Forth Approved 3.26.18 by Julie Schumacher

Courtesy  Kelli Taylor

Courtesy Kelli Taylor

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
March 26: Join Slow Food Chicago's book club on Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen

March 27: L'Oreal Thompson Payton of LT in the City is one of the featured speakers at Ignite Chicago

March 28: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 28: Coworking with Deskpass at Level Office

March 29: Women in Craft: A Conversation with Women in Beverage hosted by Rhine Hall

March 30: Buddha Belly kids yoga at A Little Photo Studio

March 31: Egg Dying Workshop and Flower Crochet Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Ace Hotel

Upcoming
April 2: TriBecca's Cubano, a popup at Revival Food Hall from the folks at HoneyButter Fried Chicken, is open till June 29

April 5: Next Bites April Happy Hour at Farmhouse Chicago

April 6: Champagne & Complain with Rebellious Magainze

April 8: March iBlack Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

April 8: Shibori Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

April 11: Come to our panel talk on Finances, Pricing & Transparency

April 19: Feminist Freelancing Coworking + Cocktails with Rebellious magazine.

April 26: Jessica Zweig is a featured speaker at day 1 of the She Did It Her Way Summit

April 26: Story pitching workshop with Rebellious Magazine

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

When asked her fave Chicago spots, Emily of Bon Vivant prioritizes women-, black- and immigrant-owned businesses because of course she does!

Lisa Guillot shares on Motherhood as Leadership on Thrive Global

Watch The Designer’s Weakness: Understanding the Role of Power, Greater Good Studio's preso at SXSW. Then check out this feature on human-centered design with social impact.

Garden outdoors anywhere with ModSpourt's waxed canvas growpouch.

See which Production Mode item made the list of coveted Spring shopping from Make It Better.

Forth Approved 3.19.18 by Julie Schumacher

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Our next public event is live! Join us April 11 for a panel talk on finances, transparency, money and more at Ace Hotel!

This Week
March 20: Rope-Free Restraints: Beyond Rope Bondage with Sarah Sloane at Early to Bed

March 21: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 22: Winter Popup Dinner from Big Delicious Planet at Firehouse Chicago

March 23: Chicago premier and QA of Zero Weeks featuring Honey Butter Fried Chicken

March 23: Ellementa Chicago: Cannabis, Sleep, and How to Wind Down in a Wound Up World at The Living Room

March 23: Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Eye Spy Optical

March 24: Slow Seeds at the Good Food EXPO with Slow Foods Chicago

March 25: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday (SOLD OUT)

Upcoming
March 26: Join Slow Food Chicago's book club on Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen

March 28: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 29: Women in Craft: A Conversation with Women in Beverage hosted by Rhine Hall.

March 31: Egg Dying Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Ace Hotel.

April 2: TriBecca's Cubano, a popup at Revival Food Hall from the folks at HoneyButter Fried Chicken, is open till June 29. 

April 8: March iBlack Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

Are you awesome and want to be a sex educator? Early to Bed wants to know.

We *love* this Chicago Woman article on 20 Women on Top of Their Game and *love* that Kristen Kaza and Jamie Hayes are featured.

Hope you've ordered Korean BBQ by Bill Kim of belly Q and Urban Belly with Chandra Ram of Plate Magazine? You should.

Wulfka's spring collection - Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - is live. And awesome.

The International Association of Women thinks you should cowork at the Shift and Second Shift and so do we.

Listen to Keita Demming's Disruptive Conversation with Shanon Downey.

Join Black Girl in Om as contributor by sharing what it means to be soft + strong.

Win stylish new gear from Po Campo, Thousand Helmets, and Brooklyn Bike Co if you enter by Wednesday!

Forth Approved 3.12.18 by Julie Schumacher

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
March 14: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago and Rebellious Magazine

March 14: How to Get the Money You Want, Now! hosted by The Shift

March 15: Feminist Freelancing coworking & cocktails with Rebellious Magazine and Ladies Room Chicago

March 18: Drunken Donuts with Bon Vivant at St. Lou's Assembly

March 18: National Women's Month Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

March 18: Feminist Creative Consciousness Series: Process + Flexibility

Upcoming
March 21 Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 22: Winter Popup Dinner from Big Delicious Planet at Firehouse Chicago

March 23: Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Eye Spy Optical

March 24: Slow Seeds at the Good Food EXPO with Slow Foods Chicago

March 25: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

March 26: Join Slow Food Chicago's book club on Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen

March 28: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 29: Women in Craft: A Conversation with Women in Beverage hosted by Rhine Hall.

March 31: Egg Dying Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Ace Hotel

Read, Watch, Stream & Shop

Read about Argaman & Defiance's magical minimalism on the Art Institute blog.

Kristen Kaza blows our minds (again) over on the How Old is Too Old blog.

Vote for your faves in the Time Out Chicago Love Awards through April 10.

Get to know Erin of 312Food on VoyageChicago.

