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Gild Assembly Set to Open in Bucktown

Gild Assembly (2110 N. Damen Ave., studiogild.com/gild-assembly), a bespoke furniture and home accessories gallery, is having its grand opening Thursday, March 3. Jennie Bishop, Melissa Benham, and Kristen Ekeland of interior design firm Studio Gild have come together create this gallery, which will offer a mix of art and wares as well as serve as … Read more

This Beach House Concert Is “Bring Your Own Pillow”

If you couldn’t snag tickets to Beach House’s sold-out show Tuesday at the Vic, don’t despair: There's one more chance to catch the band before it returns to Chicago this July to (probably) headline Pitchfork. Beach House yesterday added 14 new dates to its 2016 tour, all billed as “installation” shows, with founding members Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally … Read more

In Wake of Hunger Strike, Dyett’s Principal Promises Tech That Goes Beyond PowerPoint

A year after a month-long hunger strike prevented its closure, Bronzeville’s Walter H. Dyett High School of the Arts will open this fall with a new focus and a new principal, Beulah McLoyd. Prior to this assignment, McLoyd was a principal at Michele Clark Magnet High School in the Austin neighborhood and an assistant principal … Read more

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Young Leaders Society Second Annual Ignite Fundraiser

United Way of Metropolitan Chicago’s Young Leaders Society hosted its second annual Ignite fundraiser at Nellcôte in Chicago’s West Loop. A sold-out crowd of more than 400 young professionals and Chicagoland VIPs enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction while dancing the night away to live music by the Selner Brothers. Ignite generated a … Read more

Five Great Things to Do in Chicago This Week

The Five Don’t-miss picks for Wednesday, February 24, through March 1, 2016 1 American Buffalo Theater This is your last chance to catch David Mamet’s profound, profane classic marking the end of the Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. Carlo Lorenzo Garcia directs a cast featuring company founder Richard Cotovsky. If you’ve yet to visit the storied black … Read more