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Scenes from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

The politicians, protesters, and celebs at the DNC

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Cover Story: Can Vic Mensa radicalize Lollapalooza? The Chicago rapper publicly supports Black Lives Matter and LGBT rights, among other progressive causes—which makes him an interesting fit for a festival that tries to please everyone.

Gaming: Apokélypse now? Pokémon Go gives rise to the latest moral panic.

Politics: Mayor Rahm cuts school budget while the city’s TIFs are flush with money. Why cut $140 million from CPS when there’s $461 million in TIF money available?
The Reader's Bar Guide: Hundreds of bars searchable by neighborhood and our top recommended watering holes in Chicago

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Lit & Lectures
Logan Salon Series City Lit Books
July 28
Performing Arts
Ad Hoc [Home] Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center
July 22

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