Extremely Local News: Popular Twitter account Chicago Party Aunt is getting Netflix show

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The downtown Chicago skyline, including the Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, are seen in this aerial photograph over Chicago, Illinois, May 30, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Chicago Party Aunt’s Netflix Show Promises Laughs — And A More Fun Side Of The City Rarely Seen On TV Chris Witaske, who stepped out of the shadows as the formerly anonymous Chicago Party Aunt (@chipartyaunt) account’s creator this summer, said his animated “Chicago Party Aunt” Netflix series is meant to be a love letter to Chicago, will debut on Netflix Septmeber 17th.

With ‘Fades, Fros And Books’ Barbershop Project, Young South Siders Can Get A Haircut While Boosting Their Reading Skills The program was created by Brilliant Brown Boys Book Club founder Chez Smith. It aims to get Black boys excited about reading by connecting them with books in a place they feel comfortable: the barbershop.

Uptown Gallery, Located Above Green Mill, Creates Space For Underrepresented Artists Uptown’s newest gallery is open and looking to support Black and Brown artists in Chicago, opened August 12th.

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