Forth Approved: 1.8.18 / by Julie Schumacher

Courtesy of Department of Curiosities

Courtesy of Department of Curiosities


This Week
Jan 10: Free open house at Chopping Block with chef Alia Dalal

Jan 13-15: Making Corsets: An Introduction at Department of Curiosities

Jan 13: Handmade Market Chicago at The Empty Bottle with great vendors including MojoOwl!

Jan 14: Black Girl in Om Self-Care Sunday


Jan 15: Join Sugar Beet Schoolhouse for an Edna Lewis cooking camp in honor of Martin Luther King day.

Jan 16: Start Liberated Lines from Alisha Somer and Robin Sandomirsky. It's a guided series of live writing circles, prompts and connection via a Facebook group.

Jan 17: Plant-powered protein cooking class with Alia Dala

Jan 18: Feminist Freelancer Coworking with Rebellious

Jan 18: Time for a #legalcoffeechat with Creative Genius Law on Finesse + Fair Use.

Jan 21: Committed, Chicago's only eco-conscious wedding event from the Green Wedding Alliance

Jan 26: Join Sugar Beet Schoolhouse for an Edna Lewis cooking camp to kick off Black History Month.


Help researchers at the University of Wisconsin Madison explore what motivates Black entrepreneurs to go into business by completing this survey!

Chicago Woman's For The Love Of Food: 10 Influential Women In Chicago features some of our faves including Emily of Bon Vivant!

Amy Mokris of Le Coeur Watches talks about how to let the love drive you, not the money, over on Chicago Creatives.

Jessica Zweig has three mastermind retreats planned this year. Find out more.

It's not too late to join the (Re)New Year 2018, which includes guidance from Lauren Ash. And see why Black Girl in Om prioritizes spaces for women of color in this piece in the Chicago Tribune.

What can entrepreneurs learn from a former single mom on welfare? Molly Cantrell-King shares her wisdom on Barry J Moltz's podcast.

January's IT List from Nomad Luxuries.