Welcome to the Weekender! Host Alison Cuddy has your whole weekend planned out for you.
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Weekender heads out to track a revolution in culture this weekend. Come along to sample some local craft cheese, fly kites in India, and groove to indie tunes in Pilsen. Plus Chicago rockers White Mystery have a pick of their own!
See all of the Weekender picks below:
Pilsen Open Studios
Saturday and Sunday.
Musicians and artists in Pilsen have joined forces: Hear the story featuring cuts from the Pilsen Soundtrack 2.0
Go Fly The Kite
Final screening: Friday night at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Chicago-born filmmaker Prashant Bhargava's feature-length debut is Patang, or, The Kite. Hear his interview here.
Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week continues through Sunday.
Expert Robert Wolcott, executive director of the Kellogg Innovation Network, gives his take on new ideas.
White Mystery Picks Primus
Francis Scott Key White: check out Primus Friday night at Congress Theater.
Hear the rest of White Mystery's Weekly Guide picks here.
October is National Cheese Month
Find local craft cheese yourself at Pastoral, Zuercher & Co, Marion Street Cheese Market, or your local Chicago Farmers Market.
Food journalist David Hammond spoke to a few folks in the vanguard of the cheese business. Listen here.
Chicago rock band CAVE has a new album out on Drag City Records called Neverendless.
Hear an interview and performance here.
Those are your Weekender picks so have a great weekend, get out there, and enjoy!