Forth Approved 3.5.18 by Julie Schumacher

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Courtesy of Honey Bridal

<3<3 Happy Women's History Month & International Women's Day! <3<3

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
March 7: Join our very own Amanda Glandon and Jo Chicago for a Coffee Talk at Ace Hotel hosted by Presence Agency focused on the changing art of agency storytelling.

March 7: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine and Ladies Room Chicago

March 8: Women Maker Fair at 1871 featuring Nourishing Notes, Mojo Owl & Vichcraft

March 8: Rebellious Magazine's anniversary party

March 8: Floor Cushion Crochet Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

March 9: Celebrate one year of coworking and community with Second Shift

March 9: Personal branding workshop with Jessica Zweig

March 9: Roots | Opening Reception & Artist Talk at Spudnik Press Cooperative

March 10: Handmade Market Chicago at Empty Bottle

March 10-11: Headed to SXSW? Check out the first ever Wellness Expo co-sponsored by Black Girl in Om.

March 11: Beginner calligraphy with Vichcraft

Upcoming
March 14: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago and Rebellious Magazine

March 14: How to Get the Money You Want, Now! hosted by The Shift

March 15: Feminist Freelancing coworking & cocktails with Rebellious Magazine and Ladies Room Chicago

March 18: Drunken Donuts with Bon Vivant at St. Lou's Assembly

March 18: National Women's Month Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

March 18: Feminist Creative Consciousness Series: Process + Flexibility

March 21 Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 22: Winter Popup Dinner from Big Delicious Planet at Firehouse Chicago

March 23: Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Eye Spy Optical

March 24: Slow Seeds at the Good Food EXPO with Slow Foods Chicago

March 25: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

March 26: Join Slow Food Chicago's book club on Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen

March 28: Coworking Wednesday with Rebellious Magazine & Ladies Room Chicago

March 29: Women in Craft: A Conversation with Women in Beverage hosted by Rhine Hall.

March 31: Egg Dying Workshop with Argaman & Defiance at Ace Hotel

READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

Sign up right this second for Shannon Downey's Badass HERstroy, a Badass Cross Stitch craftivism project to honor the stories and voices of all female-identified and gender non-binary humans. 

Newcity's list of 50 designers shaping Chicago in 2018 include the incredible Margot Harrington and Dawn Hancock.

Check out Alia Dalal whip up some magic with chick peas on WIndy City Live.

The upstairs reveal of the Warwick Reno from Claire of Centered by Design is up! 

Refinery29 has 20 black women to know, and you know that list should (and does!) include Lauren Ash.

This episode of the Joy Ride podcast features Maria Boustead of Po Campo.

Ali Phillips of Engaging Events by Ali shares 9 spots to consider for a destination wedding with the Tribune.

Six Chicago coworking spaces freelancers and entrepreneurs should try, including The Shift. And read about its sister site Second Shift and how they build community.

Forth Approved 2.26.18 by Julie Schumacher

GO, DO & SEE

This Week
Feb 26: Shibori Your State workshop with Argaman and Defiance at The Living Room

Feb 28: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

Feb 28: Coffee Talk with Presence Agency at Ace Hotel with One Off Hospitality's Rachel Dickens

March 4: If you aren't in NYC, get there for Amelia Hruby's Fifty Feminist Mantras: Embodied Mantra Workshop

March 4: Slow Food Chicago invites you to Farm to Fork: A Slow Food Dinner Featuring Ark of Taste by Chef Paul Fehribach

    Upcoming
    March 8: Think Cosmically, Act Locally: A Celebration of International Women's Day hosted by FIG Catering and featuring Amelia Hruby

    March 8: Rebellious Magazine's anniversary party

    March 8: Floor Cushion Crochet Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

    March 9: Personal branding workshop with Jessica Zweig

    March 9: Roots | Opening Reception & Artist Talk at Spudnik Press Cooperative

    March 10: Handmade Market Chicago at Empty Bottle

    March 11: Beginner calligraphy with Vichcraft

    March 14: How to Get the Money You Want, Now! hosted by The Shift

    March 18: Drunken Donuts with Bon Vivant at St. Lou's Assembly

    March 18: National Women's Month Rug Making Workshop with Argaman & Defiance

    March 18: Feminist Creative Consciousness Series: Process + Flexibility

    March 22: Winter Popup Dinner from Big Delicious Planet at Firehouse Chicago

    March 25: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

    READ, WATCH, STREAM and SHOP

    From Sara Aye of Greater Good Studio: What do you call your people? A question for designers, and the clients that hire them.

    Peep the Bitch Media redesign with commentary by Margot of Pitch Design Union and Veronica of Winterbureau.

    More from Bitch: 5 podcasts to add to your rotation this Black History Month (and every month) including Black Girl in Om

    Now that you lurve Bitch like we do, show them some support to protect independent, feminist media.

