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Official Opinions: Green Chicago and Irish Hipsters

Chicagoans are painting the town green this weekend. The weekend before St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most party-packed events of the year for Chicago. So whether you want to listen to music, have a few drinks, or watch the river turn a brighter shade of green, you will find something that suits your tastes.

Dyeing of the river – This year Chicago will continue the 40 year tradition, and dye the river green. They will begin to dye the river on Saturday the 12th at 10 a.m. starting at Columbus & Wabash. Make sure to look out for the 12 foot long Shamrock Shake floating down the river!

Fireworks – Navy Pier will have a 10 minute fireworks display Saturday the 12th at 7pm. During the display they will play a mix of traditional Celtic songs along with some tunes from modern Irish artists.

Land of Song: Irish Songs by Modern Composers – For a cultural experience, Singers On New Ground will be showcasing modern versions of fundamental Irish tunes from centuries ago. They will be performing at PianoForte in the Fine Arts Building at 4pm on Saturday the 12th.

Division Street – For the crazier crowd,  the bars on Rush & Division will all be having their own Irish celebrations all day Saturday. Lux Bar will be having a “Lux of the Irish” benefit which will feature green beer, appetizers, raffles, and live music from the Shannon Irish Rovers Pipe Band and The Jimmy and Seamus Boyle Band.

And for the hipsters out there, Stitely has picked out a few ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Hipster Way.

1. Green PBR. Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day like Green Beer, and nothing says hipster party like PBR.

2. Going Green (Literally) – Although its always good to be eco-friendly, St. Patricks Day just adds a new meaning to going green. Many places are even selling green or St. Patty’s Day themed T-shirts that are eco-friendly!

3. The Look – No, you don’t have to be as authentic as these guys, but instead of jumping on board with those “Kiss Me I’m Irish” t-shirts, try a green plaid shirt, scruffy Irish beard, and some festive buttons.

4. For a look a little more subtle, here is a site with the stylings of some hipsters in Ireland. They aren’t wearing green, but its easy to pick up on the trends.

5. Finally, on March 17th stop by Delilah’s for Irish Punk Rock & Roll!

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