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What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

By Jon Graef in News on Sep 15, 2014 2:00PM

Photo credit: SauceyJack

  • The National Veterans Art Museum re-opened their The Things They Carried exhibit.
  • 17-year-old Aaron Parks was ordered held without bail Sunday after being charged as an adult for sexual assaulting a pregnant woman near Chicago State University.
  • In a video streaming and on-demand era, not only does cult video store Odd Obsession Movies survives, it thrives. Here's how.
  • Chicago Music Exchange's Marc Najjar and drummer Nate Bauman made a video of 100 classic bass riffs and drum beats all played in one take.
  • New angles in the Mayor's race, Pat Quinn leads a poll, and Hizzoner strikes again. All that and more in our satirical news round-up, 'The Week That Was.'
  • The Center on Halsted will host a LGBTQ youth job fair on Oct. 22.
  • Has social media impacted the way we speak to others and, in a way, put a damper on trying to civilly discuss difficult issues in our culture?
  • We covered days one and two of Riot Fest, plus the Humboldt Park fest was the inspiration for our Weekend Playlist.