WEEK IN AWESOME XLXXVI / by Julie Schumacher

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This Week
October 25: Join a free day of coworking + happy hour with Deskpass at SPACE by doejo.

October 25: Hops for Haiti happy hour with Surge for Water at Bar Louie.

October 29: Book your family's mini session with Hannah Hoggatt in Bucktown!

October 29: Brunch + Jam with Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Anarchy in a Jar.

November 2: This month's Female Entrepreneurs In Chicago's Creative Industries monthly panel series from Dynasty Podcasts includes Jessica Zweig.

November 3: Next Bites Bite Nite at Local Foods includes food from FIG Catering.

November 4: Opening night for an End Gun Violence group fiber art show spearheaded by the indomitable Shannon Downey of Badass Cross Stitch.

November 4: Shape/Shift at Lost Arts explores fluidity, multiplicity, intersectionality, expansion and resistance with pieces by all kinds of rad contributors including Margot Harrington.

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

November 10: A Tale of Three Wheats workshop from Slow Food Chicago. Learn about and discuss breads and pastries made from three Ark of Taste wheats – White Sonoran wheat, Purple Straw wheat and Turkey Red wheat. 

November 14: Donation-based yoga at Early to Bed with proceeds going to support FtM Essential Free Youth Binder Program.

November 16: SimplyBe Bright is an immersive personal branding experience for women from Jessica Zweig and Lisa Guillot. Crave clarity, purpose and direction in your personal branding? Come.

November 16: Annual Member Exhibition, Closing Reception & Artist Talk at Spudnik Press.

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.

November 19: Populace Mechanics opening reception at Spudnik Press

A Solo Exhibition by Kim Morski


14 Rules to Get Snapchat Love from Mana Ionescu of Lightspan Digital.

Creating the shift from blah... to HELL YEAH!! from Molly Rudberg.

Trust and Truth in Sisterhood, episode 7 of the Black Girl in Om podcast.

Chicago Cause is a philanthropic partnership between Orbit Media, Digital Third Coast, Lightspan Digital, and Flanigan Communications offering $385,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, SEO, content marketing and public relations to local Chicago nonprofits.

15 Women Changing The Wellness Space and making it a more diverse industry, including Lauren Ash of Black Girl in Om.

Give some Chicago restaurants some love, including Honey Butter Fried Chicken, as nominees for the Jean Banchet award!

Crack the Customer Code podcast features Mana Ionescu on Social Customer Care with Purpose.


Black Girl in Om is looking for a graphic design intern.