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Reena Esmail, a composer who is involved with the Chicago Sinfonietta this season, talked to Chicago Woman about the women who inspire her, how she creates balance, and more more

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Women take center stage this season thanks to the Chicago Sinfonietta's Project W initiative... more

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Lollapalooza is the biggest Chicago music festival of the year With that in mind, Chicago Woman took this opportunity to ask women around the scene what empowers them most about jamming out. more

More than 300 talented young musicians will play more than 100 free performances for over 12 hours at Performathon. more

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Gift Guide for the Music Enthusiast

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For those struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for their music loving, concert going someone in their life, this guide is here to lend a helping hand! more

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A platform with an aspiration to share stories through the power of music, creates a campaign to acknowledge those who have fought for our country this Veteran's Day. more

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The People’s Music School is the country’s only tuition-free music school for kids. On Friday, Nov. 4, they'll be honoring Jimmy Chamberlin at the school's 40th anniversary bash. Jennifer shares the impact the school has on the lives of so many kids. more

Profiles

As of October, International Music Foundation and Rush Hour Concerts announced their merger into one non-profit organization. This organization will continue to provide fantastic and free performances from world-class musicians. more

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Sure you can picture a guitar when someone mentions it, but do you know what an Octobass or a Pyrophone looks like? Check out these strange instruments for Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day and share your newfound knowledge to impress your friends. more

New + Noteworthy

This four day festival brings the city together as establishments offer an array of food, drink and after-show specialties in honor of Lollapalooza. more

Arts + Culture

Mei-Ann Chen is the conductor of the Chicago Sinfonietta, known as the “Mightiest Boutique Orchestra in America.” Chen is living her dream with a career in music. more

Profiles

Tiny Lounge and Big Hatt Gourmet have teamed up to open Tiny Hatt along the river. more

Restaurants

Marie Paro, president of the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, talks about what inspires her in work and life, as well as the best advice she's ever received. Get ready to take notes! more

Influencers

Chicago-­based music writer and author talks about the current state of music, women singers you should be listening to, and more. more

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  • Gift Guide for the Music Enthusiast

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    Gift Guide for the Music Enthusiast

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