    Think Spring and get a seed kit from Slow Food America.

    We spy Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch in this Time piece. And, grab Harper's Bazaar this month which features several of her gorgeous, revolutionary pieces.

    And more on Black Girl in Om and the wellness journey for women of color, this time from Fast Company

    Learn about the joys of traveling alone from Jessica Zweig.

    Forth Approved 2.19.18 by Julie Schumacher

    Courtesy of Paige Worthy

    Courtesy of Paige Worthy

    GO, DO & SEE

    This Week:
    Feb 20: Laugh and laugh at the Feminine Comique Graduation Showcase

    Feb 20: Logan Square Pilates open house at Second Shift

    Feb 21: Coffee Talk, a new series at the Ace Hotel featuring Chicago's doers, launches with Kelsey & Mallory of Presence Agency.

    Feb 21: Free cloth diapering workshop at A Little Photo Studio.

    Feb 21: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

    Feb 22: Chit Chat Real Love with Nors of Mojo Owl. Come talk about healthy relationships and more.

    Feb 22: Ellementa Chicago: Cannabis and Sex

    Feb 24:Hashbrown Showdown at Spudnik Press Cooperative

    Upcoming:
    Feb 26: Shibori Your State workshop with Argaman and Defiance at The Living Room

    Feb 28: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

    March 8: Think Cosmically, Act Locally: A Celebration of International Women's Day hosted by FIG Catering

    March 9: Personal branding workshop with Jessica Zweig.

    March 9: Roots | Opening Reception & Artist Talk at Spudnik Press Cooperative

    March 10: Handmade Market Chicago at Empty Bottle

    March 11: Beginner calligraphy with Vichcraft

    March 14: How to Get the Money You Want, Now! hosted by The Shift

    March 18: Drunken Donuts with Bon Vivant at St. Lou's Assembly

    March 22: Winter Popup Dinner from Big Delicious Planet at Firehouse Chicago

    March 25: Black Girl in Om's monthly Self Care Sunday

    READ, WATCH, STREAM & SHOP

    If you read one thing this week, make it Taylor Morrison's newest post.

    Zagat lists 10 essential Chicago mac and cheese spots including Honey Butter Fried Chicken.

    Le Papier Studio now offers custom house illustrations.

    Forth Approved 2.12.18 by Julie Schumacher

    Image Courtesy of  Tiny Bold Creative

    Image Courtesy of Tiny Bold Creative

    Go, Do & See

    This Week
    Till 2.14, shop With Love from Andersonville. All kinds of shops are giving 14% of sales including Early to Bed and Milk Handmade, 

    Feb 12: Galentine's weaving workshop with Argaman & Defiance at The Living Room

    Feb 12: Who Wants Love? print show to support 826 Chicago

    Feb 13: Galentine's shibori workshop with Argaman & Defiance at The Living Room

    Feb 13: ReBloom flower donation workshop

    Feb 14: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

    Feb 15: Feminist Freelancer Coworking & Cocktails with Rebellious Magazine

    Feb 15: In LA for Modernism Week? Be sure to head to the presentation on the Frost House, a local gem

    Feb 18: Abundance + Investment, the first in a four-part feminist event series based on the themes and values from Amelia's Fifty Feminist Mantras book.

    Feb 18: Love our Mercadito in Pilsen featuring all kinds of great vendors including Mojo Owl

    Upcoming
    Feb 20: Laugh and laugh at the Feminine Comique Graduation Showcase

    Feb 21: Free cloth diapering workshop at A Little Photo Studio.

    Feb 21: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

    Feb 24:Hashbrown Showdown at Spudnik Press Cooperative

    Feb 26: Shibori Your State workshop with Argaman and Defiance at The Living Room

    Feb 28: Coworking Wednesday with Ladies Room Chicago

    March 8: Think Cosmically, Act Locally: A Celebration of International Women's Day hosted by FIG Catering

    March 9: Roots | Opening Reception & Artist Talk at Spudnik Press Cooperative

    March 11: Beginner calligraphy with Vichcraft

    March 14: How to Get the Money You Want, Now! hosted by The Shift

    March 18: Drunken Donuts with Bon Vivant at St. Lou's Assembly

    Reach, Watch, Stream & Shop

    Check out Black Food & Beverage in the Eater.

    Taylor of Shop Emancipation launched a podcast called Feel Free. Check out episode 1 today!

    Foodie Valentine's ideas from 312 Food.

    Lauren Ash of Black Girl in Om shares her entrepreneurial strategy with Forbes. As you read, listen to their Self Care playlist.

    Win this gorgeous Hand & Cloth kantha from their new collection.

    Check out the hands-free market bag from Po Campo!

    Read up on Shannon Downey's win for Voice of Today at the IrishCentral Creativity & Arts Awards. Then learn more about her over on Windy City Live.

    More from Greater Good: Embracing a Faster Path to Changemaking