, we’ve had all kinds of events supporting local artists in a democractic, “people’s” fashion. so many of you have...
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new year, new you!

December 31, 2011

HOLY SHIT 2011 IS OVER how the hell did that happen? this year was a brilliant one for us here at BIG THINGS and we want to thank you all for being a part of it! i wouldn’t be able run this blog without you reading, sharing your ideas, offering your friendship, and for...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TRACEY

December 28, 2011

i am constantly inspired by people who fight illness and still find energy to bring something positive and beautiful into the world. tracey is one of those people- a survivor of breast, liver and bone cancer, she decided to make caps for other patients and started selling them on etsy. i was searching for...
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holiday bazaar this weekend!

December 1, 2011

we’re kicking off the holiday season with a Holiday Bazaar this weekend, featuring lots of our talented friends & artists! we’ll be at people’s gallery from 12-5 on saturday, dec. 3rd with hot toddies, cookies, and lots of options for unique, thoughtful gifts. come hang out and support your local makers & businesses! here’s...
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30% OFF HOLIDAY SALE w/the adventure store

November 29, 2011

TEAM WORK! we got together with our friends in seattle at THE ADVENTURE STORE and are having a 30% off sale at the BIG THINGS SHOP today, tuesday, november 29. selected items in both shops are on sale, including this awesome buffalo hide aztec bag, this sweet carved wooden owl comb, giant pom pom...
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HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY, BIG THINGS!

November 12, 2011

wow everyone, what an AMAZING year it has been for BIG THINGS! from oakland to san francisco, portland to chicago, we have gone far and wide to bring you stories, photos, and experiences that are FUN and uplifting. THANK YOU to all of our awesome readers, all the people who have made each of...
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BIG THINGS in CHICAGO!

November 4, 2011

there are so many things i love about my hometown of chicago- the cubs, the pizza, the bean, the el. but this homecoming is a little bit different- i’m not only here to visit family and friends, i’m also bringing the BIG THINGS SHOP to the midwest for the first time ever!!! with my...
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lemonade for everyone!

August 3, 2011

i am thrilled to report that our BIG BIG BIG LEMONADE STAND that happened this past sunday was one of our most successful events yet!!! it was the perfect summer day for hanging outside with friends, drinking arnold and laura palmers, tossing water balloons, and just enjoying life! to my utter surprise, laura &...
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TMRW: LEMONADESTAND/POPUPSHOP/GARAGESALE

July 30, 2011

WITH THE PEOPLE: BIG THINGS SHOP BOET BOX OF CONTENTS NUTFANG THE GOOD MOD & RECTANGULAR OBJECTS SEE YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!
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