WEEK IN AWESOME XLXXVIII / by Julie Schumacher

TONIGHT! See you at The Boarding House with Measuremake!


This Week
Get your application ready for Dose Trousseau (Dose for all things wedding-related). All kinds of wedding vendors: sweets, DJS, dress designers, photographers, makeup artists are encouraged to apply. Deadline is November 20.

November 10: Curious about beekeeping? This event co-sponsored by Slow Food Chicago is for you!

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 12: Beginner Calligraphy workshop with Vichcraft.

November 12: Embroidery Workshop + Community Stitching Circle with Shannon Downey. It's free!

November 13: Artist Talks for the #EndGunViolence community craftivism projects.

November 13: Self Care Sunday with Black Girl in Om at REUNION.

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 17: WordPress 101 at The Shift.

November 17-19: Le Papier Studio is at the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital Women's Board Holiday Boutique.

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

November 21: Slow Food Chicago's November food book club is The Seasons on Henry's Farm.



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Ten Ways To Salute Your Sexuality from Black Girl in Om.

If you missed the opening of Shape/Shift at Lost Arts, Margot invites you to read about its origin (and then go see it!).

Greater Good is looking for a contract Communications Lead.

Join the Slow Food Chicago board!