A comedy night, a sip-and-paint and other ways to unwind both mentally and physically this week in Chicago
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Saturday, Jan. 15 – Enjoy a night of laughter at the Red Room Comedy Club (7442 N. Western Ave.) featuring comedians Khaleel The Comedian, Ziad Fouzi and many more! The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Purchase your tickets here.
Saturday, Jan. 15 – Sip and paint a winter forest landscapes this Saturday with artist Desiree Salpietro-Gigl at the Trickster Cultural Center (190 S. Rochelle Rd., Schaumburg)! You will be guided step-by-step, so no art experience needed! The in-person session starts at 1 p.m. Registration includes materials and non-alcoholic beverages. Get tickets here.
Sunday, Jan. 16 – Check out the film screening of Courage, a documentary on the ongoing uprising in Belarus, at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (2320 W. Chicago Ave.) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, and masks and proof of vaccination are required.
Recurring – Stretch, rest and reflect from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the next four consecutive Sundays in the comfort of your home. The Immigrant Action Alliance is offering virtual relaxation sessions for you to focus on trauma-informed gentle movement, breathwork and meditation. Contact bud@immigrantactionalliance.
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