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Anime Review: Code Geass

By Phillip PowersReviewer Code Geass is an interesting anime it blends mechs and political intrigue so well. It starts with the empire of Britannia invading Japan using a type of mech called a Knightmare which they had just invented and it uses a precious mineral called sakuradite as its main power source. Japan is the…

Art Gallery Opening At Center On Halsted

 Writ on Water IV by Jason Messinger   Chicago by Armando Pedroso  From Center on Halstead: Join us for two exciting shows opening Friday, April 1. Armando Pedroso’s painting exhibit will take place in the 2nd floor gallery, and Jason Messinger’s painting exhibit will be in the 3rd floor gallery. Cash bar…

First-timer fun at C2E2

Story and photos by Tom Wray We’re gonna take a break from politics and travel for a little bit. Along with being liberal and gay, the publisher happens to be a bit of a geek. Okay, he was lucky to keep in the squees as he attended the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo today at…

Mr. Chicago Leather: 28-30 January, Chicago, IL

Mr. Chicago Leather, one of two IML qualifying events in Chicago, is scheduled for 28-30 January 2011, at Touche in Chicago-Rogers Park. Bar and sponsoring group’s web site include the current schedule and candidate application information. 28 January: 2010 Welcome Party and Roast 29 January: Contest 30 January: Beer Bust Links- Touche: http://www.touchechicago.com/ MLC: http://www.chicagoleather.org/…