WEEK IN AWESOME XLXXII / by Julie Schumacher

Photo by Zakkiyyah Najeebah

Photo by Zakkiyyah Najeebah

This Week
September 28: Black Girl in Om Happy Hour at Owen + Alchemy

September 29: Tickets are available for Crispy Taco Night with Sunday Dinner Club.

September 30: A Little Photo Studio Happy Hour with Miss Jamie's Farm music show + milk & cookie.

October 1: The Suffragette Social benefits Spudnik Press Cooperative and celebrates printmaking’s roots as an agent for social and political change.

October 4: Party Noire and Project RSP invite you to #PrEP4Love LIVE presents: Black Joy, an evening dedicated to all of the #carefreeblackgirls in Chicago and beyond who are committed to uplifting womanhood and wellness. 

October 5: Drink and Draw at Spudnik Press is back with its October sticker time theme. Join this low-key drop-in social drawing workshop.

October 7: Feed Your Mind 2016, a gala to benefit Pilot Light with awesome chefs like Christine Cikowski of Honey Butter and Sunday Dinner. 

October 8: In Memphis? Beginner Oblique Calligraphy with Jenna Blazevich at the creative Works Conference. 

October 10: Looking for something for your kids to do on Columbus Day? Culinary classes for young chefs 8+ with Sugar Beet Schoolhouse

October 10: Sunday Dinner Club's Sardinian Dinner with Half Acre Beer Company.

October 14: Early To Bed turns 15. Join them and Vichcraft for a big ol' birthday party.

October 15: Beginner calligraphy with Jenna Blazevich.

October 15: Clean Eating Bootcamp with wellness chef Alia Dalal.

October 15 & 16: Open House Chicago from Chicago Architecture Foundation features awesome spots like Firehouse Chicago.

October 16: Join Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge with guests including Lauren Ash, Patrice Perkins and Dawn Hancock.

October 21: Save the date! Celeb Chef Ball to support Meals on Wheels.

October 21 & 22: Join Lauren Ash of Black Girl in Om in New York at the W.E.L.L. Summit.

October 22: Fried Chicken & Champagne Fest to support Kendall College Trust.

November 10: Join Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge with guests including Veronica Corzo-Duchardt in Philly.

November 18: Head to Milwaukee for Growing Power. You'll hear from Will Allen, Ron Finley and Alice Waters as well as Sugar Beet Schoolhouse's Cheryl Munoz.

November 19: Save the date NOW for an epic museum party. Kristen Kaza is co-producing/programming PRIME TIME alongside Pitchfork and the Museum of Contemporary Art.


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Learn how to balance sweet, salty, sour, bitter, sweet and more to make all your dishes taste better with this free 2-page download from Alia Dalal.


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