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Fall Fest, Anyone?
We have the must-see events this season!
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WHAT // Rito y Recuerdo: Day of the Dead Exhibit
WHERE // National Museum of Mexican Art | 1852 W 19th Street
WHEN // September 19th through December 14th | Daily 10am-5pm (except Monday)
WHY // Mexican tradition pays homage to their ancestors and those who have passed during Day of the Dead. Experience ancient honoring traditions at the Museum of Mexican Art with expressive altars, memorable installations and works by more than sixty artists from both sides of the border to make up this momentous exhibit.
MORE //  Free admisison | More info here

 

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WHAT // North Halsted Street Halloween Parade
WHERE // Belmont Avenue & Halsted Street
WHEN // Friday, October 31st | Registration: 5:30pm & Kick off: 8pm
WHY // Our favorite parade is back! Now in its 18th year, the parade theme is asking participants to get their freak on in The Freakshow! Dress in your best costume and take part in this entertaining event for free—just make sure you register—then compete in your ghoulish get-up for a chance to win cash prizes.
MORE // Free| More info here

 

 

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WHAT // Fashion Forward
WHERE // Museum of Science and Industry |
WHEN // Thursday, November 13th | 6-10pm
WHY // Plan ahead for a night celebrating innovation and the future of design. The Museum of Science and Industry presents an evening benefit to honor French blogger Garance Doré with the Fashion Inspiration Award for her inventive approach to the design world. Experience an installation of cutting-edge wearable technology curated from around the world. All proceeds benefit the Museum’s exhibits and science education programs.
MORE // Tickets start at $250 | More info here

 

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WHAT // Hell in a Handbag Productions presents The Birds
WHERE // Berger Park Coach House | 6205 N Sheridan Road
WHEN // Now through November 1st
WHY // Hell in a Handbag Productions presents The Birds: part parody and part dark deconstruction of the classic Alfred Hitchcock film. This unique theatrical experience has been coined as “simultaneously ridiculous and disturbing,” and the venue, right on the lakefront, adds an extra environmental dimension to this quirky adaptation.
MORE // Tickets start at $32 | More info here

 

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WHAT // Project Onward Fashion Form
WHERE // Bridgeport Art Center | 1200 W 35th Street, 4th Floor
WHEN // Now through November 8th | Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-5pm
WHY // Coinciding with Fashion Focus Chicago, our favorite group of artists comes together for an exhibition of art inspired by clothing, and clothing inspired by art. As part of the show, we asked Project Onward artist to reimagine collages for our G&F Fall Beauty story.
MORE // Free | More info here