Monthly Archives: September 2012

Katie Goes to the Winery

I did a quick write-up on the new restaurant/concert venue City Winery here in Chicago for Chicago Like a Local. Advertisements

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Katie’s Made in Chicago

Another blog series I’ve started with Chicago Like a Local is “Made in Chicago”–a monthly post dedicated to an artist who’s created a lot of waves in the local and national music scenes. We started this month with rockers Local … Continue reading

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Katie Goes to Riot Fest

This was my first year at Riot Fest and I had a blast! I wrote a couple of previews in preparation for the festival as well as reviews of the Saturday and Sunday carnival portion of the festival.

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Katie Address Local Hip Hop Controversy

Earlier, this month a local teen rapper was murdered in a drive-by shooting. Another local rapper, Chief Keef, is being investigated for his involvement. I had the opportunity to write about why this is such a big blow for our … Continue reading

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Katie’s Three to See

I’ve started a new blog series with Chicago Like a Local. It’s called “Three to See.” Each month I explore three new themed venues in Chicago. Last month, we talked jazz clubs. Since school’s back in session this September, I … Continue reading

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Katie Talks with the Congress

The Congress Theater might be getting a new look. I did an interview to find out more.

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Katie Joins Choose Chicago

I was recently brought on to be Choose Chicago‘s new music writer for their blog Chicago Like a Local. It’s my job to do things like pick out the best shows for visitors to Chicago to check out.

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Katie’s Mad inDecent Experience

I had a chance to write a little opinion piece for Do312 after attending Chicago’s Mad Decent Block Party which was shut down due to rioting. Not cool, Chicago.

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Katie Goes to North Coast Music Festival

It was my second year covering NCMF and I had an awesome time putting together a preview as well as full reviews of days one, two and three of the festival. 

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Katie Wraps Up at Q101

Unfortunately other obligations forced me to wrap up my time at Q101 but before I left I was able to punch out some great Local 101 features including a video interview with Bully in the Hallway, a preview of the … Continue reading

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