"Overall it has been stressful and hurtful," student artist Gelila Mesfin said about the last week. In other news: The grants will be funded by the areas' Tax Increment Financing districts, officials said.  Also in the news today: The project's intent was good, the artists said, but the delay in crediting the original artist was bad. Also in the news today: "Your dreams are not that far-fetched," is Tanzanian designer Rahel Mwitula Williams' message to girls.  Also in the news today: Search by neighborhood or date. Or check out the entire jam-packed list.  

 
 
 

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Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then 'Attacked' My Character: Artist  
Michelle Obama Muralist Stole My Work Then ‘Attacked’ My Character: Artist

"Overall it has been stressful and hurtful," student artist Gelila Mesfin said about the last week.

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New Grants Available For Struggling Shopping Areas On South, West Sides  
New Grants Available For Struggling Shopping Areas On South, West Sides

The grants will be funded by the areas' Tax Increment Financing districts, officials said.

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Chicago Artists On Michelle Obama Mural Flap: 'It's A Shame'  
Chicago Artists On Michelle Obama Mural Flap: ‘It’s A Shame’

The project's intent was good, the artists said, but the delay in crediting the original artist was bad.

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'ILAVA' Clothing Line Brings Beauty, Promise Of East Africa To Chicago  
‘ILAVA’ Clothing Line Brings Beauty, Promise Of East Africa To Chicago

"Your dreams are not that far-fetched," is Tanzanian designer Rahel Mwitula Williams' message to girls.

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The Ultimate List Of Every Chicago Festival Happening This Summer  
The Ultimate List Of Every Chicago Festival Happening This Summer

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