We have survived the fierce winter in all of its Arctic glory ( Or so we think?) To be honest that did not stop many of us from going out to see some of the most anticipated films this year! From the introduction to Marvel’s female warrior “Captain Marvel” to Jordan Peele’s Sci-fi thriller, “Us” we are on our way to a year full of extremely decorated and authentic films.
Spring will be taking on full form this April and what better way to bask in the season than with some new film releases? Go unravel your emotions alone or go with friends, but these films are expected to have you on the edge of your seats! Look out for these april releases!
SHAZAM! April 5th, 2019
If you have been keeping up the the DC (Detective Comics) Franchise then this is definitely the movie for you. SHAZAM is the origin story of a teenage boy who is granted the ability to turn into an Adult Superhero with God-like abilities. Check it out April 5th to see how he balances the life of a teenager and being the world’s last hope against evil.
The Best of Enemies April 5th, 2019
The Best of Enemies tells the story of two individuals on opposite sides of the political spectrum coming together to ultimately stop the racial turmoil taking place in a segregated education system. The movie is expected to be an emotional roller-coaster ride with its highly reflective and educational events. Bring tissues!
MISSING LINK April 12th, 2019
Do not judge a book by its cover with this film. This furry creature is sweet, funny, intelligent and extremely literal. With the help of friends, we will join them on the journey of finding his long-lost relatives in Shangri-La Valley.
Avengers: End Game April 26th, 2019
No doubt Avengers will be taking the whole tray of bacon at the end of this month. Marvel fans have stayed true to sequels and origin films alike. This film is set to break records with our favorite heroes coming together to bring order back to the world with the final boss fight. The theatres will be filled this spring so it may be best to reserve your seats now!
Hey, film buffs and movie enthusiasts! Attend the Irish Film Festival at AMC River East from March 1st-3rd. They are dedicated to showcasing great work from Irish filmmakers. http://www.chicagoirishfilmfestival.com/
There’s no such thing as too many parades, so head over to the Southside Irish Parade on March 17th at noon. It started in 1979 and is now one of the largest celebrations outside of Dublin. https://southsideirishparade.org/
Decorating on a budget can feel like an impossible task. Not everyone is thrifty, and when you buy items online they often look completely different upon arrival. We have a DIY project that will have your apartment looking sophisticated and your friends asking “where can I find?” and “how much?”
Two pairs of tights
4 Safety pins
Sew the ankles of leggings shut.
Fill one pair of leggings with polyester stuffing (just the legs).
Roll the top tightly.
Pin it and sew shut.
Repeat with other pair of leggings.
Now, time to knot them together.
Cross the bottom pair of leggings over the top pair.
Cross the top pair of leggings over that.
Fold the other side of the bottom pair.
Tuck the other side of the top pair into the original loop.
Turn and tuck the leggings around the knot.
Pin the ends in place.
Make a few stitches on each end to secure them in place and you’re done.