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FSD Calendar: 11 Things To Do This Weekend & Beyond

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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It’s Friday and you can’t figure out where you’re going or what you’re getting into this weekend — sound like an issue you’re having? Well, that’s where FSD comes in. Every Friday, we’ll be highlighting concerts and other events worth checking out over the weekend and the following week. 

Want to know what’s going on or where you should be? We have the cheat sheet for you.

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FSD Songs of the Week 5/22/15

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (5/15) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Feature: Towkio Rides the .Wav Theory – A Review by Kevin Coval

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Words by Kevin Coval (@KevinCoval). Photo by Bryan Allen Lamb.

Welcome to a new FSD Feature from Chicago poet/activist/artist/philanthropist Kevin Coval, where he uses “verse-journalism” to review shows, events and other dope activities and ongoings in the City of Chicago. 

Kevin sees this as a way to document and practice what Gwendolyn Brooks calls verse journalism. Today Kevin kicks off the series with a verse review of Towkio’s headlining set at Metro, which took place last Saturday, May 16th. 

Check out Towkio ride the .Wav Theory below (and download the project here). Be sure to check out Kevin’s latest literary release, The Breakbeat Poets, available here. 

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FSD Calendar: 5 Things To Do This Weekend & Beyond

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Say hello to the newest weekly feature you’ll be able to check out here on Fake Shore Drive, FSD Calendar. Every Friday, we’ll be highlighting concerts and other events worth checking out over the weekend and the following week. Sure, we’re a little late — but hey, better late than never right?

Want to know what’s going on or where you should be? Well, we have the cheat sheet for you.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 5/15/15

| May 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (5/8) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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