WEEK IN AWESOME XLXXXIII / by Julie Schumacher

Part ii of our gift guide is up!

DO, GO & SEE

This Week
December 12: ReBloom flower donation workshop!

December 12: #BGIOMindful Twitter chat on self discovery at 6:30 pm.

December 12: Boldly Bifurcated - Come explore the history of women in pants with fashion historian Jacqueline WayneGuite. 

December 12: Join Slow Food Chicago for their Annual Meeting with refreshments from FIG Catering and Honey Butter Fried Chicken. (And, fill out their book club survey please!).

December 15: Artists and designers, including Margot Harrington, from Lost Arts' current exhibition, Shape/Shift, lead a conversation about the work on display and the tensions found at the intersections of gender, race, class, social identity and cultural expectations. 

December 14: After School Baking Blitz with Sugarbeet Schoolhouse.

December 16: Santa Happy Hour for Littles at A Little Photo Studio.

December 16-18: Shop Sensual co-produced by Kristen Kaza will feature Slow Jams yoga with Lauren Ash.

Upcoming
December 31: Usher in the New Year with Party Noire.

January 15: Beginner calligraphy workshop with Vichcraft.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Pick some courses or get the whole Estera Events Wedding Planning E*Course shebang and get extra awesome bonus content.

Emotional & spiritual empowerment is streaming over on the Black Girl in Om podcast.

Nomad Luxuries has your December playlist all set.

Hey there Jenna Blazevich being all awesome in The Everygirl.

Check out Deskpass founder Sam Rosen talking coworking...and then check out Deskpass, now launched in Denver!

Help support one home of Chicago's creative community by giving to Spudnik Cooperative's end-of-year Community Challenge. Then, apply to exhibit there next year!

Tis the season for sickness. Mana Ionesco's tips on sickie selfies are the best.