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  • High Dive in Chicago, Illinois, 60622 on 02/28/2019

    Show: High Dive Date: Thursday, February 28th, 2019 Time: 8:00PM City: Chicago, Illinois, 60622 Venue: High Dive Address: 1938 West Chicago Avenue Venue phone: 773-235-3483 Country: United States Admission: Free Age restrictions: No Minors Notes: A monthly showcase in the back of a dive bar featuring Justin Golak. Add to Google Calendar | Download iCa […]

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  • On gratitude: After the storm

    I pressed my naked hand harder on the glass. The cold was beginning to sting but I wanted my energetic neighbors to sense me before they left for the next powerline over: “Yes, yes, I am here too.” The post On gratitude: After the storm appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • Art you should know: Dawoud Bey’s Underground Railroad photographs

    The renowned photographer's exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago is a devastating reminder of what we come from and why it matters. The post Art you should know: Dawoud Bey’s Underground Railroad photographs appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • Roundup: Five spots to shop for cool kettles

    In my new life as a tea drinker (not a coffee connoisseur), hell has frozen over and these cute kettles from art museums, World Market, and more are keeping me warm. The post Roundup: Five spots to shop for cool kettles appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • My list of books to read this month

    A dirt-dishing memoir about a single mother who cleaned up after wealthy families to support her own desperately strapped one, a compilation of George Orwell's greatest hits, and a heavy look at war-torn love. The post My list of books to read this month appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • Words on the street: Feb. 5, 2019

    Words I spotted while trapped inside or hurrying to be somewhere inside, including "the" YMCA, passive aggressive parking areas, and Home Depot. The post Words on the street: Feb. 5, 2019 appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • On writing: How to actually ‘show don’t tell’

    Some authors' advice on advice so repeated it's practically cliche. Plus, one of my favorite descriptions ever. The post On writing: How to actually ‘show don’t tell’ appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]

  • Zero Proof Book Club - Meet Your Hosts

    Shelley and Jackie talk about the books that helped them get and stay sober—and why they chose sobriety in the first place. […]

  • The three P’s of productivity

    These productivity power players are perfect for packing a punch, with precision. The post The three P’s of productivity appeared first on Jackie Mantey. […]