NFT Curious? imnotArt To Launch Chicago’s First Physical NFT Gallery

Digital rendering of imnotArt

You’ve read the headlines about NFTs and you’ve seen the irreverent and exorbitantly priced Beeple gifs. Maybe the words “non-fungible token” still make no sense to you. Either way, an opportunity to rub elbows with the curators and artists shaping the NFT world is coming to Chicago. The city’s first physical NFT gallery pens June 3, when an online community called imnotArt takes over a gallery space on Ashland and Augusta.

Over 600 members strong, imnotArt is a digital gallery and community space built by Matt Schapiro and Chase McCaskill, two Chicago NFT collectors, and

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Ajay Devgn’s Mayday release date, Karni Sena warns Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj, Pathan and Tiger 3 to resume

With another day winding up, it’s time to look back at the biggest newsmakers in the entertainment world who’ve made it to the trending entertainment news today. From Ajay Devgn’s Mayday release date and Karni Sena warning Akshay Kumar’s Prithviraj to Juhi Chawla filing a lawsuit against the implementation of 5G and Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathan and Salman Khan’s Tiger 3 to resume shooting – here’s all what grabbed headlines to make it to the trending entertainment news today. Also Read – Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Jennifer Lawrence and more Bollywood and Hollywood celebs who are chain smokers in

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Roni’s Dance Company-Spotlight Dance Boosters Shoe Drive ***Ends 5/31/2021***

Roni’s Dance Company Launches Shoe Drive Fundraiser
to Raise Money for scholarships.

Spotlight Dance Boosters with Roni’s Dance Company is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser from April 1st – May 31st to raise funds for dance scholarships. Roni’s Dance Company will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of gently worn, used and new shoes collected. Funds2Orgs will issue a
check for the collected shoes. Those dollars will benefit a dancer’s future with a scholarship.

Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used and new

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Artist sues Vatican over stamp

ROME — One night in early 2019, Rome street artist Alessia Babrow glued a stylized image of Christ she had made onto a bridge near the Vatican. A year later, she was shocked to learn that the Vatican had apparently used a reproduction of the image, which featured Babrow’s hallmark heart emblazoned across Christ’s chest, as its 2020 Easter postage stamp.

Babrow sued the Vatican city-state’s telecommunications office in a Rome court last month, alleging it was wrongfully profiting off her creativity and violating the intent of her artwork. The lawsuit, which is seeking nearly 130,000 euros ($160,000) in damages,

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Family-friendly art stations, women in music head up pop-up arts fest

The festival, featuring local artist vendors, live music, food, and kids’ arts activities, takes place Friday, June 4, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the lower parking lot at 125 Live. Festival organizers hope to include around 34 local artists as vendors. Creators will present jewelry, pottery, woodworking, fiber art, painting and more.

Julie Johns, co-chair and co-founder, thinks the event is particularly important this year.

“We’re just coming off a year of dismal opportunities for artists to sell their work. Musicians and production companies are no exception,” she said. “The more opportunities, the better, and people are hungry for

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Behind the Bank Note with Jeremy Lee

Jeremy Lee has an active interest in paper money of Asia specializing in the banknotes of Hong Kong, Macau and the Foreign Banks in China. He has significant experience in the sphere of Asian notaphily and has worked with numerous governmental organizations, academic institutions and auctioneers including being one of the museum consultants for the Hong Kong Currency exhibition organized by the Hong Kong Museum of History in 2012. Lee has advised on many of the leading publications in Asian numismatics, including K.N. Boon’s Hong Kong & Macau Numismatic Reference, Owen Linzmayer’s The Banknote Book as well as the definitive

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