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    Saturday, October 22, 2016

    10 AM

    The CTA is a central part of life for anyone who lives in Chicago. Nearly everyone in the city has interacted with a bus driver or train operator,... read more
    180 Minutes Lab CTA Control Center (Racine)
    11 AM

    Based in Pilsen, The Darshan Center aims to unite the physical, spiritual and emotional in its Vedic yoga teachings. Darshan Method creator Jim... read more
    150 Minutes Lab The Darshan Center
    12 PM

    Chicago’s history is intertwined with that of blues music, and this Portal connection will showcase just that. Eddie Taylor, Jr. and Harmonica... read more
    180 Minutes Artist-in-Residence Special Event Daley Plaza
    1 PM

    BucketFeet is changing the way artists tell stories across the world. With a global community of more than 40,000 artists from more than... read more
    120 Minutes Lab BucketFeet Bucktown Studio
    2 PM

    Coffee is the fuel that powers Chicago’s workforce, but very few people have an in-depth understanding as to how it’s made. At this Lab with Metric... read more
    120 Minutes Lab Metric Coffee

    Sunday, October 23, 2016

    8 PM

    Storytelling is one of humanity’s most universal traits—it's been present in every single civilization that has ever existed. At this Portal... read more
    180 Minutes Artist-in-Residence Special Event Daley Plaza