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2006-08-16

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A nude beginning: SHE.ART Chicago will host an opening reception for artist Anatoily Khmara, known for his watercolor nudes, on Aug. 18, 6-9 p.m., 142 Harrison St., Oak Park. Call 708-763-0155; www.sheartchicago.com .

Crafty: The American Craft Exposition Community Cancer Event, which will benefit the Lesbian Community Cancer Project and other organizations, will be held Fri., Aug., 25, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, 2311 N. Campus Dr., Evanston. Tickets are $60 each. See www.enh.org/aboutus/auxiliary/events/default.aspx?id=4222.

Home front: The first-ever Pride in Home Ownership Expo will take place Sat., Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Walt Disney Magnet School, 4140 N. Marine. Meet community professionals and attend seminars such as 'Know Your Rights' and 'Gay, Black and Redlined.' For booth and sponsorship opportunities, contact Renee Murray at 312-217-0537 or renee@hypevisualmedia.com or contact Kelly Martin at 312-243-3554 or mgpg@ameritech.net .

Love thy neighbor: The third anniversary celebration of the Pillar of Love Fellowship Church, a welcoming institution located at 7438 W. 62nd, Argo, will take place Sat.-Sun., Aug. 26-27, with speakers Bishop Wyatt Greenlee, Jr., and Rev. Dr. Yvette Flunder. ( The Aug. 26 event starts at 5 p.m. and the Aug. 27 event is at 3 p.m. ) Call 708-496-9030 for more information.

Buck up: The Bucktown Arts Fest will take place Sat.-Sun., Aug. 26-27, at 2300 N. Oakley and 2300 W. Lyndale. Almost 200 artists will have works displayed. E-mail info@bucktownartsfest.com; 312-409-8305.


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