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Ginza Holiday

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  • Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more

    Fest planner: Northalsted Market Days, Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Bud Billiken Parade, more
    August already? This weekend's fests—Ginza Festival, Northalsted Market Days, Bud Billiken Parade and more—signify the height of fest season for me. The weather's warm and humid, Lollapalooza is in the rearview mirror and college students will...
  • Expert shares craft, and metaphor, of bonsai

    Expert shares craft, and metaphor, of bonsai
    At first glance, Shigeo Ito's potted bonsai trees appear to be simply miniatures of those found in nature. But there is more than meets the eye. "The bonsai trees are living works of art," says Ito, 88, a specialist in this ancient technique of training...
  • Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'

    Irish, Japanese musicians 'forge a new path'
    It is very difficult to say "Happy St. Patrick's Day" in Japanese. "There is no direct Japanese word for St. Patrick's Day," one scholarly Japanese friend tells me. "However, there are a number of written languages in Japanese, and one of these is...
  • Midwest Buddhist Temple presents 57th Annual Ginza Holiday

    Midwest Buddhist Temple presents 57th Annual Ginza Holiday
    The 57th Annual Ginza Holiday, a large Japanese cultural festival, will be presented by the Midwest Buddhist Temple (MBT) on Aug 10, 11, and 12 at 435 W. Menomonee Street in Chicago's historic Old Town. Flown in from Tokyo for this event, five master...