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The American dream, in frosting: the art of Yvette Mayorga

Do immigrants really find a better life in the U.S., or is it just a fantasia of prosperity full of barely concealed threats?

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Herbal Notes brings pop-up pot dinners to Chicago
Chef Manny Mendoza‘s events combine good food, good feels, and responsible cannabis consumption. By Mike Sula

Governor Buzzkill
Voters game the thumbs-up to legalizing recreational marijuana, but the governor's vowed to veto any bill that reaches his desk. By Ben Joravsky

Bongwater bath
Is soaking in marijuana-infused bath salts worth the weed it takes to make them? By Melanie LaForce

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Galleries & Museums
Works by Ed Paschke, 1969-2004 Ed Paschke Art Center
July 03
Music
April 25

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