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Design Intersections 2019: Design+Networks+Activation

at IIT Institute of Design - Bronzeville 3137 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

In addition to developing concepts and interventions, today’s designers and leaders must direct the implementation of those concepts and interventions. Achieving systems-level success requires cultivating and activating networks—technological, infrastructural, and social—that support new collaborative activities, process, and mindsets. Design...

Wednesday May 22nd, 8am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Gardening Techniques: Session C

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Students will be introduced to professional gardening through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. They will focus on acquiring solid gardening skills, learning a variety of techniques, and developing the ability to determine best practices.  Prerequisite: Botany 1.  A supply list will be sent with your confirmation. Please...

Saturday Mar 30th, 7:30am - 10:30am

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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Edible Landscapes Featuring Containers

at Chicago Botanic Garden - North Lawndale 3555 Ogden Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60623

Transform a small space into a beautiful and functional garden. This class will show you the best practices for keeping edible and ornamental plants happy and healthy in your container garden. It includes hands-on work and an informative lecture with plenty of time for questions.

Saturday May 4th, 10:30am - 4:30pm

S&M, An Intro Class: Bondage and Domination

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Learn Bondage and Domination techniques. Singles and couples will be introduced to the safe use of restraints, bondage implements,floggers, crops & more. Dungeon equipment will be discussed, including tables, Crosses, racks,and benches. Your instructors will acquaint students in how bondage and domination can be incorporated into your life in a...

Wednesday Mar 27th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Open Studio

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This studio class is open to all levels. Students may bring a project of their choice, any medium, or work with plant subjects to create a new art piece. The course will feature lecture and demonstration to illustrate principles that pertain to all media. The School’s CEUs=12 hours

Sunday Jun 2nd, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Annuals and Biennials with Thurs Walks

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Study more than 60 different deciduous flowering shrubs (and their cultivars and related species) suitable for commercial landscape and home garden use in the Chicago region.  During weekly slide lectures and Garden walks, the identification, cultural information, aesthetic qualities, and landscape uses of both common and more unusual shrubs...

Tuesday May 7th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (13 sessions)

13 sessions

Annuals and Biennials with Sat Walks

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Annuals and biennials have a rich tradition and exciting future. During this course, focus on the most popular cool- and warm-season species along with a selection of the new cultivars and unusual plants, all of which are well-suited to container and in-ground gardening in the Midwest.  During the lectures and Garden walks, learn plant identification...

Tuesday May 7th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (13 sessions)

13 sessions

Aquaponics Intensive

at Chicago Botanic Garden - North Lawndale 3555 Ogden Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60623

This course is for individuals seriously considering or already in the process of aquaponic food production on a commercial scale. This three-day course is a comprehensive look at the design and build-out of a system, water quality, controlled environment growing, daily operations and growing techniques. Instruction will include hands-on work and lectures....

Friday May 17th, 10:30am - 4:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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Conflict Management Training

at Knowledgehut

Conflicts are inevitable when people with different personalities and goals are put together to work in the same environment. Quite often, the clash that results leads to extreme anger and animosity, and this can have a very disruptive effect on the entire team. As a leader, you are often called upon to defuse the situation and resolve differences...

Friday Apr 26th, 9am - 5pm

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Graphic Novel Retrospective (Ages 15+)

at Northeastern Illinois University CAPE - North Park 5500 N St Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

You know the movies, you collect the toys, the wear the clothes but how well do you truly know your comic book history? Beyond the pop culture appeal, the deeper historical roots and traditions of the comic book industry reflected the times in which they were conceived. From the wartime heroes of the 1940s, the golden age ideals of the 1960, the boom...

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at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

During this fascinating expedition into the nature of time itself, many of the world’s experts on mythology, alchemy, astrology, anthropology, and ancient history; Jose Arguelles, Gregg Braden, Riane Eisler, Terence McKenna, Alberto Villoldo, and Jay Weidner are interviewed. They discuss topics such as the shift of the ages, the galactic alignment,...

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From Italy to America: Talk Lifestyle

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Curious about the Italian culture? Join us for a monthly round table discussion focused on Italian-American and modern Italian culture through art, music, language, culture, and of course – great food and drink! In this class, we’ll explore the lifestyle of Italians through food and drink with author and expert nutritionist Carol Amendola D’Anca....

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Lecture in Photography: Corey Keller

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 600 S Michigan Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60605

Lectures in Photography is presented by the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Photography Department of Columbia College Chicago. Corey Keller is curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Lecture in Photography: Jennifer Blessing

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 600 S Michigan Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60605

Jennifer Blessing is senior curator of photography at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Throughout her career, she has curated many photography-based exhibitions, including Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video (2014), Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective (2012), and Francesca Woodman (2012). ...

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Lecture in Photography: Diana Matar

at Museum of Contemporary Photography Colum - South Loop 618 S MICHIGAN AVE, Chicago, Illinois 60605

Using photography, testimony, and archive, Diana Matar explores the controversial question of how beauty can be used in the depiction of power and violence. Speaking about her long-term projects Evidence and This Violent Land, Matar will discuss the practicalities of her research methods and explore how photography can respond to history and our contemporary...

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