Posts Tagged ‘ chicago ’

Pilsen, hasta prontito

October 26, 2013
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It’s gotten cold in Mexico City this week, I pulled out my winter coat and scarves, boots. In a week I am moving back to Chicago after almost a year here in Mexico (minus a few months away). This return marks 10 years away from the city I grew up in, a city I have...
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Pop Art History

July 24, 2012
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I’m back in Chicago this week and made my pilgrimage to the Art Institute to say hello to my favorite paintings and check out the Roy Lichtenstein retrospective. I didn’t expect it to like it as much as I did… But WOW! WHAM! BANG! to use the proper language. I was really blown away by...
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WPD Part 1: Dulcelandia Tour w/Debbie & Lilian

March 30, 2012
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In this first part of their World Party Day tutorial, Debbie Carlos & Lilian Martinez take us on a tour of the Chicago Mexican chain candy store, Dulcelandia!!! My teeth are aching just looking at those bulk bins full of lollipops…but it’s worth it! Stay tuned for the second part coming soon….
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chicago highlights

February 21, 2012
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because of the BBC event, i didnt have as much time or energy to explore as i usually do in chicago. so i mostly hung around my mom’s in lincoln park, walked the dog, went to the dentist, and tied up ends for the party. i did manage to see a good group of friends...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO success!

February 15, 2012
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i’m back in oakland after a wonderful 10 day trip to chicago and new york! HOLY SHIT you guys, i am so excited to report back that both BIG BIG CITY events went so smoothly and successfully…i almost can’t believe it’s all over. chicago came out in full force on a frigid tuesday night...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012
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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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chicago in technicolor

November 11, 2011
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chicago! you are my home! i only see you twice a year, but i always know that even if we don’t talk in between, we’re still cool. you’re fickle when it comes to your weather, but it’s usually an exciting change from california and a chance to employ a new wardrobe! you are so...
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BIG THINGS in CHICAGO!

November 4, 2011
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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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Time Travel Tuesday: Joseph Cornell

May 3, 2011
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We decided to do a more regular Time Travel Tuesday guest post w/Sara at Brown Paper Bag!!! So excited that she chose Joseph Cornell as her artist this time; I was obsessed with the huge collection of his boxes at the Art Institute as a kid, especially this one of the owl that lights...
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snowed in

February 22, 2011
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from vegas i flew to chicago to celebrate my grandmother’s 91st birthday. little did i know that a huge storm was arriving along with me…what turned out to be the third largest blizzard in chicago history!! on tuesday my mom and i went out to run errands, despite extreme winds and a 24hr blizzard...
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