Manifest Destiny: Columbia unleashes its annual cyclone of creativity on May 15.
THE FIVE: TOTALLY FREE EDITION!
Don’t-miss events for Wed 05.13.09 through Tue 05.19.09
farrago Great Chicago Places & Spaces*
KIDDIE PICK OF THE WEEK
farrago Indiana Dunes BioBlitz
Think the dunes are just like Chicago’s beaches, only a little further east? Think again. This 15-mile stretch of protected shoreline is teaming with critters other than mosquitoes and bikini-clad coeds, and pintsize scientists are invited to convene for a 24-hour marathon cataloging of every plant and creature in the 15,000-acre park.
GO: May 15 at noon thru May 16 at noon. Map and details: nationalgeographic.com/bioblitz
Read our May story on two brothers’ quests for revenge in advance of the Family Secrets trial . . . Hear Stephen Colbert trash talk Eighth Blackbird’s recording of Steve Reich’s Pulitzer-winning Double Sextet . . . Get the back story on Chicago’s starring role in The Dark Knight
PHOTOGRAPH: Alexis Ellers